It’s always a great time dining out with loved ones. The challenge comes when selecting where to eat. To help you choose, here is a list of the top 10 restaurants to go to with your friends/family.
1) Fogo Gaucho
Fogo Gaucho is a Brazilian steakhouse with branches in Westlands and Kilimani. The decor is simple with a hint of elegance. They have an all-you-can-eat offer going for Ksh.2,800/= per person where you get to enjoy 17 different cuts of meats and 25 different salads plus dessert.
This is an open-air restaurant located in Lang’ata and specializes in a variety of well-grilled meat. For Ksh.4,000/= per person, enjoy their tasty servings till you’re stuffed.
Cj’s ambiance is unmatched. They offer an extensive menu that includes vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. With their sizeable portions, your friends/family are bound to leave the restaurant feeling satisfied.
4) Art Caffe
Famous for its simple aesthetics and unique art display, Art Caffe is a family-style restaurant and coffee shop. They have a number of branches across Nairobi which does great for convenience. From mouth-watering platters, fast foods, and tasty desserts, Art Caffe has it all for you and your loved ones.
5) The Pork Pit
Located in Ruaka, 30 minutes from Nairobi CBD, The Pork Pit is a must-visit for pork lovers. They offer pork in all its different cooking styles; boiled, fried, or grilled. Hands downs some of the tastiest pork I’ve had. The decor is simple, showing that they focus more on the food than the ambiance. Your taste buds can’t get enough!
6) The Grill Shack
Located in The Westgate Shopping mall, The Grill Shack offers a predominantly meaty menu. Their fish and chips are one of the best in Nairobi. The restaurant has an open-style kitchen which affords you to enjoy a unique culinary experience.
7) Kilimanjaro Jamia
With a number of branches within Nairobi and pocket-friendly meals, Kilimanjaro Jamia is a favorite for many Nairobians. They are also known for their generous portions. Make sure you try their chicken biryani if you choose to dine there.
8) Debonairs Pizza
Hands down, one of the tastiest pizzas in Nairobi. Their numerous branches offer convenience to you and your family. On Fridays’, they have a buy-one-get-one-free offer which will leave you plenty satisfied.
9) Joe’s Atalanta Wings
Joe’s Atalanta Wings is famous for its tasty fried chicken that comes at an affordable price. Located along Ngong Road, you have the option of dining in or takeaway. If you and your friends/family are looking for a different fast-food taste from the “mainstream” joints, this is the number 1 choice.
10) Bao Box
Located in Pramukh Towers In Westlands, Bao Box is one of the most unique restaurants in Nairobi. Enjoy your meal and drinks while indulging in a variety of board games with your friends/family.
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