Nairobi: Eat and Drink

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Nairobi has numerous bars, nightclubs and pubs, mostly around Westlands and Parklands. Start with small pre-drinking in with friends at local bars or join the clubs for some hyper atmosphere. Here are seven (7) of some of the most popular places to visit.

  1. Bacchu’s Lounge, +254 20 2018198, Woodvale Grove, Nairobi City, Kenya, Laid back atmosphere featuring live music & an array of wines & beverages
  2. Champagne & Fishbowls, +254 20 4440964, A 104, Nairobi, Kenya, Serves Veuve Cliquot champagne and giant cocktails in actual fishbowls
  3. Gipsy Bar, +254 07 37776677, Woodvale Grove. Opposite Barclays Bank. Westlands. Nairobi, Great vibrant atmosphere that bonds well with the mix of people expatriates and locals who frequents it
  4. Havana Bar, Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya, Latin-style cocktail bar, much loved by locals and expatriates alike
  5. Mercury Lounge, +254 20 4442854, Bernard Estate, Nairobi, Kenya, American-style chic, up market bar with extravagant funky interior
  6. Misty Ginger, +254 07 18769646, Westlands, Nairobi City, Kenya, Stylish and extravagant interior decoration, mood-enhancing lighting
  7. Nest @ Tribe, Tribe Hotel, Limuru Road, The Village Market, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya, Amazing martinis with flavors like Lemon Grass, Hot Chili Passion and Watermelon

Nairobi offers all the great Kenyan dishes like ugali and sukuma wiki. It also has a good number of international restaurants available due to the good number of expats residing in the city.

  1. The Carnivore Restaurant, Exotic, +254 20 4454439, Langata Road, Near Wilson Airport, PO Box 56685, City Square 00200, Nairobi
  2. Fogo Gaucho Churrascaria, Brazilian, Steakhouse, +254 20 60059337, Viking House | Off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
  3. Naked Pizza, Western, +254 70 7111888, Fedha Plaza, 16 Mpaka Road | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  4. Purdy Arms, Pub, 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
  5. Tamambo Karen Blixen, Western, +254 71 9346349, Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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