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Friday, January 27, 2012

Nairobi’s Restaurants

Carnivore | Barbecue
One of the most famous restaurants in Africa, Carnivore is a large open-air eatery in the Langata suburb of Nairobi that specializes in all-you-can-eat meat buffets. Wildly popular with tourists, the restaurant serves a large variety of exotic game including ostrich, giraffe, crocodile and wildebeest. There is a vegetarian option as well. The restaurant has an attached nightclub, the Simba Saloon, that hosts live concerts.  

Talisman Restaurant  | European
  An elegant restaurant in the suburbs of Nairobi, Talisman started in a small mud-and-wattle hut and has grown into a stylish building overlooking a tranquil garden. The family-friendly restaurant serves excellent steaks, seafood and vegetarian dishes, and is considered to have some of the best service in Nairobi. Talisman Restaurant is located in the suburbs of Karen, Nairobi. 

Haandi | Indian
A global restaurant group that started in Kenya, Haandi has branches in London, Uganda, Tanzania, and Sudan. The Nairobi restaurant specializes in North Indian Frontier cuisine, served in a comfortable air-conditioned environment in downtown Nairobi. Spicy Tandoori dishes are made fresh with vegetables, seafood, and meat options. Reservations are advisable. Shopping  

Tamarind Nairobi | Sea Food
The Nairobi Tamarind is situated in National Bank Building, Haile Selassie Avenue, close to the Central Bank of Kenya. It has an ambiance of elegance and calm in addition to delicious food and superb service . As Nairobi’s leading seafood restaurant we fly in, fresh from the coast daily, giant prawns, sweet young crabs, juicy lobsters, squid, octopus and oysters. And if seafood is not your choice, go for the finest venison, steak and poultry in the country.
Pampas Grill | Brazilian
Pampa Churrascaria is a Brazilian style restaurant located at the first floor of Panari Sky Centre. Thir service is based on the Rodízio concept - you pay a fixed price and the waiters bring an offering of food to each customer at several times throughout the meal, until you have had enough.

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The diner is often provided with a colored card, red on one side and green on the other. According to the usual meaning of these colors, the servers will only bring more meat if the card is flipped to the green side.

For reservations of Nairobi restaurants and hotels contact Fountain Safaris.