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Osteria Gigiri

Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 7122661
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“focaccia” (7 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Real Italian food cooked by real Italians - we love the welcome tomato laden focaccia which is a meal in itself. The Red Snapper is recommended. A little pricey but as the food is exceptional and service excellent, no complaints.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an Italianesque ambiance and a reasonable menu with a selection of wines, this is a worthy choice. We found service very good and the ingredients, at least with the salads, fresh and tasty. Portions were larger than expected but no...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch with a group between meetings. Classic, quite authentic Italian with lots of choice. Quality ingredients. Owner was at hand and runs a tight ship. Not cheap but one of our better meals in Nairobi.

Thank dsbali
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I visited was 2 years ago. I found this place tonight quite average. I've requested some olive oil and they brought me a very low quality oil. Average service and dishes were also pretty average

Thank Paolo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It used to be my favourite. The temp manager turned this place into sh** while Nico was on holiday. Food was served cold. Condiments didn't come with the food. The place was half empty but nothing was right.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Osteria for a quick weekday lunch. Service is always efficient and friendly. Ordered one lunch special (a 3 course meal at Ksh1200 is great value) and a seafood salad. All the dishes were spectacular. I love the consistency of Osteria. Is it bad that...More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Several local residents recommended Osteria Gigiri, and our group was not disappointed. They offer an extensive menu of Italian favorites, and the house-made pastas were excellent. For being outside of Italy, the meal tasted pretty authentic! They also have a nice wine list.

Thank WhereTheSnowsGo
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A welcoming atmosphere, good and very friendly service, the pizza is very good, the pasta as well and there is good selection of wines

Thank Gerd F
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

If you find anything better. Let me know. Been coming regularly for years. All dishes are well prepared and has the Italian touch.

Thank Thore-Andre T
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Was pretty thrilled to be here - got invited by a few local friends. The food was excellent as promised by my hosts and I would definitely recommend it

Thank Jinav1978
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 7122661
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