Brunching has become a very popular food culture in Nairobi with people dressing up to catch up with friends and family over fluffy pancakes, bottomless mimosas, and curing their weekend hangovers over laughs and dance in restaurants with stellar food picks. Here is a list of my top favorite brunch spots in town.
Hemingways Nairobi is a first of its kind 5 star luxury boutique hotel in Nairobi which is now considered one of the finest hotels in Africa. Hemingways Collection is staffed by a dedicated team of hotel and hospitality professionals who all have the same vision- to be the best luxury boutique hotel collection in Africa.
Hemingways have a Sunday Jazz brunch from 12pm to 3pm with limitless prosecco. Adults charges are Kshs. 7000 for all you van eat and kids 8 years and below its 50 % of the adult charges which is Kshs. 4000. The jazz entertainment is by Jay Sax Duet who keeps you feeling jiggy throughout the day .
Highly recommend making a reservation beforehand through their online enquiry tab or through their reception desk call at 0718529070.
2.)THE LARDER , RADISSON BLU
Radisson Blu is an upscale comfort hotel just 20 minutes drive from both the Nairobi National park and the airport. Radisson Blu is located in Upper Hill area , a fast-growing business district which is a perfect base for a business trip.
Radisson Blu have an all-day dining restaurant, the Larder , which is popular for its buffet serving style, offering a wide selection of salads, hot dishes and desserts.
Enjoy a hot and delicious Sunday brunch at Kshs. 5500 per person including soft beverages Tanqueray No.10 Gin welcome cocktail for everyone. Children below 5 years enjoy a complementary brunch deal and children between 6-12 years enjoy brunch at 50% off .
Enjoy your Sunday brunch with warm lighting , intimate warm indoor area or take a seat on the spacious terrace overlooking the garden while you enjoy a delicious plate from their brunch menu . They have five stations , a breakfast station , a BBQ station, a pasta station ,a dessert station and an ice-cream station for the kids.
Sunday brunch starts at 12pm to 4pm and I recommend you try their distinctively Kenyan specialties and let kids enjoy the play area as you soak in the goodness of Radisson’s ambience.
Lucca is a Trattoria style restaurant housed at Villa Rosa Kempinski that serves tantalizing and intoxicating aromas of home cooked Italian food.
Celebrate the weekend in style with the new and exclusive Sunday Brunch at Lucca. Lucca Brunch starts at 12:30pm to 4:30 pm and it costs Kshs. 4,800 per person and add Kshs.2400 per person for selected alcoholic beverages. Children below 6 years eat for free , children between 6-12 years dine at 50 % off the adult price which is Kshs. 2400 per child.
Enjoy a chill afternoon of exquisite culinary pleasures, complemented with fresh juices, sparkling wine, beer, cocktails , soft drinks and a live band that will provide the perfect Sunday soundtrack.
Savor delectable specialties from around the world, from Japanese sushi , Chinese cuisine , Lebanese, Mexican, Italian and Peruvian favorites. Enjoy live BBQ’s station, shawarmas and live pasta station. The assorted buffet spread also includes a made to order egg menu, Indian and Kenyan dishes, salads , breads, cheeses and desserts.
The Daily Café and Bistro is an all-day dining restaurant in Nairobi, Kenya, where their menu is in-house developed from scratch and designed to cater for breakfast , lunch and dinner to an exacting clientele. With keen awareness to detail, their unique brunch designs, menu variation and pricing, they ensure that they embrace the community’s needs and desires.
Daily Café have a family Sunday brunch with soft music wafting out of their open doors along with the aroma of freshly baked pastries, subtle minimalist design that delivers an atmosphere that is tasteful and memorable.
Daily Café serve a full pack brunch for Kshs.1650 per person . Enjoy a small starter of chicken wings or samosas, selected meals from the menu and any dessert from a selected brunch menu category. They have an all day brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at their two branches , one at Argwings Kodhek Road and Gigiri Courtyard.
5.)PISTACHIO BY MASALA TWIST
Pistachio is a fine dining restaurant located at 14 Riverside that serves Indian and Lebanese cuisine with a modern contemporary twist. Enjoy their spice-filled menu designed to bring family and loved ones together by going for their buffet brunch at Pistachio Gardens featuring an array of signature cuisines, traditional delights, live counters, BBQ station , scrumptious desserts, live band and kids entertainment.
