Top coffee houses in Nairobi

Top coffee houses in Nairobi
Top coffee houses in Nairobi

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Top coffee houses in Nairobi

More often, most people in Nairobi prefer to relax with friends and colleagues after work or on weekends to catch up and connect. But most of these meetings would be boring or less productive if they are lengthy without somewhere to meet at and something to keep you captivated.

With the cold and ever fluctuating weather in the Kenya’s capital,  coffee houses provides the absolute ambience and serene environment for perfect hangouts after work or on weekends.

Moreover, it is well known that hydration plays a crucial role in regulating your body temperature. However, you can always keep warm by dressing up warmly and drinking hot beverages such as coffee.

For those living in Nairobi, you may be looking for the best places to chill and have after work or during weekends.

Here are some of the top coffee houses in Nairobi;

1.        CBF – Beneve Coffee House

Standard Street, CBD, Nairobi

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Looking for a cool Joint to chill out, catch up with friends and family? Looking for a cool Joint to have business or corporate meetings?
Then the Place to be is JUMUIA COFFEE HOUSE, located at All Saints Cathedral Compound along Kenyatta Avenue. With FREE ample and secure parking, spacious and relaxing ambience, fast Wi-Fi, and easily accessible from or to town. All these accompanied by High quality food and authentic coffee, Variety of fresh mouthwatering menus, Tantalizing Pizzas, Natural healthy fruit blends and variety of cakes, all at a POCKET FRIENDLY PRICES. For more log  on to;

  1. Urban Coffee

The coffee is brewed by first roasting the green coffee beans over hot coals in a brazier. Once the beans are roasted each participant is given an opportunity to sample the aromatic smoke by wafting it towards them. This is followed by the grinding.

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  1. Java house

Java House founder Tara Cronbaugh first developed a passion for coffee, or more accurately, coffee house ambiance, in 1990 during a visit to her brother at the University of California Berkeley.

In Nairobi, they have more than 20 branches offering catering services.


The Hotel location has easy access to the Thika superhighway, 20 minutes from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), United Nations, Complex at Gigiri, Various foreign Embassies, The Jomo Kenyatta Conventional Centre (KICC), the hub for international conferences, Major tourist attractions, shopping malls, specialty restaurants, Bureau du change for foreign currency transactions.

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  1. Dormans Coffee Westgate Mall
Dormans have continually provided customers with new and unique experiences that begin from the moment a customer walks into our shops; this is what has guided the overall design of our Dorman’s coffee shops.
They especially proud to serve our customers with the best coffee in the market, harvested from cooperative farms across East Africa’s fertile landscape. These carefully selected beans are attentively cared for from farm to cup, ensuring that every cup of Dorman’s coffee is exemplary of our excellence in quality and consistency.
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7. Beneve Coffee House

This small self-service cafe has locals queuing outside in the mornings waiting for it to open. Food ranges from African- and Indian-influenced stews to curries, fish and chips, samosas, pasties, and a host of other choices, all at low, low prices.

  1. Vogue Café Westlands

Vogue Café is a middle class to high end restaurant offering healthy, contemporary style food, gourmet coffee as well as offering the best of Kenyan tea and coffee.

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9.   Jade Coffee & Tea House

Zen Garden is the ultimate venue, captured in the scenic surroundings of Nairobi’s Spring Valley. The sheer beauty of the location, uncompromised quality of food and high level of service, attracts customers to the restaurants and conference facilities available at Zen Garden.

The 2 ½ acre space holds three spacious entities; two restaurants and one conference facility, each boasting a Zen surrounding inspired by the urban gardens of Asia.

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  1. Pete’s

As you walk into any of our café locations you will be hit with aromas of freshly ground and brewed coffee Complemented by freshly baked pastries which are delivered to each location every morning.

The Outstanding Customer Service from our dedicated staff, Quality products, Right Pricing, Prompt Delivery, Great and Lively Ambiance has created a lively atmosphere that differentiated Pete’s way above the competition.

This independent locally owned Kenyan brand Pete’s has been serving respective customers since 2012.

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11.    Artcaffé

Artcaffe is a full service bakery, coffee shop, bar and casual dining restaurant,open daily from 7am to midnight that targets customers of all ages who care about quality, ambience, community and value for money in the products they consume and their experience.

They have freshly bake artisanal bread and pastries, we brew real Kenyan coffee, craft signature cocktails and lead the way in modern casual dining in Kenya. Under the Artcaffe group we operate five different Kenyan brands with over 20 locations across the capital city of Nairobi.

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