Top 10 Best Coffee Shops in Nairobi 2023

This blog post identifies the Top 10 Best Coffee Shops in Nairobi 2023. Each of these shops serves well-brewed, high-quality coffee using freshly roasted beans.

top 10 best coffee shops in nairobi 2023

Above all, these Coffee Shops have a team of knowledgeable and skilled baristas who are passionate about Coffee.

In no particular order, these are 10 of the Best Coffee (caffé) Shops in Nairobi.

1. Connect Coffee Roasters

top 10 best coffee shops in nairobi 2023

Connect Coffee Roasters is a unique Coffee Shop that is best known for its inviting ambiance and premium coffee.

Connect Coffee Roasters has a warm, comfortable, and conducive atmosphere that is excellent for a Coffee date or meeting. The Coffee served is made from good Coffee beans such as Arabica and Robusta.

One of the best things about Connect Coffee Roasters is that it offers a variety of beverages such as different espresso-based drinks, teas, and alternative milk options.

Connect Coffee Roasters has several branches spread all over Nairobi. Below is table indicating the location of these branches and their contacts.

Connect Coffee Roasters Location

Branch📍➤ Address (Location)
Riverside BranchGround floor Riverfront building, Off 14th Riverside drive, Nairobi
Gigiri BranchGigiri complex, Limuru road
Hurlingham BranchGround floor, Avenue Five Building, Rose Avenue
Sanlam BranchFourth floor, Sanlam Towers Waiyaki Way

Connect Coffee Roasters Contacts

Branch📞 Contacts
Riverside Branch(+254) (0)708-790-480
Gigiri Branch(+254) (0)708-790-480
Hurlingham Branch(+254) (0)112-494-142
Sanlam Branch(+254) (0)796-785-787

Connect Coffee Roasters has a Google Rating of 4.6 Stars after more than 1,200 Google Reviews.

The Coffee Shop is open daily from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.

2. Lava Latte

Lava Latte is located along State House Road, Nairobi.

The Coffee Shop has a Google Rating of 4.4 Stars after more than 1,000 Google Reviews.

One of the best things about Lava Latte is that it has comfortable chairs and tables and this allows customers to sit and enjoy their coffee without feeling rushed.

Coffee needs to be drank slowly so that the body can take time to process the caffeine. Drinking Coffee too fast can make your heart race fast and cause anxiety.

The Coffee Shop is open daily from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm.

Lava Latte Location

📍➤ 209 State House Road, Nairobi

Lava Latte Contacts

📞 +(254) 757 11 90 64

3. Java House

top 10 best coffee shops in nairobi 2023

Java House is one of the most popular Coffee Shops in Nairobi. It has several branches across Nairobi City.

One of the best things about Java House is that it offers a selection of fresh, tasty snacks, sandwiches, pastries, and other food items to its customers.

The above food items can be accompanied with not only Coffee but a variety of drinks such as Mocha, Espresso, Malindi Macchiato, Vanilla Latte, and Americano

Java House also offers different types of tea such as Masala Tea, Green Tea and Regular Tea.

Below are tables showing the locations and contacts of well-know Java Coffee Shops in Nairobi City.

Java House Branch and Location

Java House BranchLocation
Mama Ngina StreetTransnational Plaza
Thika RoadThika Road Mall
Greenspan MallLower Savanna Dakar Rd
Prestige PlazaNgong Road
Orbit PlaceWestlands Road
Sarit Center RoundaboutKaruna Road
Parklands RoadShell Petrol Station
Valley ArcadeGitanga Road
Waiyaki WayShell Petrol Station opposite Safaricom House
UniafricKoinange Street
Airport ViewAlong Mombasa Road at Total Station
Capital CenterCapital Centre Building, Mombasa Road
Embassy HouseParliament Lane
Kenya Medical Association CentreMedical Association Centre
Kimathi StreetKimathi Street
Standard StreetUganda House, Standard Street
Yaya CenterYaya Centre
ABC PlaceWaiyaki Way

Java House Branch and Contacts

Mama Ngina Street+(254) 721 49 40 49
Thika Road+(254) 723 45 99 96
Greenspan Mall+(254) 702 27 82 52
Prestige Plaza+(254) 719 74 12 64
Orbit Place+(254) 715 53 20 71
Sarit Center Roundabout+(254) 714 60 67 24
Parklands Road+(254) 721 61 56 66
Valley Arcade+(254) 718 27 39 05
Waiyaki Way+(254) 705 14 39 98
Uniafric +(254) 722 23 31 12
Airport View+(254) 746 62 22 66
Capital Center+(254) 701 28 32 92
Embassy House+(254) 700 71 89 50
Kenya Medical Association Centre+(254) 707 34 99 90
Kimathi Street+(254) 725 41 21 64
Standard Street+(254) 708 40 61 40
Yaya Center+(254) 728 60 01 95
ABC Place020 2166871

4. Barista & Co.

Barista & Co is located along 15 Mwanzi Road, on the first floor of Westgate Shopping Mall.

