Whether your team is celebrating a milestone or sharing a meal for team-building purposes, it’s important for workmates to eat together. So which are the best restaurants for such a gathering? Here’s my top 10 list of restaurants for corporate dining.
1) Noir Gallery
Noir Gallery is a casual dining restaurant with a blend of music, art, and an incredible city view. Enjoy conversations with your team while dining and taking in the unique setup.
Cultiva is a formal dining restaurant located in Karen, Nairobi. They have a farm-to-plate experience, meaning they grow their own vegetable and herbs giving a certain freshness to each dish. The rustic decor and tasty meal ensure a memorable experience for you and your team.
3) River Cafe
River Cafe is located in Karura Forest and its ambiance is unmatched. After a team-building hike through the forest, what better way to unwind than dining at this cafe?
4) Wildly Coffee
Experience fine-dining fused with nature at Wildly Coffee. After a tour of Nairobi National Park, wind down and enjoy conversing and dining with your colleagues at Wildly Coffee.
5) Fogo Gaucho
Fogo Gaucho is a Brazilian steakhouse with branches in Westlands and Kilimani. For Ksh.2,800/= per person, you and your workmates get to enjoy an all-you-can-eat serving of 17 different cuts of meats plus a variety of salads and desserts.
Enjoying Bambino’s beautiful decor and its casual setting will definitely be a memorable experience for you and your colleagues. Their wide menu ensures that there’s a meal for everyone!
Talisman is an elegant fine-dining restaurant located along Ngong Road, Karen. You can literally feel the relaxed atmosphere with the rustic decor and indoor plants. For groups, I’d advise you to call in advance and make a reservation. From the drinks, tasty food, and fantastic staff, expect nothing but excellence.
8) Nyama Mama
Nyama Mama offers elegance with an African theme. The restaurant usually gets packed, so call in advance to make a reservation. They serve tasty African cuisine and on some days, you’ll find a band playing. Enjoy the entertainment, tasty food, and great company.
9) Lava Latte
Lava Latte is the perfect spot to relax and forget the “office setup” while chilling with your workmates. The space is colorful, cozy, and has a lot of beautiful artwork. Also, it’s close to Nairobi CBD which is very convenient.
10) Pan Asian Yao
This is the home of Pan Asian cuisine. The menu consists of Chines, Asian, and fusion cuisines. It’s located along United Nations Avenue and is a bit pricey, but the ambiance, service, and food is worth it.
I am a charismatic 23-year-old student at the University of Nairobi. I enjoy traveling be it planned or impromptu. I also enjoy partying. I'll be there with a drink in my cup all through the night, chasing the sun. Life's too short not to choose the fast lane. Carpe diem!