Wine is just another word for love potion and wine lovers know this as a fact . Whether its dry white , Rose or a feel-good bubbly , you can never go wrong with wine . Here are my top wine spots in Nairobi that you can take life slowly with , one sip at a time.
1.)COPPER THE URBAN GRILL
When it comes to food and drinks, The Social House Nairobi comes through with a global affair of a smouldering urban brasserie open-fire grill, café-bar and coffee roastery, an indoor-outdoor farm-to-table dining room and their rooftop Peruvian Melting Pot – each entirely authentic in character and cuisine. Copper The Urban Grill is one of The Social House’s intimate restaurant.
Copper The Urban Grill is a bold French- inspired dining infused with a Kenyan flair at The Social House Nairobi serving unique French-Kenyan food creations , as well as good wine. Copper The Urban Grill is a smouldering urban brasserie with a warm , relaxed and intimate ambience which makes it perfect for date night .
They have an open-fire grill that all the magic on their meat , fish and grilled vegetables dishes happens. They serve undoubtedly the best steaks with the most finest wine to accompany your plate and an unforgettable service to match up to their reputable standards.
Copper the Urban Grill have an interesting wine selection ranging from bubbly Moet and Chandon ,to sparkling wine and proseccos, white wine, red wine , Rose to top tier Chardonnay . Their wine selection screams luxury and that’s what you deserve, so go on and book your date night .
Copper The Urban Grill is open daily from 1pm till late and reservations are highly recommended.
2.)TWO GRAPES NAIROBI
Two Grapes Nairobi is a wine bar located at George Padmore Road, Nairobi . It is a warm and lulling space in Kilimani where friends and family come together to share love , laughter and of course a glass or bottle of wine.
Two Grapes also serve food with quirky Kenyan names like ng’ombe on the stick , blini mbili and food platters to share . They have a fine hand-picked wine list with wine from different parts of the world and each wine is carefully described with its country of origin . They have white, red , rose and sparkling wines and they cost from Kshs. 500 per the glass to Kshs.5700 by the bottle.
On Wednesday’s they host Wednesday Whine Down in collaboration with Punchline Comedy Club in Nairobi and have discounts on house wine and mojitos. Two Grapes also have karaoke nights on Saturday’s from 6:30pm to 10pm.
3.) THE WINESHOP
The Wineshop Kenya located at Loresho Ridge Nairobi is an old tudor style home is a wineshop and restaurant, where guests can dine Al Fresco , and choose from a unique menu of wine bites , main courses and gourmet cheese and charcuterie boards.
The Wineshop have a wide selection of wines and spirits , it is literally impossible to not find what you’re looking for . The Wineshop is perfect for an outdoor date night with the intimate lights and lush green garden that is a lully atmosphere that is a great add on to a lovey dovey date. They also consistently have wine offers and discounts for their customers.
The Wineshop have a wine tasting series that costs Kshs. 4500 per person that they announce on their social media platforms which consists of a curated selection of wines, paired with tapas platters.
The Wineshop opens from Monday to Saturday from 11am to 9pm.
4.)THE WINEBOX KENYA
The WineBox Kenya is Kenya’s best wine online shop with the very best selection of quality wines. Buying wine online through Wine Box Kenya is easy, with everything in one place and a range of delivery options and pick up options available. You simply dive in their online website and start shopping for your ideal wine that will get to you depending on how and where you want it.
The WineBox has a wine selection that is expertly curated , bringing you the best range of quality wines in Kenya. They taste, rate and guarantee every wine that they sell taking out the guesswork of buying wine.
The WineBox also offer quality spirits and craft beers too . So login to their site and enjoy the best prices and selections they have to offer.
The Graze is Sankara Nairobi’s signature restaurant. Graze, is designed to truly and entirely indulge your inner gourmand.
The Graze is a modern take on the New York-style steakhouse, offering aged beef, succulent seafood and indulgent desserts paired to perfection with eclectic wines and whiskies from some of the finest producers in the world.
Graze features a lunch and dinner menu, where diners can expect a wonderfully relaxed ambiance complemented by the attentive yet refined service for which Sankara Nairobi is known and a luxurious drink menu with the world’s best wine selection.
