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“great value for money”
Review of Java House

Java House
Ranked #9 of 567 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Nairobi, Kenya
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“great value for money”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Java has amazing food... snacky food... great milkshakes and delcious coffees..... the price you pay is worth the amount of food you get.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Djibouti, Djibouti
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Java House at Sarit Center”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Busy place and always full of customers especially since they killed the competition at Sarit. Its quiet and peaceful once inside the coffee house. Fast wi-fi if you need to check your mail quickly...and yes, the coffee is very good!

Visited March 2013
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Christmas Island, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Perfect Oasis”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

If you are sick & tired of the hustle & bustle, and just want to sit somewhere, have a good cup of coffee and utilize wi-fi, this is a wonderful place to go.

There have been many times we were subject to a rolling blackout for days & the only way to charge the phones were to go to a Java House & plug in while having a drink or a surprisingly wide selection of food.

They are easy& safe meeting places. I recommend the hot ginger & lemon w/honey.

* Hint- if there are no available plugs, it is common to share a table with people you don't know. Just ask & you will probably be invited to sit on the other side of the booth.
* Hint #2- It's well-known that people are there for the wireless. Leave good tips and the servers don't mind at all when you stay for an hour or two. And be sure to have a good firewall- people actively try to hack!

Visited July 2012
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world
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good coffee”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Nice environment and excellent coffee, to me the best in Kenya, pastry and service are also good.
You can now get the same in Mombasa, also good, do not miss it.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Lucrezia N
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Brunch”
Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

I had a doctor's appointment on a saturday in the same building housing Java Upper Hill Medical and as I waited for my friend decided to have some brunch! The service was not up to par as it took the intervention of the duty manager/supervisor to get service but the omelette/home fries & toast were yummy when I was finally served! I find the taste of their tea keeping changing though, not the best I've tasted! They have wonderful minty pineade juice great in this hot weather.

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