Top 10 Restaurants in Lavington

From breakfast restaurants, brunch and dinner restaurants to romantic restaurants, here are 10 restaurants in Lavington you should try out!

restaurants in lavington

All of these restaurants have a well-trained and courteous staff, use fresh and high-quality ingredients to make quality foods and have a diverse and innovative menu that keeps customers excited and encourages repeat visits.

Let’s jump right into the list.

1. Dau Restaurant

Dau is a Swahili restaurant that is located along Kingara Road, Lavington. It is best known for its authentic Swahili cuisine and outdoor seating area. Currently this eatery has a Google Rating of 4.5 Stars after more than 80 Google Reviews.

Asides from offering tasty and authentic Swahili cuisine, Dau Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Lavington Nairobi because it maintains high-quality not only in food but also in service and overall customer experience.

Another good thing about Dau Restaurant is that it has comfortable seats that are well arranged in order to enhance the dining experience. In case you are looking for a Swahili restaurant within Lavington are, Dau Restaurant should be on you bucketlist.

This dining spot is open daily from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Dau Restaurant Address

Along Kingara Road, Lavington in Nairobi

Dau Restaurant Phone Numbers

 +(254) 702 27 93 25

2. Chekafe

Chekafe is a Japanese Restaurant located at HMK Block B, Kauria Close, Lavington Nairobi. This dining spot has a Google Rating of 4.5 Stars after more than 1,200 Google Reviews.

One of the best things about Chekafe is that it has an outdoor seating and comfortable seats which enhances the dining experience.

Another good thing about Chekafe is that they have skilled chefs who prepare flavorful sashimi and sushi. On the other hand, the waiters have mastered the art of arranging dishes in a visually appealing manner.

For a taste of Japanese Cuisine, I highly recommend this dining spot.

Chekafe is opened daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Point to Note: Cocktails are available.

Chekafe Address

HMK Block B, Kauria Close, Lavington Nairobi

Chekafe Phone Numbers

+(254) 717 70 06 66

3. Inca

Inca is a reservation restaurant in Lavington that is located in The Social House Nairobi along James Gichuru Road. It has a Google Rating of 4.6 Stars after more than 300 Google Reviews.

Generally, Inca is outstanding because it tries to ensure that the quality and taste of the dishes are consistent across visits. Having visited this spot several times, I can assure you that their meals are finger-licking.

Inca is also a fine dining restaurant because it has a great ambiance and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. In case you are looking for a romantic and affordable restautant to visit, Inca is a good place to try!

This dinery is open daily from 1:00 pm

Inca Menu

Inca Address

The Social House Nairobi along James Gichuru Road 

Inca Phone Numbers

+(254) 709 21 60 00

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4. Mama Nilishe

Mama Nilishe is a Swahili restaurant that is owned by Mwanaidy Shishi (Wife to Hassan Mugambi). It is located at Kikao Place opposite Quickmart Lavington and has a Google Rating of 4.0 Stars after more than 200 Google Reviews.

In case you have visited Dau Restaurant, Mama Nilishe is a good alternative where you can enjoy authentic Swahili dishes. Some of the main course meals I would recommend you to have at this joint include Chicken Biryani, Mutton Biryani, Fish Platter or Beef Platter.

Mama Nilshe is also an affordable place to dine. The meals are pocket-friendly and average between KES 550 to KES 800.

Point to Note: Mama Nilishe also has another branch in Kilimani inside Mall 66

Mama Nilishe Address

Kikao Place opposite Quickmart Lavington

Mama Nilishe Phone Numbers

+(254) 745 04 62 71

5. Izzi Brunch & Cake

Izzi Brunch & Cake is a new dining spot that is located on the 2nd floor of Lana Plaza along Oloitoktok Road in Nairobi. It has a Google Rating of 4.6 Stars after more than 90 Google Reviews.

Izzi Brunch & Cake is a romantic restaurant that has the perfect ambiance to take your loved one out for brunch or dinner. The soft lighting and comfortable seating arrangements allow for private conversations.

Izzi Brunch & Cake is also a good restaurant to dine because it offers a diverse range of cake flavors to cater to different preferences and tastes. The presence of skilled and creative pastry chefs ensures the restaurant produces high-quality and delicious cakes.

