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Galileo's

African, Bar, Pub
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musuem road, Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

I was looking for spicy foods with salad. Got it and it was clean. The table boy should be fast enough. Though old fashioned chairs and tables seemed pretty ordinary at first; but It was good.

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Thank Georgia M
Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Passed by the place and the experience was above average good music to accompany the drinks, definitely a place one should visit.

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Thank Mervin-KI
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Not enough honey in the cocktail called Dawa- I had to keep asking for more honey. If you are going to copy Carnivores' ( another bar in Nairobi) signature cocktail, try and get it right. A no smoking sign but they serve shisha and make other people inhale the smoke. Lastly, they make u crawl under the barrier at the... More 

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Thank Lily_from_Nairobi
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Okay this is Nairobi nightlife at its best. Be warned, there are plenty of nigh ladies who will be watching you like a hawk. If it is not your thing then steer clear or just go with friends for drinks

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Thank Pamaluka
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Located on the highway on westlands. It is more a bar than anything else. Frequented more by Kenyans than foriegnors.

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Thank AaryanRaghu
Nairobi
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

It is on everybody mouth. anybody who has been in Nairobi and has not gone to this place then you were not there to see wonders in cool music and clean services.

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1 Thank Charles S
Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Good place for a Friday night out.Good music I must say Location is somehow tricky due to the small parking available. Soo if your driving you will be forced to look for parking on the side roads of the busy highway..V.I.P section always reserved and some nights no one really gets to seat in the V.I.P area.. The guy in... More 

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1 Thank Kennie M
Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I frequent Galileo- Waiyaki way on Thursday nights for jazz, usually after work hoping to have a few drinks with friends and probably a meal. But every Thursday all seats except bar stools are always reserved, and they remain reserved most of the night, after 3 hours on stools we always bow out for other places. Except for the lady... More 

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3 Thank Limmo K
Nairobi
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Explore Nairobi by night and have some drinks at Galileo accompanied by cool entertainment for the best part of the night.

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Thank George K
Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We, a group of 5 people, living for 3 months in Nairobi went to Galileo just to notice that one of our friends was thrown out barely 5 minutes after we entered. The reason was that he had not ordered a drink. How can you force someone to buy a drink in the first minutes of arrival. The staff is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Bar, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: musuem road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?