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Makutano Grill

Bogani East Road | Off Langata South Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3884485
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“chicken curry” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bogani East Road | Off Langata South Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were taken here by our guide as a suggestion for lunch. The food was great and friendly service.Nice craft shops, with no hard-sell.

Thank pgoose
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food at Makutano ranged from average to good depending on what was ordered. However, despite the fact that we were only one of two groups there, service was extremely slow. I would suggest narrowing down the menu and focusing on the things the chef...More

Thank F V
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Californian burger was excellent! Service was great too. There were the tiniest birds I've ever seen at the fountain/garden area.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We strongly urge travellers to avoid this restaurant since they may be tempted to dine here because of their visit to the adjoining art & craft shop. The food is really bad but it is the service which is excruciatingly slow. It is a highly...More

Thank 98neerajs
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We ate at the Makutano Grill on our way to the airport. Our guide made reservations for us and informed them that we would be in a rush. The staff served our lunch very quickly, the food was delicious and we enjoyed our last Tusker...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had some time before our flight, so we went to the Craft Center. While there we ate lunch at the Makutano Grill. The food was OK, not great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Prices were what one would expect at a tourist...More

Thank Max G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stopped here for lunch, and it was great. Menu was very versatile, prices reasonable, service excellent. Tuna melt was very good, never thought to put peanuts in a tuna sandwich. Outdoor seating area was comfortable and well shaded.

Thank jpyzek
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The garden/outdoor eating area is beautiful. I lost count of how many species of birds we saw in the greenery and at the feeders. It was difficult to sit still and concentrate on my meal as I wanted to photagraph the birds. However, despite the...More

Thank 1964RSM
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch here on our last day in Nairobi. The service was good and my chicken curry was very nice indeed. A Tusker or 2 made this a fine spot to relax

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food served here is tasty and the lush garden atmosphere a welcome retreat from whatever chaos you are escaping. Did not get 5 stars because server asked me if he could bring the bill while I was still eating, which I found inappropriate. He...More

Thank NovaOrbis
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Bogani East Road | Off Langata South Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3884485
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