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“Fun!”
Review of Gipsy Bar

Gipsy Bar
Ranked #164 of 564 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fun!”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

A well situated bar in the upmarket Westlands area. Good security & table service.
Plenty of ex-pats, so you know that it's one of the safer places to eat & drink and they are not adverse to showing the UK football league.

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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  • German first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Munich, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“go with friends”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

This place has the best music in westlands. Like everyone else mentions, it's full of hookers. If that makes you uncomfortable, don't go to East Africa. Beer is expensive. That's westlands. Tons of expats and Nairobians hang out there, they're always really cool, friendly people. Gipsys bumps full-on on a Thursday night.

  • Visited December 2012
    • Atmosphere
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good for Sports Viewing”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

A european bar for two things, watching your favouite team with friends or being picked up by high class ladies of the night.

Visited October 2012
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Kitchener, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
194 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Good night club”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Not bad if you do not mind the hundreds of ladies of the night flowing around and mingling. They are not that forceful though and will leave you in peace or just be good company. The music is good for dancing, but the dance floor is small and often very crowded.

Visited January 2012
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Full of hookers....”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

but a pretty good atmosphere with friends. Drinks aren't the cheapest in Westlands, but you have 3 different style of bars. Some bars don't serve certain drinks, like Guiness or Tusker. The bar on the left is generally choc-a-block with 'working girls', the one of the right generally does not let 'them' in, and is usually filled with Indians. The middle bar is kind of, well, in the middle. Music gets loud around 9pm+ and generally plays the same stuff as most clubs in the area. It's also the only gay-friendly establishment I've seen in the area. Generally safe and a good place to hang out with friends. Oh, and awesome during football...

Visited December 2012
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