We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dancing Spoon Cafe & Wine Bar

) #356 of 506 Restaurants in Nairobi $$ - $$$ , , European
20th Century Plaza, Mama Ngina St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good58%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
9 May 2016
“Slow service”
19 Jan 2016
“Check out my new review of this hot place!”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, European, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
20th Century Plaza, Mama Ngina St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (14)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 9 May 2016

Dancing spoon is just a tad bit slower than normal restaurants. Your drinks take longer to arrive and the food takes longer to arrive. Don't go there for a quick lunch as it will frustrate you. Also don't try any normal sirloin or rump steak...More

1  Thank Workingman007
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Fish. Professional waiters. Good food. Yummy drinks. Nice views. Swinging music. High professionalism. Only one place to be, the best restaurant in Nairobi. The Dancing Spoon.

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed 30 November 2015

the best place to have a meal before watching a movie at the Imax. The ambience is romantic and the service is quick. The place is quiet and not too crowded. I had a snack but I'll be back for a meal

Thank Cynthia I
Reviewed 28 September 2015

A nice place to have a meal while in town especially sitting next to the window will watching people on the Mama Ngina street also you can have a snack as you go to Imax cinem,a for latest movies. Their prices are affordable what i...More

Thank manage99
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My sweetheart loves sizzling steak, we always take time to munch away before enjoying some 3D entertainment.

Thank Victor M
Reviewed 4 February 2015

It's a great place!!The ambiance is very okay and has a romantic feel to it.It is not always crowed and its a quiet place with a good view of the city.The food is also great,but the service is quite slow,given the few number of people...More

1  Thank Doris L
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Had lunch at this restaurant and specifically had masala fries. Little did I know I would be running for the toilet seat a few hours later! Wil definately not come back here again.

Thank Fwawesh
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I call it a hidden jewel because its in the middle of town, inside the Imax theatre building so you would expect it to be noisy and uncomfortable with the theatre and the traffic outside but once you get in its very very different, very...More

2  Thank Shiru S
Reviewed 28 March 2013

As I awaited the rains to subside, I thought about popping in here to wad the cold away. I had no clue that I would be in here long enough for me to compose a review. I asked for a tea pot. A metallic pot...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 22 March 2013

The food is pretty decent and the portions are big. We had breakfast. The place itself, however, seems a little tired with the decor needing an upgrade. Location is very central and right next to the IMAX if you want to catch a meal before/after...More

Thank alkenya
Nearby Restaurants
Teriyaki Japan
21 reviews
.07 km away
Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel
281 reviews
.19 km away
Exchange Bar
47 reviews
.19 km away
Nairobi Java House Downtown
164 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Archives
126 reviews
.24 km away
Bencia Africa Adventure & Safaris
68 reviews
.22 km away
American Embassy Memorial Garden
90 reviews
.25 km away
Guided Nairobi City Tours
78 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dancing Spoon Cafe & Wine Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, European, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20th Century Plaza, Mama Ngina St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 227581
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing