The Most Anticipated Event for Food Lovers - Nairobi Restaurant Week 2017

Chefs plating the food for the launch

For 10 days, restaurants will offer pre fix menus for lunch and dinner whereby majority of the restaurants will offer a 2 course lunch at KSH 950 and a 3 course dinner with a complimentary beverage at KSH 1950.

January 2017 Nairobi’s most exciting and biggest culinary event is set to return to the city with over 60 of the best restaurants, including the likes of Tribe, Asmara, Brew Bistro, Seven Seafood and Grill, and About Thyme. Each participating restaurant has created distinctive menus for the fourth edition of Nairobi Restaurant Week, which will take place from Thursday 26 ​th ​ January - Sunday 5 ​th ​ February 2017.

Nairobi Restaurant Week 2017 have teamed up with a spirits distributor, Pernod Ricard Kenya, whose extensive portfolio of spirits such as Absolut & Chivas will be on offer at participating restaurants. For 10 days, restaurants will offer pre fix menus for lunch and dinner whereby majority of the restaurants will offer a 2 course lunch at KSH 950 and a 3 course dinner with a complimentary beverage at KSH 1950. Few other restaurants will offer a 5 course dinner with a complimentary beverage at KSH3950.

Michelle Slater, the General Manager at EatOut Kenya highlights “Nairobi Restaurant Week is the ultimate culinary experience. Our city's vibrant dining scene takes centre stage for 10 days, with chefs pulling out all the stops to wine and dine customers. It’s truly the perfect way to kick off the new year and celebrate our blossoming restaurant scene.”

Tom Cadogan - Head Of Kenya for Farm Africa Kunali Dodhia - Events Manager-EatOut Kenya Alan Murungi - Director & Executive Head Chef at Sierra,Nairobi Dennis Mwakulua- Group Chef, Restaurant Associates Ashley Palmer Watts -Celebrity International 2 Michelin Star Chef,Michelle Slater - General Manager-EatOut Kenya Nicolas Mounard - CEO-Farm Africa

In a bid to promote responsible drinking, EatOut have partnered up with a taxi-hailing app, Little Cabs, to offer discounted taxi rides to and from restaurants which can be redeemable using a voucher code. Other sponsors include, Wrigley, Bidco, Toyota, Tribe Hotel, Radio Africa Group, Waba, Brown’s Cheese, Kenya Tourism Board and Yummy Magazine. NRW 2017 patrons will have a chance to win a trip to Bangkok sponsored by Holiday Bazaar. Customers will also stand a chance to win Samsung phones.

This year EatOut will support Farm Africa as part of their CSR initiative. Farm Africa is an international organization that works to build a prosperous rural Africa. They help farmers to increase their harvests to build their incomes and sustain natural resources, partnering with governments and the private sector finding effective ways to fight poverty.

Absolut Cocktail Bar

EatOut Kenya will host a charity cocktail night and all the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Farm Africa. Ashley Palmer – Watts is the Group Executive Head Chef at the Michelin starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. Chef Ashley will be joined by Chef Dennis, Chef Luca and Chef Alan and all these dynamic chefs will team up with some of the Kenya’s finest chefs to host an evening of world class dining to kickoff restaurant week.


What is Nairobi Restaurant Week

Nairobi Restaurant Week is an annual promotion that celebrates fine dining at an affordable price. Participating restaurants offer three-course prix-fixe menus for a limited time.

When is Nairobi Restaurant Week 2017?

Nairobi Restaurant Week takes place from January 26th to February 5th. Over 60 restaurants will be participating for 10 days.

How much will it cost?

Two course menus will be available for lunch only at Ksh 950 or three course menus at Ksh 1950 includes a complimentary beverage per person and will be clearly indicated on the Nairobi Restaurant Week website. Some restaurants will be offering a five course dinner option at Ksh 3950 includes a complimentary beverage. Prices are inclusive of taxes.

What's included in the fixed price menu?

Restaurants offer a minimum of two choices for each course. Each restaurant will have at least one vegetarian option per course. All beverages are excluded.

What drink options are available?

Each restaurant will have a wine menu by WOW beverage to accompany their set menus. The restaurant’s full beverage menu will also be available to guests.

Do I need a reservation?

Reservations are highly recommended. However, the Nairobi Restaurant Week menu is offered to all guests, including walk-ins. We encourage you to make your reservation via the EatOut website (​ nairobi-restaurant-week​)

Participating Outlets

Adega Amber Hotel Arbor Argenti Artcaffe Grand Artisan at Sankara Bangkok Brew Bistro & Lounge Rooftop Cheka Concord Curragh Irish Pub Golden Spur Jiko at Tribe Nyama Mama Ocean Basket Royal Kitchen Secret Garden Tandoori Patio Tapas Bar The Wine Shop Amongst many others

Distributed by Wazo Moja on behalf of EatOut Kenya.

About Farm Africa

Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture. We help farmers to increase their harvests, protect the environment and sell their produce in thriving markets. By providing support, training in effective farming methods and links to markets, we help to build more profitable farming businesses so that whole communities can lift themselves out of poverty.

About Ashley

Originally from Dorset, Ashley Palmer-Watts’s love of food began with his love of the countryside and his familiarity with the seasons and exceptional produce of the British Isles. Ashley is the Executive Head Chef for the Fat Duck Group. Ashley currently heads up the kitchen at ​Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park and in October 2015 opened, ​Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in Melbourne Australia, the first restaurant to take up a permanent home outside of the United Kingdom.

About Dennis

Dennis started off with a kitchen porter job to fund his studies. Through his bright personality, artistic talent, passion to learn and curiosity for food, Dennis has gone on to achieve a significant amount within the Hospitality Industry. One of his most memorable experiences includes a Master Class for a pilot dry run with Chef Marco Pierre White for the Hell’s Kitchen TV Show, time at Bur al Arab in Dubai, Aquavit and WD-50 Restaurants in New York respectively. Also, a member of the award winning England National Culinary Team

About Eatout

EatOut Kenya is Africa’s largest online restaurant guide. Founded in 2010, EatOut’s mission has always been to promote and grow the culinary industry in Kenya. Since it’s founding, EatOut has established several events towards their mission such as Nairobi Restaurant Week and Nairobi Burger Festival. EatOut has also recently expanded to Rwanda and Uganda. ​

Media Contact:

Kunali Dodhia, EatOut Kenya

kunali (at)