Pistachio by masala’s Sunday brunch is Kshs. 3500 for non-alcoholic package and Kshs. 4500 for alcoholic package from a selected list of spirits and runs from 12pm to 4pm .
Maboneng is Kenya’s first luxe authentic restaurant specializing in chicken wings, hotdogs, cocktails, whisky and wine. Maboneng is located at Bogani Gardens, 66 Koitobos Road , Karen and is cute Instagramable spot.
Maboneng have a Sunday brunch that serves delicious food creations from 2pm to 7pm. Bring along your family , friends , loved ones and get to enjoy a delicious set brunch menu of 3 course meals with bottomless gin and vodka cocktails. Maboneng serve a 3 course meal at Kshs. 3000 for two with bottomless vodka cocktails or 3 course meal at Kshs.3500 for two with bottomless gin cocktails.
They have pool games at Kshs. 200 per game and bouncing castle for the kids to enjoy themselves while you relax . It’s worth noting that they have ample parking so you can hang around for a long time.
Wama Africa is a social enterprise boutique hotel , spa and restaurant located at Lavington Nairobi that trains young adults living with special needs, be it deaf, mute, blind, physical impairments, certain mental health conditions, or albinism.
Wama’s vision is providing people with special needs an opportunity for rewarding employment and providing them the training needed to take on full time roles such as receptionists, hosts , spa therapists, waiters, kitchen assistants, stewards, room attendants and supervisors.
Wama Africa offer both a relaxed snack brunch menu as well as a signature menu with delicious cuisine, fine wines and great cocktails at Kshs.2000.
Sarova Panafric is one of Sarova Hotels and Resorts in Kenya with a great track of elegant restaurants and bars. Discover the world through flavors as you embark on a tour of the finest world cuisines with their palette of Swahili, European , Pan Asian, Indian and Arabic dishes, all unveiled in magnificent display.
Sarova Panafric have a Big Honey brunch every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm at their new poolside lounge. Their brunch costs Kshs. 4500 for non-alcoholic menu and for alcoholic cocktails it costs Kshs. 5500 . Entertainment is provided by DJ Miles Kenya for an afternoon of fun , music and delicious food.
Sankara Nairobi is a luxury five star hotel in the heart of the city with six world-class bars and restaurants. Sankara have their special Artisan Restaurant situated on the hotel’s first floor that showcases the finest global cuisine with a live show kitchen and an outdoor terrace. The culinary philosophy at Artisan revolves around fresh, seasonal and organic produce served in an authentic yet contemporary presentation with each dish revealing the chef’s personal touch.
The Artisan Restaurant offers a magical Sunday brunch from 12pm to 5pm at Kshs. 6500 per adult, a a complementary for children below 5 years and children between 5-12 years at kshs. 4500. The magical brunc is an extravagant spread taking you on a culinary journey across the world. Enjoy your favorite tunes from Hope Itakoze and his band while sipping an array of crafted drinks. Bottomless Hendricks Gin cocktails, vodka cocktails, prosecco, beer , mineral water and juices.
K1 Klubhouse situated along Ojijo Road in Parklands is Nairobi’s foremost entertainment joint where locals meet for the best music and party atmosphere.
K1 Klubhouse offer one of the most flooded Sunday brunches . They do it differently by having a drunch , the art of day drinking and getting drunk between breakfast and lunch.
K1 Klubhouse’s drunch menu comprises of a cold plate menu , a mini plate menu , a big plate menu and drinks menu. They come up with unique menu creations and bottomless sangria every Sunday from 10am to 2pm.
I’m a 24 year old social butterfly . A bubbly lover of life who is guided by the firm, steady hand of desire , to seek the little finest things in life and to experience them in entirety.
Serenity , simplicity , delectable food and beautiful music are my allies .
I love outdoor fun-filled adventures with great company , filled with cuisine exploration , meaningful conversations , artistry expression of everything life and I absolutely enjoy an all round harmony in all my interactions.
I’m a talented artist and lover of life with a raging urge to live and to live ALOT .