One unique thing about Barista & Co is that the menu is fully vegetarian. It has ten vegan main courses.

Some of the main Vegan dishes the Coffee Shop is renowned for include Quinoa, Salad, Pastas and Falafel Panini.

Asides from Coffee, Barista & Co also sells milkshakes and smoothies.

The Coffee Shop is open daily from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Barista & Co Location

📍➤ 15 Mwanzi Road, on the first floor of Westgate Shopping Mall

Barista & Co Location Website


Barista & Co Contacts

📞 +(254) 724 89 64 42

5. Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Café

top 10 best coffee shops in nairobi 2023

Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Cafe is located along Chaka Road.

The Coffee Shop has a Google Rating of 4.5 Stars after more than 850 Google Reviews.

In case you prefer taking a well-balanced and smooth cup of black coffee, Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Cafe is a good joint to try out!

Asides from Classic Black Coffee, Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Cafe also offers Iced-Coffee, Latte and Capuccino.

Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Cafe Location

📍➤ Chaka Road, Nairobi

Kesh Kesh Coffee Roasters and Cafe Contacts

📞 +(254) 724 13 17 00

6. Pointzero Coffee

Pointzero Coffee is located in the beautiful grounds of Karen Blixen Museum along Karen Road.

The Coffee Shop is very good at creating personal coffee tastes.

In case you have a sweet tooth, you should try their Mocha which combines Espresso with Chocolate Syrup and Steamed milk.

Asides from Coffee, Pointzero also serves pies, cakes, ginder dawa, masala tea, hot chocolate, and caffe misto.

Pointzero Coffee Location

📍➤ Inside Karen Blixen Musuem, along Karen Road.

Pointzero Coffee Contacts

📞 +(254) 707 78 93 76

7. Artcaffé

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Artcaffé is a trendy coffee shop that has several branches across Nairobi City and its environments.

The Coffee Shop is best known for selling European-Style Coffee.

As of today, Artcaffé has several Coffee shops spread across Naiobi City. They include;

  • Westminster CBD
  • Total Petrol station Kileleshwa
  • Thika Road mall
  • Shell Windsor
  • Rubis Petrol Station Hurlingham
  • Rubis Petrol station Eastern Bypass
  • Ridgeways mall On The Way Parklands
  • Lavington mall
  • Karen Hardy post
  • Two Rivers mall
  • Argwings Arcade
  • ACK Gardens Upper Hill
  • 14 Riverside
  • Yaya Center
  • Valley Arcade
  • Village Market
  • The Oval
  • The Hub Karen
  • Shell Eastern Bypass
  • Rhapta Square
  • Kitengela mall
  • Kimathi street CBD
  • Junction mall
  • Hurlingham
  • Garden city mall
  • Galleria mall
  • Gallant Plaza
  • Freedom Heights
  • Chester House CBD
  • Capital Center
  • Britam
  • South C
  • Westminster Branch
  • Westgate Kiosk.

8. Geco Café

Geco Café is located along Mbaazi Road, Lavington, Nairobi.

The Café is best known for its wide variety of snacks and treats such as steak, chicken, bacon, ham, cheese, lamb chops, and rump.

Geco Café is also best known for selling a variety of burgers such as Beef Burger, Chicken Burger and Monster Burger.

One of the best features about Geco Café is that it hires bands to play live music and entertain its guests and customers.

Geco Café Location

📍➤ Along Mbaazi Road, Lavington, Nairobi.

Geco Café Contacts

📞 +(254) 792 48 94 49

9.  Caffe Dully Coffee Shop

top 10 best coffee shops in nairobi 2023

Rated at 4.3 Stars after more than 300 Google Reviews,  Caffe Dully Coffee Shop is one of the best Kenyan Coffee Houses.

The Coffee Shop is located along Tubman Road

Apart from Coffee,  Caffe Dully Coffee Shop also specializes in selling different types of tea such as Lemon tea, Black tea, Masala tea, Dawa tea, and Cow tea Special.

Caffe Dully Coffee Shop Location

📍➤ Tubman Road, Nairobi

Urban Coffee (Capital Centre) Contacts

📞 +(254) 712 00 90 09

10. The River Café

The River Café is located inside Karura Forest.

The Coffee Shop has a Google Rating of 4.4 after more than 2,000 Google Reviews.

One of the best features of the River Café is that it has wide, and open spaces and it is the only Café in Kenya where people can enjoy their coffee while watching birds, and take guided colobus monkey walks.

Apart from Coffee, The River Café is also a good spot to have lunch!

Some of the delicacies offered at The River Café include; Chicken Wings, Spinach and Artichoke dip with Tortilla chips, Roasted Butternut Soup, Grilled Thai Beef Salad, Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli (V), Fillet Steak, Deep Fried Fish Fingers, Norwegian Salmon, and Fish & Chips.

The River Café Location

📍➤ Karura Forest, Nairobi

The River Café Contacts

📞+(254) 725 96 98 91

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