The appeal of Chekafe Japaneses sweets factory is three parts ambiance, two parts food and if you happen to love shopping, equal parts convenience. Hidden in the suburbs of Nairobi’s Lavington, Kauria close off Muthangari rd, with close proximity to the Lavington Mall, the new Chekafe, a Japanese restaurant and subsidiary of the Cheka Izakaya Japanese Restaurant is a favorite and the mere thought of going back always elicits pangs of joy coupled with a sort of gluttonous anticipation, for all the sumptuous food set to hit our palate with just the right amount of aplomb. Continue reading “CHEKAFE- TASTE OF TOKYO IN NAIROBI”
Nairobi’s cafe culture has taken off in a big way, with enthusiasts now being able to pick from a plethora of trendy cafes, each home to bold decor and menus to match. If they have nailed it with the decor, tons of natural light and their food tastes as good as the Instagram-worthy pics then they are sold. Whether you’re craving a cappuccino or simply want to sit back and watch the world go by, here are Nairobi’s 10 best independent cafes.
If you love coffee, you probably already know that Ethiopian coffee is perhaps the best in the world. I definitely know it is 🙂 , I drank a lot of coffee when I was in Ethiopia and it kept me awake my entire trip. Not only will you want to drink as many cups of the goodness as possible while in Ethiopia, but it’s also a must to purchase coffee beans in Addis Ababa to bring back home.
So part 1 was all about the North part of Ethiopia with its magnificent scenery and landscapes get to read it here. In this post I’ll be sharing a few places I visited within the capital-Addis Ababa. Watch the Ethiopia vlog My Trip to Ethiopia and don’t forget to subscribe:)
Wasp and Sprout is a wonderful quirky cafe/coffee boutique hidden away in the Old Loresho Shopping centre. It’s perfect for those Instagram snaps with its design, colors and rustic feel. Don’t we all love to dine in a cafe or restaurant with great ambience? But not many places in Nairobi offer this due to either space constraint or poor decorations/color combinations. For us dining in places where space isn’t an issue, with ample privacy, or sometimes just in places where colors and layout are pleasing to the eye is an added perk! Good natural lighting is a big plus point too Instagrammers can relate.