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K'Osewe Ranalo Foods

Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 770 785897
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chapati” (11 reviews)
“fish” (27 reviews)
“tilapia” (9 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The whole fried fish was spectacular. Top 3 whole fish dishes I've ever had. The roasted beef dishes both had a distinct charred flavor, but it seemed intentional. They were still very good. The chapati was the best I've had. The courtyard is cute and...More

Thank sydneyannem
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Janam is a fish eater and it means a man from the lake, thats where I come from In Kenya and while in Nairobi I cannot miss on a good fish meal at K'Osewe

1  Thank dansu07
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is the go-to place if you are looking to sample authentic Kenyan food. My three favorite dishes are: coconut fish, athola(smoked beef), fried chicken & all the traditional veggies ( managu, kunde, sagaa etc). I especially love their swanky, new branch in Upperhill. Amazing...More

1  Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, poor location and sitting setting. I wish they'd open another branch at a different location, or that they would offer delivery service

Thank Mtangi_89
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by local Kenyans. The fish is really good but everything is worth trying. We had fish, goat stew with chapati and some white and brown clay like stuff. Most friendly staff as in many places in Kenya.

Thank Bojkis
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Your tour of Nairobi would be incomplete with a stopover at K'Osewes on Kimathi Street...I mean even Zuckerberg ate Fish there!!! How cool is that!! A ten minute walk from the Hennessis Hotel...Ideal for a late lunch. Looking for a change from the same old...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is the place to get great african food in town, i had stayed for a while without visiting till a friend proposed we have lunch here. The prize has really gone up. Also kindly take care and repair some of the taps.

Thank Reubenkimani
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The place with the best matumbo mbuzi (goat tripe meat), their fish is also very well done. Enjoy the ugali ya brown and fish and when available you can order the oil they use to cook their food. This is where you will find a...More

Thank Martin_Wahogo
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My friend described the chicken as ‘like tasty boot leather’, although the fish was pretty good I thought. You had to pay before you went up to get any food and they don’t have menus that they will bring to your table. It wouldn’t be...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The restaurant is located near the city market. Price quite convenient. the food quality is not bad, we can say that it is average african food. The staff were not totally available to help you. except for waiter that saw me after a while and...More

Thank Aaron S
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15 December 2016|
Response from Shivona T | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall. Although the food is displayed in a buffet like manner, each dish is priced separately. It is definitely inexpensive and affordable by Nairobi standards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +254 770 785897
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