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The Terrace

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InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The Terrace Restaurant Having had an amazing holiday at the Whitesands Htl Mombasa, I stopped over in Nairobi for 2 nights and decided to have lunch @ the Terrace restaurant before catching my BA flight back to England. The Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi is beautiful, has a good ambience and very good tight security, which is great! Lunch was served at... More 

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chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Short one night stay before going to game drives. Rooms nice, clean, restaurant/bar available, w Service average. Breakfast buffet was decent. Good nights sleep after a long flight.

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Thank chicagotoots
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice and spacious place - good ambience. Nice variety of good food. Very convenient for in-house guests

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Thank Abdallah J
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were only in the hotel one night. I did enjoy breakfast on the terrace. The food was good and the view was nice.

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Thank Sharon K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The morning Buffet spread was good and the staff are very courteous in helping. Their fruit juice was very fresh and it was like eating the ral fruit. The Masala tea served here is a must taste awesome.

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Thank RajaGovarthanan V
Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The Buffet at the Terrace offers you a wide array of culinary experience from the local Kenyan Cuisine - Ugali, Githeri to some great African delicacies. It seems like they have an answer to every palate.

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Thank margaretolele
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Terrace restaurant has somewhat acceptable quality buffet. But don't go there for la carte order. I waited 40 min for a single burger during lunch time, and when it was served, the meat was completely over-cooked, super dry and tasteless. I couldn't return it back because I wouldn't wait for another 40min for that. Even the KFC at the... More 

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Thank Karen W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The Terrace has a wide selection at all meal times. I however think that some ingenuity in the offering is needed, especially because regulars may find very little surprise in the taste of food, and the feel of the restaurant. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Thank David W
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Terrace offers a wide spread of dishes both during breakfast and dinner. The food is clearly labelled for those with special dietary requirements. The choice for vegetarian main courses are limited. Dessert spread is very good. Staff are very friendly and try to accomodate any special requests. Overall a good dining experience.

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Thank ShriNara
Entebbe, Uganda
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Big selection of food but nothing stood out - none of the selections went "wow" in my taste. Nothing really special but good enough if you are tired and you don't want the hassle of going out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Description
The Terrace Restaurant serves the hotel as its all-day restaurant that serves ala carte and buffet meals.

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