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New Victoria Hotel Restaurant

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Gor Mahia Rd, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Friendly and welcoming staff. The rooms were clean, however the bathrooms varied. The toilet was not flushing in our first room and staff were quick to move us to a different room. Breakfast was okay. Good location and easy to find. The bakery next door has some nice sweets. Only fault was that the hotel is located next to a... More 

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Thank Coolydoolyjooly
Kisumu, Kenya
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This has always been a popular spot for a meal and/or tea. They have plenty of variety from junk food to wholesome meals. We asked for a platter of chicken biriyani; the portion was large enough for two. The rice was good quality,well cooked. the chicken was a roadrunner therefore a bit tough. I would have preferred it cooked longer... More 

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Thank Karen N
Nairobi, Kenya
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235 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It is an average hotel located in the heart of Kisumu. The food options are good but they run short of several items on many occasions. Good value for money though and it has a good clean and spacious ambience.

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Thank ankeet_sinha
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

good for a cheap quick meal. decent environment and clean so always busy. basic menu and usual no frills service

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Thank Vipul C
Kisumu, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I was in Kisumu and needed a hearty meal, being mindful of hygiene and affordability. New Victoria Hotel didn't disappoint on these. I love the simple menu of local cuisines. And the pastries are ever fresh!

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Thank Charles A
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

It's okay for booze and chips. That's about it. The pool is clean though...now I am just going to type out a sentence to get to the requisite 100 words. Meh

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Thank Abby254
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Like the title says I love it here. Food is simple but simply good, stay are friendly and location is great. They do the simple things well here: service quality price and comfort. Would I eat here regularly? Yes. Would I recommend? Yes. It's not luxury but for the price range they've got everything right.

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Thank Stewart F
Bergen, Norway
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

These guys are good with swahili dishes. I often prefer having my milk tea from this place. I highly recommend this restaurant for those who want to feel the taste of local Kenyan dishes, apart from fish.

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Thank Odhiambo O
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The hotel has very high standards for the area. The food is excellent and the drinks are cold. The staff are very friendly, and nothing is too much trouble for them. If you have a yearning for something that is not on the menu, they will go out of their way to bring it to you.

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Thank Tom G
Kisumu, Kenya
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Good food,Nice service and value for money.Best African Tea.Well located within the CBD.Though the space is a bit squeezed.

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Thank sam N N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gor Mahia Rd, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nyanza Province  >  Kisumu

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