Expensive Hangout Joints in Nairobi [PHOTOS]

  • Photo Collage of Some Expensive Restaurants in Nairobi
    Photo Collage of Some Expensive Restaurants in Nairobi
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  • Nairobians have a reputation of being larger than life with most choosing to spend their free time enjoying themselves at different joints.

    The city has been compelled to transform in a bid to fit into the people's way of life, which involves hanging out, partying, and spending quality time with family and friends.

    These are some of the expensive hangout joints in the vibrant city.

    Social House Boutique Hotel Located in Nairobi
    Social House Boutique Hotel Located in Nairobi
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    This award-winning boutique hotel offers perfect tranquility for those seeking to spend time away from home. Owned by entrepreneur Juliet Njogu, it has 83 bedrooms, most with 24 square meter spaces of simplicity and style, plus 6 larger bedrooms for those who wish for a little more elbow room.

    All their bedrooms have an interactive TV, enabling in-room dining, room service requests, lighting, wake-up calls, and music content.

    The hotel has its own smartphone app, that allows interactions with staff and helps obtain booking information. 

    The social house offers different cuisines ranging from local to foreign. It has an urban brasserie open-fire grill, café-bar and coffee roastery, an indoor-outdoor farm-to-table dining room, and a rooftop Peruvian melting pot – each entirely authentic in character and cuisine.

    The cheapest room in the hotel goes for Ksh15,000 excluding taxes and other fees. Their prices range depending on seasons.

    Mandhari Fine Dining Restaurants

    File Photo of Mandhari Fine Restaurant
    File Photo of Mandhari Fine Restaurant
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    This is also a perfect place to hang out as the culinary team stands out for producing the best dining experiences. Unlike other restaurants, Mandhari offers seasonal menus and wine pairing shifts that are in rhythm with a flowering Tuscan-styled outdoor terrace overlooking the swimming pool.

    With their rich montage, they also spice up the experience with live piano music. In addition, they also have an outdoor cigar deck for smokers.

    They offer accommodation, host weddings, and other parties and events.

    Hemingways

    Facade of the Hemingways Hotel in Nairobi
    Facade of the Hemingways Hotel in Nairobi
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    This is a 45-suite boutique hotel. It elevates the standard of luxury with its symmetry that is flooded with light and natural plantation. 

    Its rooms have balconies overlooking the silhouette of the Ngong Hills with their services being exemplary. 

    The rooms vary in price with some going for Ksh53,000 a night. Moreover, the rooms have personalized bars, dual telephone lines with a conference call and speaker phone capabilities and internet connection.

    For a staycation, one is assured of hypoallergenic pillows, the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen, and towels among other essential items.

    Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant

    A Section of Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant in Nairobi
    A Section of Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant in Nairobi
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     Located within the heart of Nairobi, Mawimbi Seafood has a modern interior aesthetic that is curated to guarantee maximum enjoyment.

    The hangout joint prides itself on being the focal point for seafood. Also, it has mixologists who perfectly blend cocktails and other drinks adding to the restaurant's exquisity.

     For a day getaway, Mawimbi is the perfect spot. Not only does the food stand out but they also have well-tuned live music that soothes the soul.

    Further, they host events and other functions charged at different price rates. Their food prices vary with the prices ranging from Ksh1,000-Ksh5,000.

    INTI- A Nikkei Experience

    The Interior of Inti-A Nikkei Restaurant
    The Interior of Inti-A Nikkei Restaurant
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    The restaurant stands out with its blend of Japanese and Peruvian fare in an urban Nairobi style. Further, Its location offers a spectacular view of the city.

    The interior of the restaurant brings an international feel as it is designed in a way that blends two cultures in a modern fashion.

    The food prices range from Ksh1,200-Ksh10,000.

    The Lord Erroll

    Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
    Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
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    This restaurant that brings the French experience close to home. Lord Erroll offers a unique dining experience with their seats set up overlooking a facade of enchanting green gardens complete with beautifully ornate waterfalls, streams, and ponds.

    It has multiple rooms and the venue offers a serene environment for breakfast meetings, business meetings, family dinners, weddings, conferences and a perfect date night with friends, family, and loved ones.

    Lord Erroll attracts both local and international visitors. One should expect to part with Ksh50,000 for a night at this kingly restaurant.

    Other than restaurants, one can decide to go out and enjoy the electrifying music and cheery crowds in various nightclubs such as B-Club, Milan, Onyx and Mercury Lounge.

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