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5 Kaunda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2018
“Good food slow service”
8 Feb 2017
Closes in 21 min
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
5 Kaunda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

They have the standard Somali restaurant fare so I usually go there during lunch time. Food is a lot and well made and you wil not be disappointed. I usually find their service slow though but maybe it is because oft the high customer traffic.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Martin_Wahogo
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This place came highly recommended by a friend but i must say i was disappointed.The portions served is not worth the price.The food is average too,nothing to write home about.The milk shakes are quite okay though.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Willie M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

An amazing place in the middle of Nairobi. The waiters are very easy going. And the advise for the dish was bulls eye. A Somalian restaurant with the best meat i ever ate. Price of the food is how it should be. Dont waste time...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Ron t
Reviewed July 8, 2016

I would have given Hamdi 3 stars but they get 4 based on value for money. There is nothing that stands out with regard to the mood and ambiance of the place except for the terrace. The terrace has a good view of the busy...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Joe M
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Consistent wrong orders. Chicken burger without chicken, boiled meat when ordered roasted and some seriously small portioned food at full price. I would only recommend the boneless chicken from their menu.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Workingman007
Reviewed April 21, 2016

What a great relief from overpriced, generic hotel food. The food here is about 1/3 of the price of similar food at a hotel. You can't get similar food though. Don't know of any hotels that serve camel and goat dishes. This is most defiantly...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Capie_Tours
Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is one of the best and most affordable places in Nairobi for Somali food and chai. My favourite is "Arosta" lamb cooked in Somali style. They have a good selection of tea and if you love camel milk you can try it here. This...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank Eugene N
Reviewed January 18, 2016

I have always enjoyed meeting up at Hamdi with friends in the evenings for coffee and occasional lunches while in town or waiting for our movie timing at IMAX across the road. The food is well prepared and staff attentive to serve. I have had...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Ndiba
Reviewed December 7, 2015

This review is long overdue. I should have written it five visits ago to Hamdi restaurant. The first time I visited Hamdi was February of 2014, and since then, my cravings for the best Arosta and thirst for amazing smoothies have always been fulfilled there....More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank VivienneSally
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I tried chicken curry,beef steak and pepper steak. They were nice and very affordable. But the beef steak were so tough to chew. The atmosphere is not so good.

Date of visit: October 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Kaunda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
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