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La Salumeria

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Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3875226
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Vadodara, India
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant for some authentic Italian cuisine. Lovely ambience cozy and romantic. We had some pizzas, pasta and dessert. Pizza was super pasta was also great. Desserts were ok. Expensive place. Service was poor it took 20 min to get our bill. I suppose they need more serving staff.

1 Thank Jayesh C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I found this hidden gem and I could just kick myself for not having visited before. It has an old vintage vibe which is nice, cosy and intimate. It may attract an older crowd, but as a wine and Italian food lover, I couldn't be fussed. Had recommendations on the meal and prosecco while there from the owner. I think... More 

Thank Krystle K
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Still one of Nairobi's best kept Italian secrets. Fantastic ambience and quality of food. Grilled chicken Ida favourite. Extremely busy weekend evenings will see a bit of disoriented service though. Waiter forgot to pour water for guests, brought someone else's drink to our table and forgot to bring sugar with the tea. Owner's hands on hospitality a hit.

Thank gl0balmsafiri
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I ordered a penne gorgonzola for delivery. When the aluminium box arrived, it was almost empty. See the picture attached by yourself. This generous pasta meal cost me 1,050 KES only! The trip from Italy could have explained the 1h10 delay in delivering my meal to Kilileshwa, not the quantity though. Another friend took a pizza which was delivered in... More 

Thank RemiAzerty
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293 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Cosy restaurant with great Italian food and the best tiramisu in the country! My all-time favourite which is not on the menu is the tagliata with ruccola. You cannot go wrong with the pastas either. It is advisable to book a table to avoid disappointment. The service is as great; attentive but not in your face.

1 Thank Dotts0908
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's been around for a long time, and remains deservedly popular. Excellent pizzas, good wine, first-rate service, and a lovely ambience. You won't be disappointed.

Thank TomAdlam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant feels like it was picked straight out of Italy and dropped in Nairobi. The ambience is great the food is great. Lovely.

Thank Katrina M
Kisumu, Kenya
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is my family's favorite place in Nairobi. La Salumeria is a straightforward Italian restaurant, great thin crust pizza, fabulous homemade ravioli, and tagliata with argula (though not every night). My 6 year old talks about the hot bread with oil and vinegar. And the gelato. Though not stuffy and the food is not precious it's white-table cloth fancy enough... More 

Thank EAZG
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice,intimate,clean,friendly waiters,greet Italian menu,and lots of garlic and Olive oil,very nice ,you have to reserve earlier,otherwise no space

Thank Eunice H
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a quiet place and has good ambience. However, going there for a late lunch was spoiled by the poor service. Only one waiter was serving and who did not take the order properly. When reminded what the order was, the waiter argued. Nonetheless, the food is very good.

Thank John G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3875226

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