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Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Imperial Hotel | Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
+254 57 2022661
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The restaurant is one of the oldest in town. Features the traditional italian menu on sunday evenings. Decor needs to be redone as its now old and tired.

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Thank Vipul C
London,Kenya and all about
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had dinner here decades ago and hope it would be of the same standard.Misplaced is the correct word to describe my optimism.The deep carpets,paintings and lovely bar are long gone.Instead a plain open space with simple tables and chairs greet one,a far cry from the past.A small menu and mediocre service added to the sadness of a limping giant heading... More 

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Thank Byron78
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

I stayed for two nights at the renovated Imperial Hotel and the rooms were very good. However, dinner during my two night stay was just awful ( as I told the restaurant manager) and since the principal Chef from South Africa left,the restaurant is almost empty and the quality of food and presentation has seriously plummeted. I order freshly grilled... More 

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Thank GENEZANNO
Nairobi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

Everything was memorable. If you like welll prepared meal in a clean environment then definately this is the place to dine. We have never gone wrong every time we stayed here.

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Thank Charles M
Dallas, Texas
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

Have eaten here for years and is always consistently good. Wonderful breakfast and Kenyan coffee. Friendly staff.

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Thank Texmission
London
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

We had a meal here boxing day Some of the menu wasnt available and they managed to ruin a tilapia which considering its the local fish was quite an achievemnt They didnt charge for it and teh chef apologised personally but then gave us an evangelical talk about God considering this is supposed to be top reaturant in town you... More 

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Thank LondonMotherof3
kisumu
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2011

Service was very good but the food was okay- never consistent. A little overly priced too

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Thank adventurersKisumu

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
African, International
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Imperial Hotel | Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nyanza Province  >  Kisumu
  • Phone Number: +254 57 2022661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?