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Nairobi “Hang Out” spots.

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Brew Bistro Night Club and Restaurant

Brew Bistro is located on Piedmont Plaza along Ngong Road and it is one of the coolest nightlife spots in Nairobi. Brew Bistro is famed for its master brewers and premium brews as well as the exquisite restaurant that serves delicious local and international gourmet meals and bites. The atmosphere before nightfall is mostly laid back and the touches of coral and lavender on the decor add to the relaxing mood. The outdoor terrace and lounge are great places to hang out and you may want to book a table on busy nights if you are going in a group. There’s usually a DJ or a cool band performing depending on the night so the music is great, and you are sure to have a fun filled evening. Look out for happy hour between 5pm and 7pm to get discounted prices on mojitos, cocktails and beers brewed in-house, and for themed nights like Karaoke night and Caribbean night.

 

 

Havana Bar and Restaurant

Havana Bar and Restaurant is located on Woodvale Grove in Westlands, just close to Sarit Centre. Havana has a decent bar with a good selection of local and international brands. Beers will set you back at least Ksh. 220 with tots of rum, vodka, whisky and brandy ranging from Ksh. 150 to Ksh 550. Havana restaurant is dainty and the menu features a wide range of culinary delights at reasonable prices. There are Soups and Salads for starters, a variety of Fish, Beef steak, Pork chops and Chicken meals for the main, as well as desserts and beverages. It is popular with the business types and expats on Thursdays.

Galileo Lounge

Gallileo Lounge is very popular amongst locals and it is located on Waiyaki Way as you head to Westlands. It is extremely busy on weekends or during events but if you get there early enough, you are bound to enjoy the partying experience. The music is awesome and drinks are in plenty although the price points are a little on the higher side. You may have to park a distance away especially on weekends but the club management makes arrangements for security.

Club House (K1)

Klub House (K1) is famed for reggae night on Thursdays. The reggae night experience usually attracts such rave reviews and it is gets recommended by locals and foreigners alike. K1 is located in Parklands, along Ojijo road and it is always a good spot to spend the evening. Weekends at K1 are pretty busy, same as in most Nairobi clubs, but the choice of drinks is decent and the music will keep you entertained. There is also Klub House 2 (K2) along Baricho Road, Industrial area that is pretty cool spot to rave as well.

Choices Pub and Restaurant

Choices Pub is located in Industrial Area along Baricho road and it is especially funky for the mature types. Choices Pub has themed weekday nights where certain genres of music are played ranging from R&B to Rock. There’s usually Karaoke or a cool band playing on Thursday nights, Fridays are mostly ‘Old Skool’ and Soul while Saturday nights feature all kinds of music. Drinks and snacks are in plenty and prices are reasonable.

Bacchus Lounge

Bacchus is located on Woodvale Grove right next to Havana. Both tend to attract similar crowds and the proximity makes it easy to sample both during the same night. Bacchus has some of the best DJs so the music is awesome and the club is popular for hosting grand parties and events on Wednesdays and weekends.

Club Tribeka

Tribeka is in the CBD, on Kimathi Street opposite Nation Centre.  The location is convenient especially if you are not driving and it is a great place to party with friends. The crowd is mature and mostly consists of revelers in their late twenties and above. Local beers go for around Ksh. 250 and there’s always a decent crowd regardless of which day of the week it is

Offroad Bar and Lounge

OffRoad is located in Lang’ata opposite the road that branches to Carnivore and it is one of the popular joints on that road. It is mostly spacious although it gets full on busy nights and there is ample parking. The music is worth the fame and the drinks are reasonably priced.

Sky Lounge

Sky Lounge at City Casino is an all round entertainment spot located at the CBD along Kaunda Street. It is a comfortable place to chill at night within CBD.

Skylux Lounge

It is located in the soin arcade Westland; Nairobi Kenya. The night life here is supreme. The spot is the place to be when you are looking to dance to the most recent vibes and tunes. It offers luxury surrounding that can fit more than 800 people on a night of good vibes, delicious cocktail, professional service, djs and much more

Carnivore Restaurant

Carnivore is the ultimate ‘Beast of a Feast’, A variety of meats including ostrich, crocodile and camel, are roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup,a selection of desserts and Kenyan coffee. Set in attractive tropical gardens, the service and the décor are outstanding.

