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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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Cape Town
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

Artcaffe is a wonderful gem. We visited all four branches and liked the one at Village Market the best. Wonderful vibe and consistently great food (we have probably visited Artcaffe about eight times in the last two months). The service is efficient and friendly. The breakfasts are great (a LOT of food), try the eggs benedict - perfectly poached eggs!... More 

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Thank MartinK2409
Nakuru
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Always a treat. Tasty food in a stylish environment. This restaurant chain is definitely a great addition to Nairobi's culinary scene.

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Thank Kiptoo C
Shanghai Region, China
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338 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

On my previous visit last year, I witnessed a staff preparing ice cream with dripping hands! This time, I was forced to eat there as I was starving and the West Gate branch was the nearest place I could go to.. I had fresh mango juice for my drinks and voila.. got 2 sticks out of it that went into... More 

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2 Thank wandering_dive_geek
Mumbai
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94 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

This is one place where I always like to spend an afternoon or evening, provided one can get a place to sit! Its always packed and the food, drinks and service is great. Child friendly - they have the most 'high chairs' for infants that I have seen. Excellent location, inside Westgate Mall, so you can shop, change money, and... More 

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1 Thank VikInd
Karachi, Pakistan
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

I recently had the occasion to visit Artcaffe in the Village Market on Friday night for an early dinner and then on Sunday for brunch. Both visits were very good. Dinner for me was Artcaffe's cheeseburger (with added caramelized onions). The burger was cooked perfectly and was absolutely delicious. A couple of Tusker's always makes the meal better and they... More 

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Thank BLA07
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Terrible service. Whites given preferential treatment. Woe unto you if you are black and want to be served, you will have to wait a little longer.

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4 Thank Katunge
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

I visited Art Caffe Village Market and was informed that all the tables are reserved - when I looked around, 75% of the tables were unoccupied! On further inquiry from a 'Kenyan' employee, she ushered me to a table and apologized for the 'white' persons behavior. All the 'foreigners' who walked in after me were happily ushered in to different... More 

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12 Thank Njoks
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

I am from Kenya but reside in UK, where I've been for over 20 years. I visited Nairobi recently and decided to hook up with a freind. ArtCaffe had come highly recommended, and I thought why not. We settled for ArtCaffe in Westgate. I got there and as I was being seated, I asked if I could sit in the... More 

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2 Thank Wanja G
Kenya
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

Artcaffe as a chain has managed something no other restaurant has in Nairobi - they have created a stylish and contemporary feel in all their branches. Their food is fairly consistently good (I do wish for more exciting salads though), their coffee excellent. They serve their wine in lovely glasses though I find Chardonnay an odd choice for house wine.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Lovely for coffee, lunch, breakfast but especially the amazing cakes! Really nice staff and an ideal meeting place.

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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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?