One of the most coveted delicacies in the country, nyama choma (grilled meat) is the go-to meal for most people looking to savour Kenyan dishes.
There’s liberty to choose from a wide variety including chicken, lamb, beef and goat meat, served alongside various accompaniments that will leave you craving more.
1. Smoke Yard Grill
Situated in the vibrant Syokimau town near the Gateway Mall, Smoke Yard Grill assures you of the best culinary services with their apt members of staff, taking customer satisfaction to another level.
Make a choice of either beef or goat meat, and have it roasted as you enjoy the surrounding scenery.
Visit the grill area to enjoy small bites such as sausages as you wait. Parking facilities are available, and the security is top-notch so you need not worry.
They open daily from 11.00 a.m to 3.00 in the morning.
2. Kifaru Place Bar and Grill
For fun seekers looking for a place to indulge in varieties of nyama choma, Kifaru Place located opposite the Next Gen Mall has you covered.
Lovers of outdoor seating get to enjoy the fresh air as they savour the meals.
Enjoy different accompaniments such as sautéed potatoes, french fries, ugali and rice.
At dusk, the club comes to life, with revellers streaming in for a drink or two. Music is on to keep you entertained, with various drinks available to go with the food.
3. Jolean Choma Zone
Located along Katani Road in Mlolongo, Jolean is a highly revered facility, its cleanliness and fast services standing out.
They have varieties of choma dishes, with mbuzi choma (goat meat) topping the list.
All you need to do is place an order and let the chef take care of it. Sip an ice-cold drink from their collection as you wait.
A wide array of accompaniments is available, guaranteed to impress you with their rich taste.
Game lovers are treated to live matches from the massive TV screens located inside. They offer delivery services within Nairobi as well
4. Makadara Choma Zone Palace
Relish a variety of choma dishes at this little-known facility located in Athi River. Great for group hangouts as well as solo dates, the restaurant is ideal for privacy lovers.
Make a choice from their wide array of choma dishes, served alongside an accompaniment of your choosing.
Soft drinks and beverages are available, and soup lovers are in for a treat. Music is taken to another level with live performances from guest artists seeking to keep you entertained.
Live football matches are also streamed for game lovers.
5. Tango Restaurant and Bar
Known for its specialization in African dishes, Tango Restaurant is a popular dining facility located in Athi River.
The decor is alluring with modern furnishings and great outdoor seating with well-mowed grass, instantly giving you a homely feeling.
Beckon a waiter and make your order of either roasted lamb, chicken or beef, guaranteed to be ready in the shortest time. They have children-friendly meals for your young ones.
The bar area has a variety of drinks should you wish to indulge, and music to keep the vibe.
They are open from Monday to Saturday, 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
6. Harry’s Tavern
Nothing goes better with Nyama Choma than a cold beer. Harry’s Tavern understands this all too well, and their bar area is stocked with varieties of the drink, sold at discounted prices to customers.
Indulge in the most tantalising choma dish of your choosing alongside an accompaniment. A side of salsa to top it up is offered, with the option of chilli or none. Music from seasoned DJs takes your experience to the next level.
Parking facilities are in plenty so you have little to worry about.
7. Nerkwo Restaurant
Apt services, great interior and outdoor seating, friendly staff and mouthwatering delicacies are the scenes that defines Nerkwo Restaurant located along Plainsview Road in Athi River.
Their speciality being nyama choma, you are guaranteed to get the best lamb, chicken or goat meat. Small bites to keep you going are available, as well as drinks and beverages.
Sports lovers have something to keep them occupied with live matches streamed. They open daily from 8.00 a.m to 10.00 p.m