Another famous feature to set the tone of the Carnivore experience is the house cocktail The ‘Dawa’ (magic potion in Swahili). It is based on a famous Brazilian drink, and was introduced to Kenyans at The Carnivore. It is brought to you on a portable tray by the medicine man fittingly named Dr. Dawa.

The Talisman Restaurant

It is located Karen, Ngong road, Nairobi Kenya

The Talisman is an elegant Gastro lounge with an eclectic twist. Described as “The best place in town” by New York Times Spirited Traveler and one of Kenya’s top rated restaurants on Trip Advisor, The Talisman offers a myriad of experiences to our patrons.

“The best place in town and the most happening place to see the local scene. With its low couches and beautiful gardens, the only thing needed to complete the scene is a Tusker or Dawa in hand” – O’ Donnell – The Spirited Traveler, New York Times

Furusato Japanese Restaurant

Furusato Japanese Restaurant is the home town to the best Japanese cuisine. They offer friendly service and quality food that will make your dining experience unforgettable. They specialize in real Japanese food; Sushi, Sashimi, and Tepanyaki among others, where our chefs excel. Not forgetting Japanese Rice Wine (sake). They now have 6 Tepanyaki tables and a wider Sushi Bar. You are greeted with a warm heart and are led to the waiting area where they will later take you to your table. Furusato Japanese Restaurant will always serve you their best.

Java House Yaya Centre

Nairobi Java House is home to Kenya’s finest fresh-roasted coffee and home-made food. Java lovingly roasts the finest Kenyan coffee beans every day, delivered fresh to each restaurant, to bring you the very best!

Visit a Java House for the best cuisine, served up fresh and generous, in a friendly, family environment. Most popular dish: Java burger.

Situated along Argwings Kodhek within the Yaya shopping complex with ample parking. Operating Hours: 7am – 9pm.

Fogo Gaucho

Fogo Gaucho Churrascaria is the best Brazilian Steak House located in Viking House, Waiyaki Way, Wetlands, Nairobi serving 15 different cuts of charcoal grilled meat; include red meat, prawns, grilled fish, crocodile and much more. There are 20 different salads on the buffet, 06 hot dishes and 02 side dishes served on the table ; fried sweet bananas and French fries. Our top class service guarantees you a unique and memorable dining experience for every occasion; be it a birthday, anniversary, family outing, business lunch meeting or even an office party. With ample parking, an exquisite fully stocked wine bar and so much more, your dining experience with Fogo Gaucho is one you will cherish forever.

Habesha Restaurant

It located at HURLINGHAM Argwings Kodhek Rd, Hurlingham, Nairobi

Habesha serves appetizing traditional Ethiopian dishes in a sophisticated atmosphere. The coffee ceremony represents harmony between modern and traditional life.

The compound encompasses outside tables, an indoor restaurant, and VIP rooms. Habesha hosts conferences and seminars for up to 150 people.

Most popular dishes are Doro wot, kitifo, assa wot and shekla tibs

Seven Sea Food and Grill

It is considered to be Nairobi’s best seafood restaurant, Seven Seafood & Grill offers a sumptuous selection of the finest Indian Ocean seafood in one of Nairobi’s most distinctive and innovatively designed restaurants.

You will enjoy a mouth-watering array of Kenya’s freshest oysters, lobsters, prawns and ocean fish. While the seafood is delivered daily, the meal is freshly prepared and accompanied by Seven’s signature sauces. In addition to being Kenya’s best seafood restaurant, meat lovers in Nairobi are well catered for. We have exclusive, hand-selected cuts of Kenya’s finest beef that have been carefully aged and butchered in house

Note: Night clubs only open from 5 pm on weekdays and 2 pm on weekends by law, and Alco-blow cops will teach you not to drink and drive, if the cautions on the liquor bottles don’t stop you. Do not leave your drink unattended.

 

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