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K'Osewe Ranalo Foods

Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 770 785897
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (7 reviews)
“chapati” (8 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:30All hours
CUISINES
African
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
Kimathi Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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11 - 20 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 9 February 2017

The place has plenty of space and is not over-crowded.The food is delicious and the service is excellent.The menu has a good variety of dishes to choose from and you'll be spoilt for choice.

Thank blacktraveler1
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great way to sample Kenyan food with local people. VERY helpful staff. Excellent fried fish. Basic decor, but the prices are very reasonable so don't expect fancy! Outdoor courtyard seating was ok,

Thank BTVWriter
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were directed here by our hotel after asking the staff for somewhere with good local food - and we weren't disappointed! You arrive with plenty of Kenyans who look like they are on lunch break from work, so there is no touristy feeling. You...More

Thank Lotraktor
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We walked over from our hotel to have dinner at Ranolo's for some Kenya food. We really wanted to try some local food. We ordered fried tilapia, fried goat, stewed meat, traditional greens, ugali ( brown and white), sodas, Tusker beer. We liked everything except...More

Thank wanderwm
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Good food..african cuisine,continental an you wont miss NYAMA CHOMA. Its pocket friendly and easily accessible within town city.

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My first time in Nairobi, my tour guide said I should stop by Ranalo for good Kenyan food 'Ugali' to be precise. It was easy locating from my hotel and when I got there the waiter was very helpful. He showed me the options which...More

Thank livinginlag
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We told our driver we wanted to have local food and he brought us to ranalo. This is the place the locals come, you order and pay first, then they serve you the food. We had fish, chicken and beef. The fish is good but...More

Thank Agnes_Tan12
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty local food, reasonably priced. There is a bar with live music joined to the restaurant which is great fun. The restaurant is a little confusing when you first arrive, you need to pay up front for what you want at the payment desk. The...More

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Yummy chicken, ugali and sukuma wiki, all eaten in a friendly environment, with good music and accompanied by a Tusker, and chit-chat with friends = a lovely evening in Nairobi.

Thank TransylvanianGrl
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times, and will continue to return every time I come to Nairobi. I have sampled many of the dishes over the years, but my favourites are the tilapia stew and brown ugali. The chapatis are sometimes undercooked (raw on one...More

1  Thank louochieng
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willybaaba
15 December 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:30
Thursday
06:30 - 17:30
Friday
06:30 - 17:30
Saturday
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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