Izzi Brunch & Cake Address

2nd floor of Lana Plaza along Oloitoktok Road in Nairobi

Izzi Brunch & Cake Phone Numbers

 +(254) 728 49 87 98

6. Tokyo Restaurant

Tokyo Restaurant is a restaurant in Lavington that has an outdoor and indoor restaurant that is located along Kolloh Road. It has a Google Rating of 4.5 Stars after more than 1000 Google Reviews. It is one of the best Japanese-cuisine based restaurants in Lavington and Nairobi as well.

One unique thing about Tokyo Restaurant is that it serves Vegan dishes as well as a Kid’s menu. Incase you would like to try vegan dishes while your children enjoy their favorite kid’s meals, this is a recommendable joint.

Another good thing about Tokyo Restaurant is that it is located in a very quiet atmosphere, away from all the noise in Lavington area.

Tokyo Restaurant Address

Along Kolloh Road

Tokyo Restaurant Email and Phone Numbers

Tokyonbi@gmail.com

+(254) 722 48 55 56 or +(254) 734 44 46 51

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7. Nabo Bistro

Nabo Bistro is a Wi-Fi powered, high-end clientele, and outdoor restautant that is located along Ole Nguruone road in Lavington. It has a Google Rating of 4.3 Stars after more than 400 Google Reviews.

Generally, this eatery is best known for its French and American cuisine which have been fused together to create the French-American bistro-style food.

Nabo Bistro is one of the best restaurants in Lavington because it pays attention to the finer details such as table settings and food presentation.

In case you planning on visiting this joint, make sure you try out their hot wings, fish tacos, or blue cheese burger.

Nabo Bistro remains closed on Mondays and is open on all other days as from 10:00 am to 11 pm.

Nabo Bistro Address

Along Ole Nguruone Road in Lavington.

Nabo Bistro Phone Numbers

+(254) 794 58 37 71

8. Kengele’s Lavington Green

Kengele’s Lavington Green is a live music restaurant that is located in Lavington Mall along James Gichuru Road. The restaurant has a Google Rating of 4.4 Stars after more than 1,700 Google Reviews.

Currently, Kengele’s Lavington Green is the most popular and best restaurant in Lavington Mall and in Lavington area at large.

The food served in this eating house is made from high-quality ingredients that are fresh and come direct from the local farms nearby.

Another good thing about Kengele’s Lavington Green is that the dishes offered are well-balanced. They have a harmonious blend of sweet, salty, sour, and umami flavors make them very delicious. I assure you, your first visit to this joint will not be the last.

Kengele’s Lavington Green Address

Lavington Mall along James Gichuru Road, Nairobi

Kengele’s Lavington Green Phone Numbers

+(254) 700 55 45 54

9. Brazilian Rodizio

Brazilian Rodizio is a steak house that is located off Mbaazi Avenue. It has a Google Rating of 4.4 Stars after more than 300 Google Reviews. As much as it is a walk-in restaurant, the management recommends visitors to make a reservation before visiting.

Brazilian Rodizio is one of the most amazing restaurants in Lavington because it offers flavorful and tasty steaks which are well marinated.

Another good thing about Brazilian Rodizio is that it has a fireplace where you can warm and share stories with your loved one.

For special offers visit Brazilian Rodizio Special Offers

Brazilian Rodizio is open daily from 7:30 am on Sundays, Tuesdays to Fridays and from 7:00 am on Mondays and Saturdays.

Brazilian Rodizio Address

Off Mbaazi Avenue, Lavington in Nairobi

Brazilian Rodizio Phone Numbers

 +(254) 727 78 53 02

10. For You Chinese Restaurant

For You Chinese is a chinese-cuisine restaurant in Lavington located along Gitanga Road. It has a Google Rating of 4.4 Stars after more than 6,000 Google Reviews.

If by any chance you would like to try Chinese cuisine, I highly advise you should visit this eating house.

Some of the unique things about this restaurant is that it indoor and outdoor seating arrangements, serves vegan dishes and great cocktails.

For You Chinese restaurant also has a kids play area and Play Station video games to keep children busy, active and playful.

This eatery is open for 24 hours on Mondays and as from 12:00 am on Tuesdays till late.

Point to Note: For You Chinese restaurant offers free ice-cream to all customers after they have finished their meals.

For You Chinese Address

Along Gitanga Road

For You Chinese Address Phone Numbers

+(254) 735 53 60 90

Bonus Restaurants to dine in Lavington

  • Asmara Restaurant (Eritrean Cuisine)
  • Mama Ashanti (West-African Cuisine)
  • Meriada Gardens Restaurant
  • Willow-Garden Bistro
  • Curry Corner (Indian Cuisine)
  • Mambo Itailia (Italian Cuisine)

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