What’s better than savoring incredible food in a gorgeous setting and soaking in spectacular breathtaking views ? Literally nothing ! Here is a list of Nairobi restaurants that have unrivaled views of the city and a spectacular dining experience to match up the unforgettable experience.
Unseen Nairobi is a unique art-house , movie theater and rooftop food and drinks bar that is the perfect haven for people who love films, good food and killer views. Unseen Nairobi is situated at the rooftop of Wood Avenue Plaza, 623 Wood Avenue and has an amazing view of Nairobi’s Kilimani area.
Unseen’s menu is vegetarian and full of nutritious small plates that range from Kshs. 200 to Kshs. 1000. Unseen is perfect for a hangout or an after work chill time.
They offer screenings of diverse movies ranging from African films to stand up comedy and they’re also available for private hires for the movie theatre . They have well organized staff who personalize your hire and make every arrangement comfortable for you.
Unseen Nairobi is open from Tuesday to Sunday , 9am to 11 pm . Unseen are a cashless business that only accept M-pesa or card payments.
2.)LEVEL 24 EATERY
Level 24 Eatery is a cozy eatery with an inviting ambience and panoramic views of Nairobi.
Level 24 is located at the 24th floor of Le Mac building and serves as Nairobi’s first sky walk and one of the best city views . They offer an amazing selection of popular vegan and vegetarian dishes with a Level 24 twist which is a unique chef expertise of their head chef .
Level 24 operates from 08:00am to 19:30pm everyday and their food items range from Kshs. 200 to Kshs. 1600. Enjoy fresh veggie sushi or a cup of coffee as you soak up the beautiful sight from high above.
Inti-Nikkei Experience centers around the finest Nikkei cuisine and is located on the 2oth floor of One Africa Place, Waiyaki Way.
Inti-Nikkei restaurant celebrates the marriage of Japanese and Peruvian fare in a unique contemporary urban environment in the heart of Nairobi. Inti-Nikkei offers premium enjoyment for all, whether it is having lunch with a view, lounge with a classic pisco cocktail or celebrating special moments over at dinner , Inti-Nikkei got you .
Inti Nikkei open from Monday to Sunday 12pm to 11pm and with beautiful sundowners from 4:30pm to 6:30pm . They have an ongoing business lunch offer which is a three course experience at Kshs.1950 with wine and Kshs. 1600 without wine from Monday to Friday , 12pm to 3pm.
Kilele nyama is Nairobi’s most stylish nyama choma (BBQ meat )restaurant housed at the rooftop of Ibis Styles in Nairobi Westlands.
Kilele Nyama has tailor-made meat recipes that will leave you yearning for more. Kilele Nyama is a restaurant bar with a carefully selected wine list , craft beer and cocktails made to precision by their house mixologists for a sophisticated kick to your pallet .
Kilele nyama is perfect for a BBQ sundowner with your squad for a weekend downtime. They serve salads, beef , chicken , lean cuts, burgers, wraps, desserts and have a wide selection of cold and hot drinks.
Kilele Nyama are best known for their sharing platters which are perfect for a group of friends.
5.) THE VIEW REVOLVING RESTAURANT -MOVENPICK
The View restaurant is Movenpick’s signature revolving restaurant located on the 24th floor and is open for lunch and dinner, Tuesday through Sunday, from 12 noon to 8pm .
The View offers a culinary orbit experience of Mediterranean cuisine and the best panoramic vistas of Nairobi . The View’s dining room revolves 360 degrees which makes it literally impossible to have a bad seat. The View offers smart-casual dining with variety of tasty dishes including vegetarian options.
Savor mouth-watering cuisine including their signature grilled calamari as you marvel at the stunning panoramic skyline views of Nairobi whilst enjoying lunch at dinner at The View.
Hero Restaurant is a new kind of eatery at the intersection of design, fantasy , indulgence and individuality located at the 9th floor of Trademark Hotel , Village Market , Limuru Road.
Hero’s space and food celebrate heroes from comics and the plates served draw influence from the idea of the superheroes and their superpowers. Hero restaurant is built as a speakeasy with a discrete entrance and prohibition-style bar ; the concept invites you to be members of a secret space that bridges fantasy and reality.
Hero Restaurant has been named as a top 50 best bars in 2021 for The World’s 50 Best Bars organized by William Reed Business Media. This is reason enough to go try out their unique cocktail creations with a view.
Hero restaurant is open from Tuesday to Sunday at 11:30 am to 10pm .
7.) THE LIBRARY
The Library Lounge is a tea lounge based on the theme of a library and is inspired by the combination of books and tea.
The Library is a quaint little café located on Sarit Centre’s rooftop terrace and is a complete cozy spot with a great collection of books. It is a perfect destination to read away with a snack and a drink in hand whilst basking in the views of Nairobi.
The Library has a bar with happy hour running from 4pm to 7pm daily and an exhaustive continental menu to cater to variety of taste buds. They have an ongoing pizza mania offer where you get two pizzas for the price of one. On Friday’s they have Kizomba sundowner night by The Kizomba District from 6:30pm onwards.
The Library is open from 8am to 9pm from Monday to Sunday.
8.) SAX AND VIOLINS LOUNGE
Sax and Violins is an iconic lounge overlooking a picturesque lake at the Waterfront Karen .
Sax and Violins is designed with sophistication around a rich jazz, culture and a relaxing atmosphere that gives off dancing under the stars vibe. Sax and Violins offer a soulful jazz affair that is the epitome of good live music and good food.
Sax and Violins open from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm and serve up enticing drinks.
CJs Kilimani is Cafe Javas’ newest branch in Kenya. CJ’s is a fully fledged restaurant specializing in delivering a relaxed and memorable dining experience. Each location features a unique ambience with tasteful décor, specially designed for customer’s comfort.
Cj’s Kilimani branch has two floors with each floor bearing a different design and has an advantage of the sun path and evening views are spectacular given its on-the-edge location.
CJ’s are committed to great food, great coffee, great service, an experience that will make your time with them fabulous. They have over 300 carefully selected, mouthwatering menu items. Whatever your taste, its well catered for you.
Cj’s open daily from 6am to 6pm .
10.)VIEWS COFFEE HOUSE
Views Coffee House is a unique find in the Nairobi CBD. Views Coffee House is located at the 14th floor of Bihi Towers, Moi Avenue. It has an astounding view of the Nairobi CBD skyline and the decor is a modern rustic feel with black undertones.
Views Coffee House is a great spot for a coffee date, business meeting or as a hangout spot. They have a pocket friendly menu with great portions too.
Views Coffee house is a perfect spot to take time off from a stressful day and enjoy breathtaking views of Nairobi on a budget.
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