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16 Family Friendly Restaurants in Westlands & Riverside

Many people are always in search of places that they can dine with friends and families. So whether your family is the ‘head out to enjoy’ type or whether you prefer to take it easy, you can still experience the most out of these restaurants.

Here’s a list of 16 Restaurants in Westlands and Riverside that could make a perfect dining experience for your family.


1. Urban Eatery

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

With everything from Indian to Japanese to Mexican food, Urban Eatery serves a variety of gourmet foods – you’re bound to find something that suits your tastebuds. They even have in-house natural frozen yogurt!

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Location: Ground Floor PWC, Delta Towers Westlands  

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday from 7am to 11pm

Friday: 7AM to 1AM

Saturday: 10AM to 1AM

Sunday: 10AM to 10PM

Tel: +254 709 815 000/ +254 790 999 149

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2. Fogo Gaucho

Cuisine: Authentic Brazilian Steakhouse

Attention all meat-eaters! Fogo Gaucho is the place to go for all your carnivorous cravings with the perfect space for the whole family!

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Location: Off of Waiyaki Way, Westlands  

Hours: Open everyday

Monday to Thursday Lunch: 12PM to 3PM

Monday to Thursday Dinner: 6:30PM to 10:30PM

Friday Lunch: 12PM to 4PM

Friday Dinner: 6:30PM to 11:00PM

Saturday to Sunday: 12:30PM to 10:30PM

Tel: +254 712 123 456

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3. Abyssinia

Cuisine: Ethiopian

Ethiopian food is just right for a group with who appreciate flavour and have an appetite. For good food and even better company – try out Abyssinia!

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Location: Muguga Green, Westlands  

Hours: Open everyday from 11AM to 11PM

Tel: +254 725 151 515

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4. Pizza Hut

Cuisine: American-style pizza

Serving pizza, pasta and chicken wings – Pizza Hut delivers a family friendly experience!

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Location: Fedha Plaza – Parklands Road and Mpaka Road  

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday & Sunday from 10AM to 10PM

24 hours on Friday & Saturday  

Tel: +254 707 111888

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5. Le Grenier á Pain

Cuisine: French

Customers rave about the mouth-watering pastries at this cute french restaurant!  #TasteofFranceinKenya

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Location: 9 Riverside Building, Riverside Drive  

Hours: Open everyday from 7AM to 7PM

Tel: +254 799 848 118

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6. Golden Spur Steak Ranch

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

Known for their signature ribs and scrumptious burgers, the Golden Spur never fails to deliver the best family experience over lunch and dinner. They have an ‘all-you-can-eat-ribs’ offer on Thursdays that you can’t afford to miss out on!

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Location: Southern Sun, Mayfair Court Hotel, Parklands Avenue  

Hours: Open everyday from 11AM to 11PM

Tel: +254 724 253804

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7. Java ABC Place 

Cuisine: International 

Java is Java – that is all!  While you enjoy a steak or burger, the kids can tuck into a child-friendly menu with a section dedicated to keep them busy with colouring and puzzles.

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Location: ABC Place, Westlands  

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday 6:30AM to 9PM

Friday and Saturday from 6:30AM to 10PM

Sunday from 7AM to 9PM

Tel: +254 721 496 832

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8. KFC Westlands 

Cuisine: Fast Food 

Good ole’ fried chicken and a 21 piece finger-licking bucket is more than enough for the whole family, KFC has your back!

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Location: Woodvale Grove, Westlands  

Hours: Open everyday from 10AM to 9:30PM

Sunday from 7AM to 9PM

Tel: +254 716 741 257

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9. Mambo Italia Westlands 

Cuisine: Italian 

This relatively new location of Mambo Italia is fun, comfortable and unique! Fear not, they still serve the same delicious pizza and other delicious Italian cuisine. This location also beautiful mural across its walls reflecting a vibrant SGR Train experience – go and check it out!

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Location: Rivaan Centre, Muguga Green Road, Westlands  

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday from 8:30AM to 10PM

Friday from 8:30AM to 11PM

Saturday from 10AM to 11PM

Sunday from 11:30AM to 10PM  

Tel: +254 709 670 000

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10. About Thyme

Cuisine: International

The ambiance, the decor and the food selection at About Thyme is imaginative and eclectic! The green, tranquil garden is refreshing and suitable for you and your children to indulge in!



Location: Eldama Ravine Road,  

Hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12PM to 10PM

Sunday from 10AM to 3PM  

Tel: +254 721 850 026

Website: http://about-thyme.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/About.Thyme.Restaurant/


11. Zen Garden

Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine

In the heart of the leafy suburbs, Zen garden has exceptional atmosphere and food! The restaurant has a playground, plenty of space for your kids to run around and a face painter to keep them entertained every Sunday!

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Location: Lower Kabete Road, Spring Valley

Hours: Open everyday from 8AM to 10PM

Tel: +254 714 744 231/ +254 737 744 231/ +254 717 976 548

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12. Asmara

Cuisine: Eritrean and Continental

The modern indoor and outdoor setting complements the afro-contemporary Eritrean and Continental cuisine offered here!

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Location: General Mathenge Drive, Westlands  

Hours:  Open everyday from 12PM to 11PM

Tel: +254 715 179 596 / +254 721 948 020

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13. Mediterraneo Restaurant

Cuisine: Italian

Meals at Mediterraneo offer a comfortable flexibility even while they encourage a more intimate style of conversation!

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Location:  9 West Plaza, Ring Road, Westlands

Hours: Open everyday from 7AM to midnight

Tel: +254 705 269 841

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14. The Phoenician Restaurant

Cuisine: Japanese, Lebanese and Sushi

The Phoenician has a delightful environment, children’s play area and good service! If your family enjoys  tepanyaki and sushi? This place provides a perfect lunch or dinner experience.

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Location:  Matundu Lane, Off School Lane, Westlands

Hours: Open Monday to Friday from 12PM to 3PM & 6PM to 10:30PM

Saturday and  Sunday from 12PM to 10:30PM

Tel: 0716 161011

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15. 360 Degrees Pizza

Cuisine: Authentic Neapolitan Pizza

Looking for artisan pizza is an upscale casual restaurant? 360 Degrees is the place to go and indulge in a warm and lively modern atmosphere.



Location:  ABC Waiyaki Way,

Hours: Open Sunday to Thursday from 11AM to 10PM

Friday & Saturday from 11AM to 11PM

Tel: 0700 360 360

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16. Sarit Centre Food Court

Since Sarit Centre opened in 1983 it has been one of the busiest shopping malls in Nairobi for their shops, restaurants and cinema. Their food court is still quite popular with families for their wide array of restaurants.


Location: Karuna Rd, Westlands

Opening hours: Everyday 8am-12am


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