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Asmara Restaurant

General Mathenge Lane, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 721 948020
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Italian, African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
General Mathenge Lane, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice, clean, and newer place. Lots of menu choices besides Eritrean food. We had our usual of fir fir, zilzil Tibs, and shiro. Meat was great. Shiro was disappointing (usually our favorite) because it hadn’t been mixed well and had clumps. For a true cultural...More

Thank NurseMama25
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Our shiro is normally a favourite especially for Eritreans and Ethiopians. It's unfortunate that you didn't get to experience it at its best.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice restaurant, great ambience and great food. We ordered a vegetarian plate along with a chicken and mutton dish. The food is supposed to be eaten with a ‘roti’ made like a large, rolled pancake made from rice or brown flour. You can...More

Thank sainbasha
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sainbasha for you great review of Asmara Restaurant!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place for the pizzas and it was really good. Good wood baked pizzas with nice options and the food quality is top of its class.

Thank ankeet_sinha
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ankeet Sinha for your great review , we are very glad you enjoyed our pizzas,exactly how we hope our customers would. We hope to have you back.

Reviewed 31 May 2018

The brown Injira and Shiro is a must for vegetarians. Really nice and comforting and feeling as well. The pizzas are great too - from the Outside Oven - made fresh and hot while you wait. Nice place for a coffee or drink and catch...More

Thank Nikunj S
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you Nikunj S, we are glad you were able to enjoy Asmara Restaurant exactly how we hope our customers would.

Reviewed 25 May 2018

One of our favourite Nairobi restaurants, we love the friendly staff who not only greet us by name but know what we like in terms of food and wine and are happy to make suggestions. Well worth eating here.

Thank Tracy B
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

We are so glad to hear we are one of your favourite restaurants and you are definitely valued by the Asmara Team. Thank you for sharing your review.

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Its a no-frills kind of restaurant with good food and good service. We ordered the injera with an Eritrean fish dish called Tsebhi Asa and rice with the chicken dish Tsebhi Derho and a prawn cocktail too. Loved all the food and the Injera is...More

Thank Sunshine_n_me
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad you like the food and service and yes, the brown injera at Asmara Restaurant is gluten free!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

I decided to take my mum and uncle here one afternoon after church and my oh my was i perplexed at the indoor and outdoor setting. It being the 2nd branch i have been to, i must say that the classic style of cooking Ethiopian...More

1  Thank Winne G
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review Winne G! We are delighted at your 5* recommendation! We do hope to have you back again and again.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Modern design with several seating options. We popped in one evening for a drink after work and were blown away by the enthusiasm and care of James, he's a gem. We were invited to try a little coffee roasting and tasting with Marta who shared...More

Thank Tracy B
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

We are absolutely delighted to hear about your brilliant time at Asmara Restaurant. James and Martha are indeed valuable members of the team! I will be sure to share your wonderful feedback with them.

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Wanted to get my family to try out Ethiopian cuisine. Everyone loved the food and the service was very friendly and without any complaints. Would recommend Asmara to anyone who would like to have authentic Ethiopian food in a cozy atmosphere. Thanks Team Asmara for...More

Thank Yannick P
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you Yannick P for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you and your family had a great evening at Asmara Restaurant with good food and friendly service. We hope you will be back!

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Italian pizza here are great but the Eritrean food is overrated. Lamb chops were good but the Shiro needs more flavour.More

Thank Vanshaj D
sales455, Director of Sales at Asmara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Vaanshaj D, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed our continental menu however we are concerned that the Eritrean menu didn't meet your expectations. Shiro is one of the most popular dishes on our menu I would urge you to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Mathenge Lane, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 721 948020
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Description
Eritrean/Ethiopian and Continental cuisine prepared from the finest and freshest ingredients; a unique dining experience in a beautiful, modern and child-friendly setting. The ideal restaurant for friends and family!
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