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Nairobi Java House Downtown

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mama ngina street, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 313564
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Kilifi, Kenya
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Pleasure to have a such a great coffee place in Kenya! Sit back, use the WIFI, capucciono... Well done!

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Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear you're enjoying your time back in Kenya at Java House. More 

Welland, Canada
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

If you love coffee, and not just coffee but fresh coffee, then then he next time you are in kenya, stop down down and grab yourself a nice Kenyan roast of coffee at the famous Java house, and you will want to take some home. Welcome to Nairobi and enjoy a nice cup of Kahawa at Nairobi Java house

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beach city ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We didn't do much shopping or site seeing yet we did stop in at Java House. We got a quick bite to eat and bought some Kenya coffee to take back to the States, the meal was fine ,we asked for cold bottled water and received it quickly. One should always be vigilant of where one's water source comes from.... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

I love Java house. I will say though that the down town location is not my favorite just because it's so crowded, but that does not take away from the food, drinks, and milk shakes being amazing. And the coffee is to die for, I normally buy a few bags and bring them home with me. I love that the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

This location is usually busy but we stopped here on Sunday Afternoon. I believe weekends it is a good place for a snack while walking downtown. The meat pies were delicious, love the shakes... Got coffee that rivals starbucks...

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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2015

am i the only one who has horrid restaurant experiences??? went to the one at kimathi street..... juice was great, ordered classic fish and chips..... twas delivered real quick... only for me to cut into the fish and this disgusting smell fills the air..... they served me bad stinky fish!!!!!! seriously,they coulda killed me!! c alled the waiter, and the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Well no doubt Java has a good menu... This particular branch is in a busy area hence at times getting a table is a mission...and I also noticed the staff here are less friendly or welcoming compared to other branches.....not a place to have a good bussiness meeting...too loud..

Thank Miinks
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

comfortable prices and my favori black coffee makes wanna always get my morning coffee there with excellent service i only go back there for their coffee its always amazing. in a cold morning just blow it away with a go down to Java

Thank mrkwanjiru
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

It is you everyday British food real tasty, during lunch the place is super full, so we loved going in there just after four before dinner. the service was great. loved the salads

Thank CIku H
Nairoba, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

The location is prime for anyone with a busy schedule within the City My fiancé and I a wonderful date in between a busy schedules and the art love .

Thank Benson B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, African, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: mama ngina street, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 313564

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?