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Open House Restaurant

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Ring Road Parklands, Opp The Mall | Centro House, Westlands, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
+254 727 726345
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been my favourite for Indian cuisine since 1998. Absolutely delicious. The quality, quantity and value has been consistant. Service has always been friendly. We've never returned a dish for any reason. It used to get quite warm inside, especially upstairs, however that problem has been solved. It can get very busy so I recommend booking a table... More 

Thank Chris K
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt in my kind: open house offers the best curry in Nairobi, and that is saying something. There is a combination of Indian specialties and British classics, reliably well cooked.

Thank Alex M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I've been in Nairobi for over a month and every time I'm travelling, it's around this time that I get a craving for food from back home- Indian food. A quick search showed up Open House and it was quite satisfying to see a ton of great reviews. The decision was made! We went in for dinner on a Tuesday... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

on my recent Nairobi visit we ventured for dinner at Open House in Westlands. Let the name NOT discourage you , it is an amazing Indian restaurant with very good food and impeccable service. The staff are welcoming so is the owner who is right by the entrance to usher you in and a quick bye on your way out.... More 

Thank Mombasahotelier
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The food at this restaurant was delicious and well presented. The restaurant gets rather busy even on week nights so I would suggest that you make an early booking. The service was excellent and even though we were a large table and ordered many different meals, we did not have to wait long for our dinner. I will definitely go... More 

Thank Arista S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Such a pleasure to have excellent Indian food in Nairobi, most similar to my favorite London places. We had a mix of vegetarians and meat eaters and all were happy.

Thank JRandom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Open House is remarkably good Indian. I went with an international group, and there was consensus this was the best Indian food we had ever tried. Be sure to book ahead for a table, and order more food than you would naturally as its absolutely delicious and they will pack your leftovers. Flavours are very rich, and the service is... More 

Thank Tom M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

No Ambiance whatsoever to talk about, crowed, noisy but makes up for all this with the food. Excellent tasting dishes that have left us going back again and again for more!

Thank Garrett - A
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Open house is like a small kept secret tucked at a corner in Westalnds next to WESTLANDS MAll. Most of the time you need to be here early or you will not find a place to sit. The ambiance is warm and their variety of Indian n vegetarian dishes is vast. When you want o have a healthy family dinner... More 

Thank Sylvia M
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I continue to use Open House as you will not find better Indian food than this anywhere in East Africa. The flavours in each dish are excellent and they spice it exactly as you ask. The fact that so many of their clients are Indian speaks volumes I have tried so many different dishes but they are all equally good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ring Road Parklands, Opp The Mall | Centro House, Westlands, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 727 726345
At Open House Restaurants, we believe that Fine Indian Cuisine comes from a delicate balance of succulent food, authentic ambiance and personalised service.
So when you walk into our doors, be ready to experience a connucopia of indian flavours, whilst being transported into our traditionally set surroundings. Feel free to enquire about your taste preference or take suggestion from our experienced staff. Enjoy!

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