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Artcaffe

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Limuru Road | Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya
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07:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 00:00
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Buskerud, Norway
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Love to sit outside, connected to wi-fi and enjoy the fresh juice and nice food! The service is good!

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2 Thank Marit K
Novi, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Staff took their time paying us attention, taking our order and bringing the food. They seemed offended when asked to give us sugar & lemon for our tea. They seemed to jump into action, with wide grins, when a white customer appeared. When told of the poor service, they stared at us with dispassion & nonchalance. One shouldn't have to... More 

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2 Thank Nyakairu
Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

a place to see and be seen. It would just be a normal cafe in a european country, but here it is seen as posh. highly overrated and too pricey. But the food is decent :) except the gnocchi so far, hated that. Some staff is not very friendly either.

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1 Thank MeLlamoMe
Entebbe, Uganda
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

Sometimes it's hard to find a good fresh salad in a Kenyan restaurant. In Nairobi, this place solves that problem! In fact, you can create your own salad: I asked for a Nicoise salad, but no tuna fish and add feta cheese instead. Done! Everything is fresh, clean, and quite delicious. BTW the Greek salad is outstanding (though why serve... More 

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1 Thank gilatoo
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

A modern and stylish cafe located on the outer ring of the village market centre. Good food and variety. Decent ambience, great place to meet up with friends/family or for a business meeting. Reasonably priced although on the higher end given its contemporary feel and targeting a more upmarket clientele. Recommendation: Chocolate mousse is amazing and is a meal in... More 

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Thank Jay314
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Good cafe, friendly staff, free wireless, good food and OK prices, nice to sit outside tables, the bread to take-away is also good

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Thank Visitor090
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Pretty much says it all in my title. Awful service that somehow attracts numerous muzungus (myself included) in coming here... Last time.

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Thank Hongky_S
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

The food and service is always consistently good and we eat every meal there everyday. The menu is pretty diverse so there are many things to choose from. The menu includes breakfast items, to pizza, chicken, meat, salads and pasta so there is something for everyone! There is also wifi and outdoor seating so the atmosphere is very pleasant as... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Vienna, Austria
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139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

We went there for dinner and drinks. Service and food excellent, large cafe and terrace. Good atmoshere and music.

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Thank Gerti1210
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

Nice, clean cafe/restaurant. The pizzas are very good and service is top quality. Good outdoor space to sit and chill. Prices are not too high considering it caters mainly for expats.

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1 Thank hipster_croissant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 00:00
Monday
07:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 00:00
Thursday
07:30 - 00:00
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limuru Road | Village Market, 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?