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The Village Market

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East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination. Description: The Village Market is East Africa's largest Shopping, Recreation and Entertainment destination. The complex is home to over 150 outlets covering 210,000 square feet of retail...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 7122488
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All reviews unique mall great food court african crafts shops selling modern shops high end shops nice market buying souvenirs all age groups local masai small mall business trip to nairobi wood carvings fun experience nice place to visit vendors handicrafts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought some great souvenirs from here - however you must bargain to the extent of literally brining the price down 1 fifth of what is being offered - great value for money! and great experience to get a feel of the loca vendors and people...More

Thank Sobia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been in Nairobi for several years, all Nairobians lamented the lack of activities as the complex expanded. We visited on a sunny Sunday and found ourselves overwhelmed with options. Beyond the great new food court in the new section, an indoor kids play area...More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a fun experience within the rich Kenyan culture. The prices might seem high, but you are basically supporting the country's heritage. It was great fun talking to the stall owners - each have their unique style!

Thank Hasan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit, lots of shops, good parking and a great food area with choices of different cuisine. Modern and clean.

Thank Eaterouta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent few hours with kids. Did some shopping, took some photos and had good food. It’s a shopping center with a different setup. Looked pleasant with trees and plants all over. Never looked like a mall. Lot of options for the food.

Thank Bharath M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I was in Nairobi a few months back and I happened to go to the village Market and I was very impressed, the atmosphere was very nice the art 🎨 so beautiful. Lots of restaurants and shopping centers and the new upgrade is gonna...More

2  Thank Curiosity791536
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Excellent place for shopping but no big box stores (Carrefour is at 2 Rivers mall). Amazing food court with large variety (no fast food outlets- which adds to the charm). Best Boerwers I've had outside of SA. On Fridays there is the Masai Market in...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We visited here for buying souvenirs. At the entrance, security guards have inspection to visitors, so I think this is one of safe place in Nairobi. You can buy clothes, tableware with animal painting. Additionally you can have meals here(food court),and snacks at supermarket. I...More

Thank shin51
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The village market promotes hand made Kenyan/African crafts and goods. It has variety of items that are not only colorful but very authentic. You also learn about which cultural group makes the item. I was very disappointed in the way a lot of the sellers...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique mall that mixes the open air and covered areas with wide variety of shops. The shopping possibilities are huge from furniture, clothes, jewelries and hair dressers The huge food courts has all types of food with authentic tastes It is a...More

Thank Mansi66
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from Supeter | Reviewed this property |
Ramps available from the entrance into the main part of the food court for wheelchair access and to the best of my memory there's also a ramp to the upper floors very close to the stairs, hope this helps.
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Retiredrn365 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Supeter | Reviewed this property |
There's a bar open upstairs I seem to remember. I was in there until about midnight one night