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K'Osewe Ranalo Foods

Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 770 785897
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“thali” (42 reviews)
“fried fish” (7 reviews)
“chapatis” (3 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located near the city market. Price quite convenient. the food quality is not bad, we can say that it is average african food. The staff were not totally available to help you. except for waiter that saw me after a while and...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I am reviewing only the good it will be 1 star 2 maximum As the menu is a little pricey compared to the city's average, and the portions is small, but the overall taste is good But I really enjoyed the general atmosphere and...More

Thank Hazem S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you ever find yourself in Nairobi Kenya, squeeze some time to visit K'osewe. Nairobi just like any other city in the world has its good share of exotic 5-star hotels. Mostly that's not where you want to be if you want to get the...More

1  Thank Afro S
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

But this is just the best place for palatable African dishes! The fried chicken coupled with Kachumbari is orgasmic!

Thank Victorine A
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch and as others have put the place resembles a large canteen/cafeteria. Staff were pleasant and service was good. We went to the counter and asked what the particular dishes were and I think the word is 'traditional'. A lot of...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Wanted to taste Kenyan traditional food and when a friend directed me here, I thought otherwise but when I got to order my food and had it on my table, I got to experience traditional delicacy and was great

Thank Chinkutravels
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant twice. It caters to a multi ethnic audience, with an emphasis on traditional foods from Western and Nyanza in Kenya. One of the best dishes that you must try is fried Tilapia from Lake Victoria. I tried the mbuzi choma...More

Thank WBowman
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch and had coconut fish, Ugali and Sukuma. Food served very fast. It was fresh and pretty tasty! If you are looking for a nice local African eatery without doubting quality, this is the place to go. Will definitely come back! Well done...More

Thank Matthias R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Like every African restaurant, it helps if you know what you are ordering. The pay first routine is unique and makes the process of ordering quite efficient. The fish is fresh off the boat...as they claim. I'd give it 5 stars if the customer service...More

Thank Njui
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Centrally located at the heart of Nairobi, easily accessible, K'Osewe is great haven for African food. The food is fresh and well cooked. The place is usually busy over peak hours and good to visit early lunch or dinner.

Thank mwas2
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15 December 2016|
Response from Shivona T | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall. Although the food is displayed in a buffet like manner, each dish is priced separately. It is definitely inexpensive and affordable by Nairobi standards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +254 770 785897
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