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“Elegant and Romantic hotel and restaurant”

The Bistro at Palacina
Ranked #102 of 544 Restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: European, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Palacina Bistro... Showcasing the very best of Kenyan produce, beautifully prepared in an atmosphere of understated elegance.
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Elegant and Romantic hotel and restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

Tucked away little boutique hotel (normally peaceful but there is a bit of building construction during the day in the neighbors plot at the moment) very nice rooms and good food, calamari friti, snapper, great fries, all good....

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Palacina”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

We went with a group of business colleagues and were disappointed. The setting was pleasant but service was poor. We had to continually ask for service. Quality of food was mixed ranging from good to poor. The old restaurant was a favourite - not any more!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best restaurant in Nairobi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014

A cozy restaurant with fabulous food and fantastic staff!! I love it!! My husband and I went to dinner and as usual we were not disappointed. The food and the service are spot on!! I highly recommend it!

  • Visited December 2013
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lovely restaurant - great for a romantic dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

The venue of the area is actually next door/adjacent to Palacina Interiors. They must use their own stock to decorate the interior of the restaurant as it looked very nice! The waiters were very nice and welcoming, and the outside seating was set out well. My date and I had a starter and a main each. The Red Snapper was delicious, a nice bit of crispness on the outside. My rare rib-eye steak was quite good, slightly uneven in the cooking in the sense parts of it was more medium-rare/medium. However, the meal was lovely, all in all the damage was around Ksh. 5,500 (2 starters, 2 mains, drinks).

  • Visited January 2014
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