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Shimmers Plaza | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 44 43527
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An authentic Indian Restaurant with limited parking. Serves dishes from all regions of India. The atmosphere is excellent.

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Thank Sanjeet S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Chowpaty is an excellent restaurant for vegeterians. they cater various cuisine eg south indian, north indian chinese all vegeterian only. the location is excellent. the food is superb especially dry garlic chips. they have added more dishes to their menu. the service is also excellent. Probably the best vegetarian restaurant in Kenya

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Thank Dilip R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Brilliant food, had bhell puri,combo of three types of chips, pani puri, yummy authentic food. Our waiter was very friendly and looked after us with a smile all the time. Recommend you eat here is the opportunity arises.

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Thank Anil V
Bern, Switzerland
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

They have 164 different menues, but they have maybe three different base sauces they use for these menues, so in the end everything tastes a bit the same. The food is ok, but the price is quite high for what you get.

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Thank Lukas H
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I love south Indian food specially dosa. It was my 2nd visit which disappointed me more. The sambar of the dosa was very sour. We hardly could eat it so den we switched to thali. Thali was somewat dry. I would prefer more spices and gravy on it. However liked the paneer though it was too small in size. Work... More 

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Thank Alinamax23
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Its unusual for me to celebrate New years at a veg restaurant, however that's exactly what happened...but I was pleasantly surprised as the food was tasty and the service was super quick...so no complaints :)

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Thank Gavin R
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Truly exquisite yet simple Indian food, with spices as fresh as found in the best of India. Makes ingredients in the UK look very shabby. The tandoori aloo was a particular highlight. Must visit despite low key appearances.

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Thank niraj n
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A valentine's date ..... the food was lovely, flavours abound and plentiful. The waiters barely spoke English and didn't understand simple requests, such as "do you have Summit beer?" and "can I have poppadom?" Lighting is too bright for 9pm sitting, needs to be dimmed for a more cosy experience Anyway, love the food so 4/5

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Thank DXB_Traveller_2000
San Francisco, California
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the street view, it is much larger and nicer on the inside. A completely vegetarian restaurant, the food is good and quite reasonably priced. We had the palak paneer and a mushroom dish that were good. The juice selection is good, I enjoyed the passion fruit. Service was prompt up to the point of our order... More 

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Thank Mark H
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

If you crave for Indian fast food like pav bhaji, south indian dishes, chats etc then this is the place you should be at. Punjabi food is also nice here! One of the specialty of Nairobi is Maru bhajiya, don't forget to order it here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shimmers Plaza | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 44 43527

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