5 Rooftop Bars to check out in Nairobi

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: October 21, 2021  

If there’s something quintessential about Nairobi at night time, it’s drinking and partying. And now that the Curfew has been lifted, people can’t wait to get back to their fave watering holes. If you’d like to watch the sunset over the city skyline as you have your drink, here are 5 rooftop bars to check out in Nairobi.

Brew Bistro

Both their Ngong road and Westlands establishments have Happy hour running from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Cocktails start from Ksh 800

Captain Terrace

Located at Kellico Complex, Opposite Airtel building, Captain Terrace has Breathtaking views of the National Park. Cocktails start from Ksh 600. Their virgin mojito is popular. Happy hour from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Onyx Lounge

Located at Marsabit Plaza on Ngong road, just opposite RFUEA Grounds, Onyx offers great ambience and scenery from their rooftop bar. For Ksh 1000 you can get a heady Long Island.

Sarabi Rooftop

The champagne rooftop bar at the Sankara hotel’s happy hour runs from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Their array of cocktails start from Ksh 1000.

Cloud Hotel & Suites

Get the best views of Parklands at Cloud Hotel & Suites at Diamond plaza while you sip your whiskey. Drinks retail from Ksh 500.

Lounge 254 Rooftop 

This sports bar along Mombasa road at Gateway mall offers easy on the pocket drinks. Beers start from 200 bob.

Bottoms up!


*Featured image: Brew Bistro

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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