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Gipsy Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, International
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Woodvale Grove. Opposite Barclays Bank | Woodvale Grove, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 733 730529
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Mombasa
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good sports bar to watch your live action, decent food during weekends and early evenings but quite expensive for what it is and you'll have to wait a long time for your meal (maybe well over an hour) if there's a sports event on. . As soon as the football finishes it turns into a disco - almost no other... More 

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Thank Jambo2000
Sion, Switzerland
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

typical bar, medium loud music. However with attractive scenery, there to enjoy. Talking possible. The waiters are very, very pushy in getting you more drinks; that is disturbing and takes away all the fun

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Thank Rob v
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

food is reall poor and service slow,by the time u get food its cold,and rediculous pricing,small portions.i think,sometimes precooked and warmed.Also watch your server they add on to you bill and rip u off.

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Thank Bryan H
Kigali, Rwanda
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Since 1994 the essence of Nairobi expat life and still going strong. Be it for a football match with a Tusker, decent bar food or for partying a weekend night away with friends: a must for every visit to Nairobi!

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Thank Pascal C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I've been there a few times but never ate anything, just relaxed with a few beers listening to the music. Good mix between locals and expats, it gets a bit too crowded over the weekend. A few working girls around but they do not disturb you if you don't show interest.

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Thank JamesPurple
Bad Doberan, Germany
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have been visiting this bar several times since more than 15 years and it just keeps on getting better. Great place to be at night. Lots of fun guaranteed.

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Thank Catsailor61
Bengaluru, India
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Must say ppl living @ and around Raphta Road have a good option like Gipsy Bar even though they have Vineyard on the same street. Any way coming to the point. Drinks for 5 that's only round 1 costed 4500KES. But reason behind this would be because there is no entry fee. Age limit was 25 when I entered. Ambience... More 

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Thank Albert M
co antrim
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited Gipsys on a saturday afternoon, only one customer in, ordered a Tbone steak, as special around 1700 shillings. it was tasty and staff were very friendly. But the cut of beef was more fat and bone than meat, my only complaint.

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Thank analace13
Cologne, Germany
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I didn't like it very much, can't even explain why. If you want to party, dance a bit, have a drink and fun, don't want to miss sports in TV, are interested in connecting with others, enjoying good music and meeting/flirting with women - this is the right place to go. The service is not really calculable, the food okay.

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Thank Stefanie H
Sweden
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39 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is the club to go to when you don't want to end the night at 2pm. Free entry, reasonable prized drinks but not always the best music.

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Thank Charlotte G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodvale Grove. Opposite Barclays Bank | Woodvale Grove, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 730529

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