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Nairobi Java House Downtown

Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 721 494049
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, African, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a really good experience there. Me and my gf tried the Malindi Chai Tea and Malindi Coffee and they were really tasty and well prepared. Service was great, staff was friendly and quick serving us. I would definitely recommend it. The tea was one...More

Thank ViniciusLCorbellini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has a good variety on the breakfast menu, excellent service, free WiFi for business connectivity, delicious coffee and a convenient city center spot!

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Purchased a couple bags of whole bean coffee. This place is busy and on the small side but Service was fast and friendly. Hectic area of town and lots of traffic.

Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to review your experience with us. Enjoy the coffee! ;)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was staying at the Intercontinental Hotel round the corner with my daughter and son - I refused to pay $30 USD per person for breakfast there as it is a complete rip off. We had breakfast and lunch there about three times and had...More

Thank nsojer
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Visited with my husband and a friend for dinner and breakfast during stopover before traveling further into Kenya. We were staying at the Hilton and this was an easy walk. The menu has variety and the prices were decent. We found the food tasty and...More

Thank ColumbiaBud
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Happy Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us and for choosing us! :) We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we do hope your next visit is around the corner. Take care!

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

At the Westlands Java House coffee shop my daughter and I felt relatively safe: Security gates, security guards, security cameras and minimal traffic flow of people. I put my back pack next to a wall, under the table, next to my leg. Unlike my daughter,...More

Thank Sarah B
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Sarah, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. We're sincerely sorry to hear of your experience at our Westlands branch and we'd like to follow up with you directly. If possible, kindly send us a number we could use to...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Their Caramel Milkshake is the business ,simply sublime and worth a second visit . Tried the new Chicken Caribbean Salad it's okay but am sticking to my chicken Ceasar Salad. The service is awesome too . Tip try and get a sit on the upper...More

Thank Shar7777
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Sharon, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us and we're glad to hear that you enjoy our food and drinks. Come back for more yummy milkshakes :) Take care!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Enjoy African coffee and snacks downtown Nairobi. This is frequeted by locals and ideal for evening meet or weekend.

Thank mwas2
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review and recommend us to other guests! We appreciate you!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Good place for tourists to eat; ice and salads are ok to eat here. Wide variety on menu - breakfasts, burgers, salads, sandwiches, shakes, coffee.

1  Thank xxx60849
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Happy Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us and we're glad to hear that you enjoy our food & services! We hope your next visit is around the corner! :)

Reviewed 21 April 2017

double expresso with hot milk by the side. This coffee was fantastic. Excellent. String. Perfect for me

Thank mrsP7741
JavaGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Nairobi Java House Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Happy Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us and we're glad to hear you enjoy our coffee and services! Come back soon! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 721 494049
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