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The Village Market

9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 722 250886
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East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination. Description: The Village Market is East Africa's largest Shopping, Recreation and Entertainment destination. The complex is home to over 150 outlets covering 210,000 square feet of retail space, 20,000 square feet of office space in addition to a host of recreation facilities. The mall essentially provides residents of the area with high-end shopping and entertainment, satisfying a niche that was not previously explored. As the name suggests, the complex embodies the spirit of the African market in an open-air setting. To live up to its African theme, are waterfalls, rivers and over 2000 exotic plants and gardens, giving this magnificent shopping centre an edge over other shopping malls. Since its inception 14 years ago, The Village Market has revolutionized shopping while redefining recreation and entertainment. Over the years, the centre has successfully been able to blend modernity and culture to provide an aura of modern shopping.This innovation has not gone unnoticed. Due to its remarkable architectural design, The Village Market has earned numerous accolades including the coveted International Council of Shopping Centres' Design Award.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good54%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shopping mall” (19 reviews)
“shops selling” (3 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 722 250886
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This large shopping mall has an eclectic collection of shops on various levels. A bit confusing to find your way around, but they have pretty much everything you need (if you can find them). Lots of good craft shops and good food court. They also...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of variety. The vendors are friendly and persistent but not too pushy. They were happy to barter considerably.

Thank Batmane
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Village Market is pretty awesome because it's got so much all in one space- supermarkets, well stocked book shops, art dens etc. Only things are quite overpriced as it resides in an uptown side of Nairobi. If you're thrifty or on a budget, you're better...More

1  Thank Hellen M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I loved this place, great shopping experience and not too pricey. Alot of original shops selling some amazing craft, antiques, jewellery and all sorts of goodies. The foodcourt is fabulous with alot of variety to choose from and on a Friday you have the added...More

Thank carolforde
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Although the shops had begun to close as we reached quite late in the evening but the food court was a pleasant surprise. We were a group of 15 friends with families and could find different cuisines.

Thank 98neerajs
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I really do like this market, at lot nicer and feels a bit more personal than the bigger ones. If You stay in the UN area you can take a walk to this place when it's daylight. It has a great food court. Only back...More

Thank LillieAndersson
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a really good place to buy authentic Kenyan handicraft products. You will find many this in these market such as statues, closes, bags, scarfs, other articles. You can bargain and get good deal. Kenyan people are really good and humble. But always careful...More

Thank Rajbothra
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Nice shopping centre. Good variity of food, resturants and café. Hairdresser and spa as well as a quick pedicure/manicure. You will fond most of what you need in a Fairly small area.

Thank Duckseal
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Saw many knick knacks, wood carvings, bracelets, belts. Nice variety of local Masai crafts. Purchased a necklace and ankle bracelet that were good souvenirs. Mall had a variety of shops, including chocolate and ice cream.

Thank Jidgipidgi
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Good for shopping low cost decorative products which are memorable. Traditional products with no middle man, its like helping them directly.

Thank krishna_1238
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Luiza M
28 October 2016|
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Response from joolzroz | Reviewed this property |
I've no idea didn't see any pool!
4 June 2016|
Response from WhitneyKoonce | Reviewed this property |
The Masai Market has a ton of options. I also really like the covered market attached to Galleria Mall. You can read more about my thoughts on Masai Market and where to find it here on my blog (link is in my profile).
14 May 2016|
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Response from Amit S | Reviewed this property |
The bowling has not resumed yet. Previously it used to be KShs 300 per person per game