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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 September 2020

More than a coffee shop. A space to connect, unwind and relax. Because when you go to Java House, you are coming home away from home.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 26 March 2020

In WestEnd mall and United Mall,good standard of food and service as expected.Convenient location on a main road.Decent service though can deteriorate when they are busy.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

This is part of a chain - some difficulty therefore in dealing with some dietary issues. That aside, friendly, helpful service, food good and well prepared, prices OK too. Recommended.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

Diplomatic in service delivery with high quality coffee and teas served with a variety of snacks and open to all affording customers

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019

I took a group of 25 UK teenagers to this restaurant and they were provided with very good service and good food.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

We had very good food including the crispy chicken salad. The service from Judith (hope that's the name) was very good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

I lived in Kenya for 6 months and as much as I loved the whole experience when being 'muzungu' was starting to tire me out, I'd go to Java house for a sliver of normalcy. Excellent coffee; fabulous tomato soup and lack of stares always...helped me to relax :)More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to be. Memorable and great experience. Coffee service and their snacks are good;Recomendable.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Would go here instead of Laughing Buddha. Porrions are good. Great Frappé. Nice staff. Dawa a bit watered down.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

A place you can hang out with friends over a great mug of coffee. Nice pastries and WiFi is available.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

For a cool trendy place to chill with friends while in Nairobi, try Java House, a tourist favorite! Luscious lattes, (with soy or almond milk), savory salads and super friendly, fast service. Great for vegetarians, vegans & carnivores!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Fine place for business meeting. Always congested with foreigners. Location is also fine because it's conected with big shopping center and Acasia hotel. B.U.T.!! I feel that staffs in Java discriminate asian. I don't want to think like that but I can feel that clearly....I guess maybe they've got certain bad memory previously. It makes me so sad. Anyway, I usually order beef fajita and malindi chai smoothie here. It's not bad. Food has no sin. 😊 위에 점 5개 있죠? 대략적으로 평가하라고.. 저는 별점 2개가 이토록 딱 어울리는 점포는 처음 봅니당. 한개는 짜고 세개는 아까운 초은하계 절대 고정 점수 '2점'!! 여기는 딱 세 줄로 요약이 가능해요. -커피 그저 그럼 -음식 그냥 그럼 -서비스 개똥 동양인 차별하는 희안한 문화가 있습니다. 첨엔 엄청 긴가민가했죠... 설마... 아니겠지... 3개월 넘는 기간동안 이래저래 들르면서 지켜본 결과. 인종차별이 맞았습니다. 주문 안받기, 불러도 무시하기, 빌지 거의 집어던지듯 하기, 있는대로 귀찮은 표정 짓기, 영어발음 못알아 듣겠는척해서 꼽주기. 직접 겪은 것만 적어봐도 엄청 여러개네요. 예전에 동양인 진상이 와서 이러는건가 싶어서 친해져볼려고 마음돌려볼려고 엄청 노력해봤는데 안통합더이다 ㅋㅋ... 이미 먼 길 떠나신듯... 암튼 요샌 안가여... 케냐 와서 유일하게 여기만 가면 이렇게 막장대접을 받으니까... ㅜㅜ 진짜 서운하고 기가 차져...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Nobody had bothered to clean the floor where we were seating. The order took long to come, the waitress who served us was not very friendly. They can do better in terms of service.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Travelled with a team that really appreciated brewed coffee, so with the hotels failing in this regard, this was our only joint. Wraps were amazing, sandwiches too. They also offer a token to use the existing restroom facilities without extra charge. Other businesses on the...floor also use the facilities, and are charged. Got served by different people on the three occasions we passed through over two days, and all were amazing. I will always stop at this one when in town.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Java coffee house is a spot that has defined a niche with a menu that is simple and consistent across their outlets. Exceptional coffee treat though at the Kisumu Java branch, a fantastic americano cup to chase down the java breakfast that was made in...record time, enjoyed early this week and there after for three more days. On the first day of our visit to this branch of the four people at the table, the service team got all the orders right and the kitchen did not disappoint. Delivering all meals in record time. And later in the evening after a hard day in the field the coffee was still great. Well done Java team.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Yes, Nairobi Java House offers takeaway services.

Nairobi Java House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4