Do you have an idea of where you can get the most shopping experience around Kenya? Here is an answer for you.
Kenya has the most visited shopping mall and we want to go through some of the most visited malls around.
Riding on the allure of the ‘all under one roof’ concept that presents variety and convenience, shopping malls feature the best local and foreign brands charming their way into the hearts of the growing middle class known for its ever-increasing appetite for sophisticated lifestyle trends.
- Two Rivers Mall.
Two Rivers Mall is the largest shopping centre in East Africa featuring a plethora of food and beverage outlets, fashion stores, health and beauty shops, banking services, children play areas and massive grade A office space.
It is located on Limuru Road.
2. Garden City Mall.
Located on Thika Road, Garden City is the second largest shopping complex in East Africa after Two Rivers Mall.
It is the first of its kind in the country to incorporate shopping, residential and office space into one joint development ingeniously blending work, home and leisure activities.
Boasting over 120 local and international luxury brands outlets as well as a 3-acre recreational park, Garden City Mall is the destination of choice for families seeking an exceptional experience in shopping, dining and entertainment on Nairobi-Thika Highway.
3. The Hub Karen.
Set in the heart of the affluent Karen estate, one of Nairobi’s leafy suburbs, The Hub Karen Mall is arguably one of the most stylishly designed shopping malls in Kenya.
With over 85 retail stores, the mall ensures that all your fine dining, entertainment, fashion and grocery shopping needs are met under a single roof.
4. The Junction.
Located at the junction of Ngong Road, Naivasha Road and King’ara Road in Nairobi, the junction has been operating for the past 11 years. The mall, owned by Actis, hosts over 100 local and international brands.
5. Village Market.
The iconic Village Market is one of the oldest shopping malls in Nairobi. Located on Limuru Road, it accommodates 150 outlets on three levels, an outdoor food court and a health and fitness centre.
Village Market, which is adjacent to the Tribe Hotel, offers a recreational and shopping experience within the hot diplomatic zone of Gigiri.
6. Sarit Centre.
Opened in 1983, Sarit Centre is easily the oldest shopping mall in Kenya. The mall is located in Nairobi’s Westlands and it offers a 300-seater cinema, food courts and a roomy exhibition space. Sarit Centre reportedly handles 25,000 visitors a day.
Also located in Westlands, Westgate Shopping Mall is a five-storey mall that houses over 90 stores.
The facility, which opened in 2007, was the scene of the horrific September 21, 2013 terrorist attack that left 68 people dead and hundreds injured.
The mall was extensively damaged – forcing the owners to close it down for repair. It re-opened on July 18, 2015, with about 90 per cent of its tenants retaining their leases.
Located at the junction of Lang’ata and Magadi Road in Nairobi, Galleria Shopping Mall is a vibrant retail destination guaranteed to leave you spoilt for choice.
The mall comprises three floors of shopping, dining, entertainment and other lifestyle services with 70 outlets of prominent brands such as Carrefour, Java, Brewbistro, KFC, Mr Price, Woolworths and among others.
The shopping mall offers the residents of Nairobi West, South B, Ngong, Langata and Karen a gratifying shopping experience.
9. Thika Road Mall.
Popularly known as TRM, Thika Road Mall is among the largest shopping malls in Nairobi. The mall is located at Roysambu off exit 8 on Thika Super Highway.
TRM houses over 100 renowned brands including eateries, fashion stores, entertainment spots and banking facilities.
The mall is a favorite spot for the middle class residents of Roysambu, Zimmerman and Kasarani.
Besides housing top brands such as Carrefour, Sir Henry’s, Burgerking and Java House, TRM prides itself in being home to the first 7D theatre in Kenya.