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“Average food, spotty service” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Java House

Java House
Ranked #9 of 463 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: American, Cafe, European, African
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nairobi, Kenya
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Average food, spotty service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

There are java locations all around Nairobi and the food is pretty consistent throughout. They have an amazing honey, lemon, and ginger drink that cures all ails

My biggest gripe is that they've started serving pretty small portions, particularly for lunch. Also, the service can sometimes be really bad, but I think this varies from location to location.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Jason L
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English first
Dallas, TX
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good Food and Coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

It is great for those who want to get their Western Fix. Great coffee and food--burgers and more. Only downside is that they close at 9 pm. Downer for those working late.

Visited April 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fudge cake.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Being a chocolate addict...i cannot resist popping in for the rich chocolate milkshake and the fudge cake!

Visited April 2013
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Thank nuriruby
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Great for iced coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I have to say this place is one of the best places in the world to have an iced coffee.
The fact they give you liquid sugar (it is so helpful) give it a go if you pass one.
They also have free wi-fi

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank RobE_AdamD
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great improvement!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The fish is very good, tartar sauce is decent, carrot cake is divine... coffee is freshly brewed... Lil more choice on the menu in terms of choice would be good.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank mekenya
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