We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pasara Cafe

Lonrho Bldg, Standard St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
15 May 2017
“Film Noir setting”
17 Jan 2017
“Ordered the wrong food?”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
Lonrho Bldg, Standard St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

First impressions might be great, and that is certainly the case with good ol' Pasara Cafe in Nairobi Town with all the wonderful old movie posters and pics hanging on the walls, but there us a sense of dust in the air inside, which does...More

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

On our last evening in Kenya we had dinner here. We looked up places recommended by the Lonely Planet. We could either go to Karen, the nice suburbs, to get good food via a taxi or walk within 3 blocks in the CBD to be...More

Thank wanderwm
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I always make a point of coming every time I am in Nairobi. The toasted sandwiches are huge and come with a mountain of fries, and are very tasty. An absolute must however, is the masala chai - it is divine!...More

Thank louochieng
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Simply amazing the view us amazing beautiful terrace with cocktails to die.I just could not pick any issue the service as on point,the food was tasteful the staff very friendly the music just right.Truly a place to relax the manager was really lovely and the...More

Thank jonesedwards15
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Pasara is one of those Old restaurants with a good vibe. It is somewhat vintage in the layout and the large movie posters on the wall just complete the vintage look. They are very reasonably prices and it's one of those places you can sit...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My most favourite spot when in town! has been for the last 8 years! great ambience and service! not forgetting the drinks and food of course!

Thank mugwe2mm
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The service is real quick and they are friendly and its rally spacious. Great for a hangout after work

Thank Jemu S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Whenever I'm in Nairobi, I always make a point of coming here. I really like the feel of the café, which looks like it belongs to a bygone era with old posters of films on the walls and a spiral staircase. I really like being...More

Thank UKonthego
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Had lunch and the sandwich was very good, with selection of individual fillers.Nice place to visit for a quick lunch in good atmosphere

Thank Chege G
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

This is one of the few places in Nairobi that have good coffee and where coffee tastes like coffee. I've been to several cafes and I have settled for Pasara any time I'm in Nairobi. The staff can be a bit slow and draggy, but...More

Thank Wanja G
Nearby HotelsSee all 185 hotels in Nairobi
Sarova Stanley
1,250 reviews
.10 km away
Oakwood Hotel
44 reviews
.14 km away
Sentrim 680 Hotel
197 reviews
.19 km away
Kenya Comfort Hotel
219 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel
299 reviews
.14 km away
Java House Mama Ngina
178 reviews
.13 km away
Trattoria Ristorante & Pizzeria
337 reviews
.05 km away
Exchange Bar
47 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palmridge Tours and Travels
5 reviews
.16 km away
Jamia Mosque
40 reviews
.20 km away
Guided Nairobi City Tours
108 reviews
.13 km away
Nai Nami - Our Streets. Our Stories.
47 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pasara Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lonrho Bldg, Standard St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 338247
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing