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China Plate

The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
6 Apr 2017
“Delicious but pricey!!”
4 Sep 2016
“Ok Ok ”
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

REALLY hungry and could not find parking where things were cheaper, but we could agree on Chinese and parking was just driving in for free!! So we ventured in. GREAT wait staff, when we went in lunch crowd had finished and we had a private...More

Thank 41Wahine
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant looked run down it had a private party and was very noisy. The host was very courteous and visited our table to assist us in ordering. The staff looked very tired in life. The soups we ordered was very good , main course Gong...More

1  Thank Jayesh C
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I have been to China so I know what good Chinese cuisine is, sadly I would not say this is. The food was not of the quality I was expecting, the only dish slightly like a good Chinese was the sesame chicken, but this was...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Having used the China Plate on a number of occasions I can not recommend it highly enough. The owner is very friendly and helpful the staff are efficient and serve you with a welcoming smile. The food is tasty and can be as mild or...More

1  Thank Bob T
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I have been visiting this restaurant for more years than I care to remember. Most of the time it has been great. Tasty (very) large portions, Fine service, friendly and accommodating management, Great for a family lunch and a business meal anytime. Useful to know...More

Thank GastroNinja
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I was stuck in traffic for 2 hours,hungry,tired and frustrated.I was not I impressed with the place the last time and reluctantly got off the road and popped into China Plate.Most Szechwan dishes are spicy so I ordered the Szechwan Mutton with vegetable fried rice.The...More

Thank GNF777
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Large portions great variety of dishes found large sized portions to large for and settled for the small sixed portions. Sea food very good especially squid in black bean sauce. prawns also excellent

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Generous portions of well prepared and very tasty food made for a very good dining experience. Highly recommend the foil wrapped prawn appetizer dish. Toffee Banana was also excellent dessert. This is the best Chinese food we have had in Nairobi. Surprised it was as...More

2  Thank traveller2469
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Its been 2 years since i last dined here... pleasantly surprised indeed... the shrimp in foil as a starter for sea food lovers is a must. Done in Garlic and chili oil... its simply yummy... we had chicken wings, hong kong chicken, beef in green...More

2  Thank mekenya
Reviewed 5 January 2015

My family and I have been die hard fans of China Plate for years, more so when they had their Westlands outlet. We've continued patronising them despite their current location at the Chancery being a little out of our way and inconvenient. CP has always...More

3  Thank Geoffrey L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
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Just up Valley Rd from the Pan Afric hotel - there is also another one in Nairobi, but I have not been to that one.