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“Great Lunch” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Oro Restaurant and Lounge

Oro Restaurant and Lounge
Ranked #376 of 474 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Oro is also opening a new gastronomic season with a makeover menu - blending tradition and creativity for lunch and dinner, but also to enjoy breakfast or an aperitif with friends. A safe haven in the city for those for whom combining lifestyle with business is essential, Oro is equipped with Wi-Fi and private connection. Roof Top BBQ Lounge for those enjoying outdoor. Italian flavour and international undertones: Oro is a well groomed, elegant refuge from everyday life in the city, where you can savour a rich selection of unique dishes and drinks immersed in an atmosphere reminiscent of La Dolce Vita in its fine dining indoor restaurant. Nyamgumi Road, Off Dennis Pritt Rod at the Roof Top of Suite Life Serviced Apartments. Outdoor BBQ Lounge or Indoor Fine Dining, the choice is yours!
Nairobi
1 review
“Great Lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Good for a girlie catch up. Staff very friendly and attentive. Outside area was nice, had lunch inside, a bit cold outside. Prices very reasonable. Inside feels very much like a hotel sadly a bit sterile, but would go again to check it out just for drinks in evening .

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
Helpful?
Thank 232Truth7
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Valentina K, Manager at Oro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
Dear 232Truth7,
Thank you for your review on your experience with us at ORO Restaurant &
Lounge. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch, and we are looking forward to
hosting you again soon.
With Kind Regards,
Valentina
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Splendid!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

After reading the reviews here, I decided to give it a try for my friend's birthday dinner and we were not disappointed. From the lighting as you walk in that is draped on the bamboo, to the ambiance in the restaurant and to the food. Job well done! My friend had the oriental pork ribs with chunky chips which were quite sumptuous and I had red snapper and mashed potatoes which was also quite tasty.
My only issue with it was the rather slow service (there were only 2 waiters for the entire restaurant), the fact that they do not have those nice wallets/trays to put your bill in (the waiter brought it by hand) and they did not have fish knives.
Loved the experience there and will definitely be back!!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
Helpful?
Thank VillaMachakos
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Valentina K, Manager at Oro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Dear KenyanFoodCritic,
We love food critics as they keep us on our toes all the times! Thanks for your review and for appreciating our food. All well noted….

We have just sent for fish knives, the floor manager is on board and the menu folder and bill folders have been designed and ordered. Looking forward to see you soon and thank you for motivating us to excellence. Warm regards,
Valentina
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
“Calm and relaxing restaurant with great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

ORO which I learned means Gold in italian is a treasure for those that like a venue that has great ambiance, a sense of intimacy and service that feels very personalized. Whether at the main bar, the dining section or outdoor patio one cannot help feel their troubles slip away. With soothing lounge music, great decor and an understated elegance it is definitely a treat to the senses.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank Christian B
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Valentina K, Manager at Oro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Dear Christian,
thank you for having been our guest for several evenings. But also thank you for such detailed and positive review. We look forward to having you dining with us again during your next visit to Nairobi.
With warm regards
Valentina
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great evening!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I visited this place 2 weekends ago and wait staff just disappeared on us so we walked off.I decided to give it another try and had the most enjoyable dinner today.
I ordered the tomato soup and the masala fish,my wife ordered the chicken Tikka.I am not a dessert person but food was was so good a Tarrmisu dessert was great way to round off the evening.Service was great and so was the meal that I have invited some friend to join me there for drinks and dinner on Friday.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
Helpful?
Thank GNF777
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Valentina K, Manager at Oro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review and we are glad that you and your wife had ‘the most enjoyable evening.’ We are glad that you loved the food and even got to try the dessert. We promise you will never have to walk off again as we have increased our waiting team to ensure that there is always a dedicated person to serve you every time you come to Oro. See you (and your friends) Friday evening and we will strive to make it yet another unforgettable evening at Oro.
See you shortly....
Valentina
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Tunis, Tunisia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“nice to be there during summer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

the retaurant offers a nice variety of food, with a competitive prices. the choise is not big but quality food

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank Youssef A
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Valentina K, Manager at Oro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Dear Youssef,

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate the feedback and over the next few months will be looking to welcoming you to continue enjoying our great quality food and our select variety of special meals. Come back soon as you will find air heater warming your evening on the terrace.
Valentina
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