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Java House Jomo Kenyatta Airport

Gate 14 | Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 707 349990
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good50%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“spicy chips” (3 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Gate 14 | Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good Kenyan chain with many options. If you are feeling a little under the weather before your flight, I’d recommend their hot lemon,honey and ginger. Really really good. Service is perhaps a little slow, but it’s friendly, and the quality is absolutely consistent.

Thank Pennie H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to different Java Houses a number of times as they are the only walkable option from my work and the best place to whittle away time at JKIA, but I am seldom satisfied. Ordering a muffin can easily take half an hour if...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is more than one Java outlet at the airport. This posting is based on the one through international departures near gate 14. This is great place to chill out over a coffee and ideal to buy ground coffee from to take overseas. I’d recommend...More

Thank Brent W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect to meet someobe when arriving in Nairobi or saying goodbye to a friend. It has good food and tasty coffee. Service is ok, but again..... Africa works on its own pace, do dont get frustrated. Relax.. :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having come from mombasa and experienced the Java there, this one must be the best - hands done! Great latte, small but cosy ambience, friendly staff- shout out phelister!

Thank knjenga9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee here is great and I always make a point of buying coffee beans as the Rwandan and Ethiopian beans are great. Similarly the coffe is on par with the best coffe shops. The food is bland and terrible, I had a toasted chicken...More

Thank williamjwillis
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Can't fault this chain .. nothing beats the java coffee , service is great and the staff always friendly .

Thank Sushil G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Filled with guests at not so peak hour of the day, Java is always my favourite place to hang around. But the Java at the airport disappointed me not by its food but by its service. The service lacked passion and smile. Food as always...More

Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoying last cup of Cappuccino prior departuring from Jomo Kenyatta Airport Fine place with freindly atmosphere and nice weather

Thank HadeelBilbisi
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

There's not a great deal of choice at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, but the best place I've found is Java House, part of the chain in Nairobi.

Thank James C
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Questions & Answers
26 June 2016|
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Response from JoburgFacey | Reviewed this property |
you can definitely buy the Java House beans/coffee there. I dont know about Halaal....
2 August 2015|
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Response from Soni A | Property representative |
Hi, great question! Yes, we serve a selection of beers and wines at our JKIA international departure branch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gate 14 | Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 707 349990
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