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“An oasis of organisation” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Westgate Shopping Mall

Westgate Shopping Mall
Ranked #31 of 109 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: Westgate, Nairobi’s premier shopping mall is East Africa’s finest shopping , leisure and pleasure destination for millions of resident and international visitors. With lots of daily, weekly and monthly entertainment options for the whole family; Westgate is the only shopping mall in East Africa that has shoppers engaged in exciting and enlightening events for all. With over 80 stores and a variety of art and crafts kiosks all open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. as well as entertainment outlets and restaurants that are open past midnight seven days a week; Westgate upholds the standards to keep our shoppers happy and give them the best variety. Westgate Shopping Mall attracts a highly cosmopolitan and sophisticated clientele, and reaches a well-defined and attractive demographic audience. Located in a serene environment along Mwanzi Road in Westlands, Westgate Shopping Mall is easily accessible from the city center. Shoppers are assured of enjoyable and convenient shopping in a relaxing atmosphere, all under one-roof. Westgate also has ample parking.
Melbourne, Australia
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“An oasis of organisation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

When I was getting a little tired of the chaos of Nairobi, Westgate Mall was a great little oasis to enjoy clean, calm corridors and nice cafes and restaurants. A central atrium lights up the centre, with several floors of shops easily accessed via the stairs, elevators or lifts. With a Nakumut supermarket on site, the Mall was a great place to relax over a coffee for a couple of hours, then stock up on supplies. I didn't use it, but there seemed to be ample parking out the front, or secure parking underneath the Mall.
The Dormans kiosk on the ground floor was excellent, as was the Artcaffe booth on the first floor. For a proper sit-down meal, there was the Artcaffe on the ground floor.
Security guards man the doors and roam the floors, so you can expect a hassle free time at Westgate. A good place to know about when visiting Nairobi.

Visited July 2012
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