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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Dinner, Lunch
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Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of good quality food was served to us! Very good waiter who made sure that all of our needs were met! The meal was very good and very inexpensive! We will be back again!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

My first experience was pleasant. Their were only 4 families inside dining,remind you it's very spacious. The food was fresh and good. I ordered chicken sandwich"nice portion of meat" of course french fries and vanilla shake were all good.I sat a little to squeeze room...in for dessert they only had 1 kind of cake. I just wish they had brownies with ice cream,fresh baked cookies,1cheesecake or something. The atmosphere is quiet,very relaxed they had the tv on the news,not to loud not to low. Perfect place to eat in privacyMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Average food. Salads and Indian food ok but okra was overcooked verging on burnt. But very friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

The place can be reached easily in CBD. It has a mix of ambiences depending on what you're looking for - bar, fine dine, QSR.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 December 2019

we did a jumia food order & enjoyed every dish we had ordered. the chicken biryani, noodles, pizza were all very tasty. if i am in nakuru i will definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 24 October 2019

It's located in the centre of Nakuru Town, being part of an old family establishment, ubiquitous in that part of town. It has an old-style interior decor. The service was satisfactory, took the servers about 5 minutes to attend to us. The waiting time was...about 15-20 minutes for our orders. The food was quite spicy and tasty at the same time, and I definitely needed a cool drink, to down it, but hey! That's part of the appeal. To sum it up, if you're looking for a great taste of Indian food, this is the place.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 October 2019 via mobile

The food at Gilanis has picked up a notch. Having been there a number of times now in the past few months. I have been impressed with the taste of Indian food and it’s consistency. A slight aspect to work on is the speed of...delivery, otherwise great job.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Most of the really good food in Kenya is Indian. This place is is highly rated because it’s serving excellent Indian dishes with good service. If I lived here this would be one of my regulars.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 April 2019

After renovations, the place seems to be much better. Food quality is also good. Chris a long serving waiter seems well versed with what's on the menu and the specialities of the house. A pocket friendly place.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 11 March 2019 via mobile

We last went to Gilani’s a year ago and at the time did not try their butter chicken until recently. As a person who loves Indian food and has therefore tried lots of butter chicken from various restaurants- the one from Gilanis is the best...I have tried. It is rich with complex flavours. Recommend having it with their spicy nan. Regarding the restaurant- it is a basic clean restaurant- nothing fancy. If you find yourself in Nakuru town - stop by.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gilani's

Yes, Gilani's offers takeaway services.

Yes, Gilani's offers delivery services.

Gilani's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4