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Osteria Gigiri

Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 7122661
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“focaccia” (7 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here with friends for a quick bite. Imaginatively designed restaurant upstairs in the Village Market shopping centre.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Italian restaurant with very good food and friendly service. Good menu with a good variety of dishes to choose from. The pizza is great. The owner always has time to greet you.

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having lunch at this wonderful restaurant! The food was delicious, in fact it is better than what I have had in Milan Italy. I had the gnocchi in a mushroom cream sauce, and it was out of this world. The...More

Thank Downthejerseyshore
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I have been there for the second time during a business trip, I tried pizza with ham and mushrooms. It was good, cooked in a real Italian wood oven , price reasonable and atmosphere good. I will be back again.

Thank Carlo_diver
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Good wholesome food and although a bit pricey the service is intermittent good and bad. Helps if you know the staff after having gone a few times the Service improves tremendously!! On rainy days sit inside if you can. The Gelato is truly awesome :-)...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great Italian food, possibly the best in Kenya (personal preference). The pizzas are to die for. They also do great homemade pastas. The chef/manager Nico, is extremely warm and welcoming, and his food suggestions are great. They offer complimentary bruschettas to everybody which is a...More

Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A very poor experience while the restaurant was not even that busy. Staff loitering around and had to be called for everything...menus, drinks order, food order; they just could not be bothered to serve us.

Thank ashah_008
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were late in the evening looking for a good meal and we found osteria! We had a very good dinner , welcomed by an outstanding focaccia with tomatoes. The design is typical Italian and the food is well prepared without any international compromise ....More

2  Thank Carlo_diver
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This particular restaurant is my favourite of the Osteria chain of restaurants, not only because the food is exceptional in taste but the chef cum manager warmly welcomes clients to their tables and serves almost homemade food like the old days. You leave this eatery...More

Thank Azhar K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Restaurant is fairly good when you enter in it for the first time. When you will sit they will serve you this pizza-like bread with garlic and tomatoes. It is nice. Then comes the menu... When you see the prices and you may say......More

Thank vassilis_travlos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 7122661
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