Mama Oliech restaurant makes it to an international magazine yet again.
In an interview with Ebony Magazine January edition, Hollywood actor Idris Elba and his wife revealed that Mama Oliech restaurant in Nairobi is their best place to visit in Africa.
They urged anyone traveling to Africa to visit Kenya and enjoy the restaurant’s cuisine.
‘”Africa is the future. We love the beauty of the land and the people, not to mention the countless opportunities,” said Elba.
“Anyone who hasn’t been yet is really missing out. There’s truly something for everyone. It’s a chance to connect with cultures and people whose beauty is unimaginable.”
He went on:
“Mama Oliech Restaurant in the Kilimani neighbourhood of Nairobi is a must-try. Order the ugali with fried fish and a side of kachumbari.”
Mama Oliech Restaurant is a popular restaurant in Nairobi that serves traditional Kenyan cuisine.
The restaurant is known for its authentic dishes, made with fresh ingredients and traditional recipes. Some popular menu items include ugali, sukuma wiki, and nyama choma.
The restaurant also offers a variety of seafood dishes, including tilapia and prawns.
Many local and international celebrities, politicians, and other public figures have visited the restaurant over the years. It is not uncommon for celebrities and politicians to visit popular restaurants and eateries when they are in town, so it is likely that some well-known figures have dined at Mama Oliech Restaurant.
In 2016, the restaurant hit the headlines after tech guru Mark Zuckerberg went and enjoyed fish and ugali during his Kenyan visit.
Watch the preview of the interview