Nairobi’s skyline rooftop restaurants stand out for dining delights. High above the city streets, these restaurants offer not only delectable cuisine but also breathtaking views that showcase Nairobi’s stunning skyline in all its glory.

Join us as we take a journey through Nairobi’s skyline and explore five of the best rooftop dining experiences the city has to offer. From sophisticated establishments to hidden gems, these restaurants promise an elevated culinary adventure that will excite your taste buds and leave you craving for more. So, sit back, relax, and let the magic of Nairobi’s skyline enchant you as we embark on this culinary escapade.


Fifteen Rooftop

Fifteen Rooftop invites guests to reimagine Nairobi’s identity through a culinary lens, with three distinct spaces that frame the city’s iconic sights. The Chef’s Table Restaurant offers an intimate dining experience, where guests can savor gourmet fusion dishes prepared with the finest organic ingredients. Fifteen creates delicious meals of tapas and gourmet fusion cuisine that are made with love and enthusiasm. Meanwhile, the Generali Bar exudes conviviality, with a curated selection of cocktails and tapas delights that tantalize the taste buds.

For those seeking a more laid-back atmosphere, the Sunset Lounge provides the perfect setting to unwind while taking in panoramic views of Nairobi’s skyline. At Fifteen Rooftop, simplicity meets sophistication in a culinary journey that celebrates Nairobi’s diverse flavors and landscapes. Visit their listing here for more information.


Brew Bistro Rooftop

At the top of the Fortis Tower in Westlands, Brew Bistro Rooftop offers a vibrant and spirited dining experience against the backdrop of Nairobi’s skyline.

It’s obvious from the name that the Brew Bistro Rooftop specializes on serving a wide variety of beers, including handcrafted artisanal brews from Big Five Breweries. However, there is also a large selection of well made cocktails, including classics, specialty drinks, and (naturally) beer cocktails.

The extensive beer menu is complemented by an equally substantial gastropub cuisine that features everything from trademark mains to gourmet burgers, handmade pizzas, and tapas. Brew Bistro Rooftop, with its vibrant and lively ambiance, is a well-liked spot for exciting days and evenings that are frequently enhanced by live music performances and DJ sets.

The outdoor terrace, though not completely open-air, provides sweeping views of the city, making it an ideal spot for enjoying artisanal brews and crafted cocktails. As guests sip on their drinks, they can indulge in a menu that boasts an array of gastro pub dishes, from gourmet burgers to craft pizzas and tapas. With live music and DJs adding to the buzzing atmosphere, Brew Bistro Rooftop is not just a restaurant but a destination for fun-filled days and nights in Nairobi. Visit their listing page here for more information.


Cuban Code

Cuban Code is a sanctuary for culinary enthusiasts seeking an unparalleled dining escapade, where every moment is infused with vibrancy and flavor. As guests cross the threshold, they are transported into a world where vibrant hues, tantalizing aromas, and infectious beats converge to create an atmosphere unlike any other. The restaurant pulsates with energy, drawing diners into its embrace and promising an experience that transcends the ordinary.

Cuban Code’s allure is its signature rum cocktails, crafted with precision to tantalize the taste buds and ignite the senses. Each sip is a journey through the Caribbean, a fusion of flavors that evokes memories of sun-kissed beaches and balmy evenings. Complementing these libations are dishes that elevate the culinary adventure to new heights. From succulent chicken wings to savory bites, every bite is a symphony of flavors, a testament to the culinary prowess of the chefs.

Beyond its gastronomic delights, Cuban Code is a celebration of culture and camaraderie. Rooted in the rich traditions of both Kenya and Cuba, the restaurant embodies the spirit of hospitality, welcoming guests with open arms and inviting them to partake in a shared experience. Here, strangers become friends as they bond over delectable dishes and lively conversations, creating memories that linger long after the last plate is cleared. Cuban Code is more than just a restaurant; it’s a vibrant tapestry of flavors, culture, and connection, where every visit is an unforgettable celebration of life. Their listing page is here on our website for more information.


The Aviary

Situated in the heart of Westlands, The Aviary at Dusit Princess Hotel offers a refined rooftop dining experience with a touch of timeless elegance. Recently unveiling new additions to its culinary offerings, The Aviary presents a menu of innovative cocktails and gourmet delights that tantalize the palate. Whether indulging in sushi, pizza, or signature cocktails, guests are treated to panoramic views of Nairobi’s skyline, making every visit a memorable affair. With cozy lighting, stylish decor, and a carefully curated playlist enhancing the dining experience, The Aviary Lounge is poised to become a culinary destination in Nairobi.

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Kilele Nyama

Perched atop Ibis Styles Suites in Westlands, Kilele Nyama promises a BBQ experience like no other, with tailor-made recipes and scenic views that captivate the senses. The restaurant’s BBQ, locally known as “Nyama,” features succulent meats grilled to perfection, complemented by a wide variety of sides and desserts.

From carefully selected wines to craft beers and precision-crafted cocktails, Kilele Nyama offers a sophisticated dining experience against the backdrop of Nairobi’s skyline. With skyline-facing benches for comfort and a vibrant ambiance, Kilele Nyama invites guests to savor the flavors of Kenya while soaking in the city’s stunning vistas. We have them featured in our listings directory here.


Upepo Restaurant

Upepo Restaurant invites guests to a high-energy rooftop lounge experience. Treetop views and retractable roofs create great ambiance. The restaurant’s innovative cocktail bar offers specialist cocktails shaken by expert mixologists. From new ingredients to modern and traditional methods, each cocktail is a masterpiece in its own right. Dishes are crafted with the finest ingredients from East Africa and beyond. Upepo Restaurant promises an unforgettable dining experience. Guests are treated to panoramic views of Nairobi’s skyline, whether they choose to sit indoors or on the terrace, making every moment a feast for their senses. View their listing page on here.


The city’s rooftop dining scene offers an unparalleled blend of culinary excellence, breathtaking views, and vibrant ambiance. From the chic sophistication of Fifteen Rooftop to the laid-back charm of Kilele Nyama, each establishment we’ve explored has left an indelible mark on our palates and memories. But our culinary odyssey doesn’t end here.

Stay tuned for more epicurean adventures.  iNDULGE in our A-Z listings of cuisines and locations that promise to delight and inspire. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or a curious explorer, Nairobi’s skyline awaits, ready to tantalize your senses and elevate your dining experience to new heights.