We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mambo Italia

Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Rd | Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Road & Galleria Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 719 468885
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (87 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Rd | Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Road & Galleria Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (166)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had never had their pizza's and after this visit i'm yet to find a place that beats them. Tasty, freshly made. Ambience was good; as was the service. Their Nutella drinking chocolate is awesome but comes in a very small mug; and is pricey.

Thank WangariWaK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at the Mambo Italia - Lavington over the weekend. What excellent services accorded by the staff - 5* services. The cuisine was excellent, beautiful ambiance and amazing and fantastic staff spearheaded by the manager: Anne. We indeed had a wonderful time at this...More

Thank Directors P
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I always order my pizza from here and it's never disappointed. Delivery time is also as promised or even much earlier.

Thank Awhkanah
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Yummy pizzas. Lamb chop very good too. Happy hour cocktails. Excellent friendly fast service. Good variety of foods. Will return. Kids playground for families.

Thank 746ballfamily746
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

„Mambo Italia“ offers a wide selection of pizza, some of them pretty special and unusual. I have already tried a lot of them and actually all were really good. The place at Lavington Curve is well designed, clean and the service is polite and efficient....More

Thank Tarek_BLN
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Didn't know about it.A bit hidden on the roof top of lavington mall.The service was really prompt and surprisingly the food took quicker than expected.Shamim was our waiteress for the evening and was really enganging and upto task.Keep it up!

1  Thank Reinhard K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I came despite the reviews that were saying that is slow...but is really slow service. We came at lunch that was almost empty...now is 30 min and they brought the appetizer (bruschetta at 600 ksh that in other restaurants give you for free..and is not...More

Thank andrea f
MI_Management, Owner at Mambo Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thanks for the photo - not sure why you want this for free. About the bruschetta not being real - we disagree; just because the taleggio is not melted doesnt mean it's not real. Yes, it took a few minutes longer, but it was 17...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Loved this location for lunch with friends, its cozy, the staff are friendly, the meal well priced so value for money and great play area for tiny tots to play as you watch over them

Thank Nyakato
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just what two new friends needed after a long walk. Chef Peter, Waiter Ebrahim, Elizabeth and Louis were exceptional co-conspirators in an experience that did nothing for calorie control, but offered everything that is good, delicious, well-prepared. Pizza to dream about before a view of...More

Thank Nyam B
MI_Management, Owner at Mambo Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

We thank you for your exceptional review! The team look forward to seeing you again, thank you

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Sadly going to the garden city mall branch might be an option.. Sadly the lavington curve mall branch has been disappointing and wouldn't recommend A whole list of things went wrong ..and Alex the manager always gave excuses.. Vanessa our waitress wasn't any better. From...More

Thank gakenia k
MI_Management, Owner at Mambo Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Sun Jun 18, Fathers Day, was exceptionally busy. Our staff did a brilliant job overall looking after all guests and managing the waiting list. We regret the mixup that occured with your order where the Ribs was taken to the wrong table accidentally and another...More

Nearby HotelsSee all 170 hotels in Nairobi
Executive Residency by Best Western Nairobi
54 reviews
2.07 km away
Gramo Suites
6 reviews
2.11 km away
The Ndemi Place
100 reviews
2.27 km away
PrideInn Hotel Raphta
377 reviews
2.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Salumeria
163 reviews
1.47 km away
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
83 reviews
.40 km away
The Arbor
70 reviews
1.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Circle Art Gallery
5 reviews
1.09 km away
37 reviews
.84 km away
Aromatics Spa
33 reviews
1.09 km away
Dallago Tours Kenya Tanzania Limited
6 reviews
1.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mambo Italia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Rd | Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Road & Galleria Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 468885
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Looking for a great restaurant?
Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor