After a long day at work, what comes to mind? How about a meet up with your pals for a little treat of the finest food and drink at any of your favorite happy hour spots? Happy hour after all is not just about getting a discount on drinks to calm your mind. It can also be about reconnecting with your long lost friends or acquaintances throughout the week and not necessarily on the weekends alone. It’s about ending the day, even if it didn’t start in a good way, in a fun-filled setting of refreshments, bitings and drinks.
Here are the best happy hours in Nairobi for you to kick back, relax and get happy.
Just imagine enjoying cocktails at half price. Yes, you read that right. Artcaffe is at your service for happy hour everyday from 4pm to 7pm as you sample your favourite cocktails at half price. Apart from enjoying the cocktails and good food, different Artcaffe outlets have special live experiences once a week; for instance, every Friday Artcaffe Oval gives you the opportunity to experience salsa night from 9pm onwards.
Located at Piedmont Plaza along Ngong Road, Brew Bistro is undeniably one of the coolest nightlife spots in Nairobi. Known for their master brewers and premium brews as well as the superb restaurant, they serve yummy local and international gourmet biting. The happy hour starts from 5pm-7pm where you are served buy one get one free mojitos and in-house brewed beers. If you have a Yummy Card you also get to enjoy a Complimentary Beer Sample.
An intimate lounge located at the iconic Fairmont Norfolk, Cin Cin draws you into its warm and welcoming embrace. They pride themselves on being a sophisticated retreat for sipping premium wines and imported cigars. The happy hour is every Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm – 8pm where you chill out with a myriad of signature cocktails and enjoy buy one get one free offers.
Situated at Royal Orchid Azure along Raphta Road, Crystallum Bar does not have an Happy hour per se but they do have this ultimate beer challenge running every day from 6pm-11pm. The deal is this: for Ksh 990, you can drink your favorite beer brand as much you like so long as you don’t leave your seat to go and take a leak or you will be slapped with a new bill. Sounds like a deal for those who can hold their bladder right? So for all the beer lovers like me, why not take advantage of this awesome deal?
For Colosseum Coffee Bar & Restaurant, apart serving aromatic coffees, they do have a happy hour every Wednesday and Friday from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. They serve both local and international beers and signature cocktails at 20% off! On top of that you stand a chance to get 10% discount off food bill for a maximum of 12 people with the Yummy Card.
Arguably one of the best watering holes in Karen, Purdy Arms is your go-to local frequented by both locals and visitors alike. Their happy hour is every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7pm to 9pm. When you buy a single Gin or Vodka, you get a double. Jagermeister and Tequila shots as well as local beers go for only Ksh 200.
Salt Bar & Grill is located on the ground floor at the Wine shop, Junction mall, they do offer the best selections of Napa valley wines which are stocked in their beautiful bar. Other selections of wine being offered include Oak Ridge, Silk Oak,Three Girls and Lodi Estate wine. Happy hour happens every Friday from 5pm to 7 pm where you buy two glasses of selected best wines and get the third one absolutely free. With a Yummy Card you get 10% off your food bill too.
If you are looking to sample the best wine and cheese, this is the place to be. They have 150 types of wine from nine countries you can indulge in. Their happy hour starts from 5pm-7pm every Monday to Saturday. Every Tuesday, if you are armed with a Yummy Card, you will enjoy 50% discount off selected wines and 10% off on subsequent days.