Since opening, the Graze restaurant has quickly gained a reputation as the best steakhouse in Nairobi. Graze is also the reigning World Luxury Restaurant Awards Continent winner in the Luxury Steakhouse/Grill category. Due to its popularity among hotel guests and locals, dinner reservations are strongly recommended.
The Graze is open daily from 12pm to 11pm .
Wine life Kenya is Kenya’s first personalized wine shop located at Lifestyle Gigiri . Winelife was started in August 2022 by a group of wine enthusiasts amidst the height of Covid 19. They were able to build a well known brand and successfully expanded to a second branch with weekly events .
Wine Life has a Friday Frenzy comedy night in partnership with Punchline Comedy Club , Thursday wine tasting where they walk you through new batch of wines every week from the around the world at 5:30pm till late and an every weekend party at the rift where you get entertained by their resident DJ while sipping on wine and enjoying great views.
Wine life have corporate events hosting packages and a remote working package that caters to your custom made requests .
They open 7 days a week in Gigiri from 11am to 7pm and Rift Valley from 10am to 7pm.
7.)COPPER THE IVY
Copper The Ivy is an all day dining bar and restaurant , coffee shop, takeaway and bakery located at The Promenade , General Mathenge Drive, Westalands, Nairobi.
Copper The Ivy select their wines every month and you have to inquire which ones are available before ordering . The have a range of white wine , red wine , sparkling wine and rose all from Kshs. 550 , sangria by glass and by jugs and aperitifs from Kshs. 200 .
Copper the Ivy have captivating offers throughout the week , on Mondays with a food spend of Kshs. 1500 per adult you collect a 15% discount voucher for your next meal, on Tuesdays with a food spend of Kshs. 1450 per adult you get one free cocktails and on Wednesday’s you get 2 free cocktails with a food spend of Kshs. 1450 per adult . They have a buy one get 1 free happy hour from 4:30 pm everyday
They open from 7:45am to 10pm from Monday to Friday and from 8am to 10pm on weekends .
68 Library housed in Nairobi Street Kitchen , a thrilling street food market style concept with a wide variety of different foods, beverage, art , culture and entertainment options located in the heart of Westlands, is a wine restaurant amongst other 11 restaurants at Nairobi Street Kitchen.
68 Library is a tastefully designed and decorated wine bar with Kenyan artwork that makes the ambience modern yet local to resonate with the Kenyan culture . 68 Library serve house wines from Kshs. 650 a glass to Kshs. 45, 000 which is a bottle of Dom Perignon Tete de Cuvee FR, they also serve fortified wine which are much more affordable than the rest.
Nairobi Street Kitchen is open from Tuesday to Sunday 8am to 1am .
Five Senses Restaurant is a family-run French fine dining restaurant serving delightful plates of food in the nature of haute cuisine. The restaurant is located in the heart of Kilimani Area in Nairobi on the 2nd Floor of Galana Plaza Building, 3 minutes drive from Yaya Centre Mall.
The restaurant with its contemporary décor of coral stone-clad pillars, natural plants, and indoor pergola giving the feel of outdoors coupled with thoughtfully placed artistic pieces, soft lighting, and soft jazz playing in the background is not only romantic but is also group-friendly providing a fine dining backdrop for intimate and lively conversation over Chef Kimani’s mouth-watering French-themed dishes.
Five Senses have a short and detailed wine menu with the best wine picks from Italy , France, South Africa and California . They sell wine by the glass at Kshs. 650 which they guide you on which foods from their menu you can pair them with .
Five Senses is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm .
Chez Sonia is a unique wine bar with the most high rated quality wine per glass in Nairobi. Chez Sonia is located at 68 Peponi Road , a perfect spot to enjoy the best French-Italian style tapas, a variety of mouth-watering European cuisines to choose from in Nairobi , a large choice of wines, from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain and delicious tapas platters.
Chez Sonia is a perfect outdoor seating area to catch up with your loved ones and have a slow and sweet night over delicious wine. They sell wine by the glass from Kshs. 700 and good food too.
Chez Sonia is open from Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 11pm .
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