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Mandhari Restaurant

Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 732 124000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“fine dining” (9 reviews)
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Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

I ate breakfast here 6 times and dinner twice. The breakfast buffet is a wonderful spread with so many options. They have eggs to order, waffles, pancake/crepe, and over 100 side items. I loved the fresh juice each morning. I enjoyed a dinner buffet one...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Located at the Serena hotel in Nairobi, Mandhari is undoubtedly an excellent fine dining restaraunt, really welcoming personal service and good food. It has good decor and views of the pool and the park. It is ideal for conversations while having meals. Recommended!

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 24 August 2015

It gives you a proper fine dine experience - nice decor , serene location (overlooking the pool and the garden), extremely courteous and competent staff , delicious food presented aesthetically and costs you quite a bit. The variety in the vegetarian section is a bit...More

Thank Ved_Ray
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Mandhari overlooks the pool and offers exclusive fine-dining experience. It is renowned for its seasonally inspired menu and extensive wine cellar. They have something there for everyone and though it is pricey, for a special occasion, it is worth every penny and quite a romantic...More

Thank smatlock10
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Everyone treated me like I was a long lost relative even though it was my fist visit. Rose was exceptional

Thank Siima A
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The supervisor in charge was great. Friendly staff. Great food presentation. Wonderful Ambiance!! :) Liked Kim, the guy playing the piano. Very talented.

Thank Micki K
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Love the avant-garde menu - classics modernized like the paella and the amuse bouche. It's a menu for its international clientelle. The restaurant is fine-dining and overlooks Nairobi's Central Business District. It's got an interesting mural - etched African landscape on soapstone. Go hungry -...More

Thank rupiNairobi
Reviewed 30 June 2015

A very delightful dining experience- beautifully prepared and presented dishes. Located upstairs, this is a little quieter and more exclusive than the buffet restaurant downstairs

Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 21 May 2015

It is rare to have a fine dinning experience in Nairobi so the corporate dinner at Mandhari restaurant was refreshing. Started with complementary bitings from the chef, then Caesar chicken salad, baby eggplant soup. There was a choice for the mains; lamb or fish. I...More

Thank Njiraini
Reviewed 12 May 2015

A typical Serena hotel restaurant with elegant décor and food well prepared and well served. The lunch buffet is as usual way too much food but everything I tasted was quite properly done and tasty. The restaurant looks out onto the pool in a sunny...More

Thank Steveuj
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isaac w
24 October 2015|
Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
The food was top quality. Lots of fresh fruits at breakfast and well over 100 options. Dinner was great as well.
Doris L
20 August 2015|
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Response from safiri dunia N | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is at Nairobi Serena.The cost ranges from KES:3,000-5,000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 732 124000
A celebrated fine-dining experience, Mandhari offers an unusually diverse yet intuitively chosen menu that has been designed to showcase the talent of our Chef and the diversity of our local, regional and international dishes. And, as you might expect, our menu is supported by an exceptionally comprehensive wine cellar.
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