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Aladdin Restaurant

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Kiambu Road | opposite ridgeways mall, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 2010783
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch on Sunday afternoon and were the only guests. We went to the garden at the back which is extremely neglected. The ceiling drapery needs replacement and the garden has not been tended to in a while. There was limited choice in what was available from the menu, including drinks. Terrible blaring music from torn speakers... More 

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Thank KarisEK
Nairobi, Kenya
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to Aladdin severally but what i experienced last Sunday was quite disappointing.When we arrived for lunch there was not a single customer and i thought maybe we were too early although it was some minutes to 2pm.We headed straight to the back garden and frankly speaking it was in a sorry state compared to what it used... More 

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Thank blacktraveler1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for what we thought would be a quick lunch after reading the good trip advisor reviews. Unfortunately we didn't notice that all the good reviews are from 2014. The place seems to have gone drastically downhill since then after a change in ownership. The service was incredibly slow. There was only one other group of customers eating... More 

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Thank Tom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Do not eat here. Very slow service and mediocre food made for a very disappointing lunch. I had a pizza.

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Morton, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We were warned that Aladdin is under new ownership and should have listened. Been there with business groups maybe 20 times in the past, and had been satisfied. This time, however, everything that could go wrong did. It took almost 3 hours to get our food. Some plates had obviously been sitting for a long time and food was room... More 

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Thank newChinafan
Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Perfect place, nice ambience, good food and wines and excellent service. Nice terrace to relax with friends. Just outside Nairobi. easy to find.

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Thank Rene T
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Serene atmosphere, great service, GOOD food never disappoints. I hope they can extend their closing hours, I have bounced once as I got caught up in traffic just for them to say they were closed.

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Thank Fridah N
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Quiet ambience, polite service, horrible food (been there three times). I'd recommend the garden - serene environment.

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Thank Philip N
Madison, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Average restaurant out of the city. Nice place, sort of out of the way of downtown but if you find yourself near Kiambu its not a bad place for a drink. Quiet.

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Thank iriekenny
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It is more of a local bar for the neighbourhood crowd. My partner was the only lady customer in the premises.The restaurant was empty thus did not order for food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiambu Road | opposite ridgeways mall, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2010783

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