Top Ten Best Shopping Malls in Nairobi, Kenya

Shopping Malls in Nairobi. Nairobi is one of the largest cities in Africa by population with over 3.5 Million people. The City is also ranked as one of the most developed and beautiful on the continent.

These facts have attracted big corporations and investors who are keen to invest in skyscrapers, Shopping malls, and high-end real estate developments.

Local developers have also played a great role in putting the city on the world map by investing billions of shillings in some of the best projects.

As with any growing city, shopping malls are essential developments. Nairobi has some of the best malls in the region with big international brands being the main tenants.

In the list below, we look at some of the best and biggest shopping malls in the city of Nairobi which is the Largest City and Capital of Kenya.

List of the Best Shopping Malls in Nairobi, Kenya

#1 Two Rivers – Limuru Road

Two Rivers Mall is dubbed as the largest shopping mall in East and Central Africa. It was opened in October 2016 and houses many international brands like LC Waikiki, Virgin Active, and Swarovski. French retail giant Carrefour is the main and anchor tenant of the mall.

The mall is located in Kiambu County neighboring some of the best neighborhoods in Nairobi like Gigiri. Here is the google map location of the Two Rivers Mall.

#2 The Hub Karen – Karen, Kenya.

The Hub Karen is likely the most beautifully developed mall in Nairobi, Kenya. This elegant mall is located at the heart of the lefty suburbs of Karen. It was opened in February 2016 and has some of the best restaurants and mall recreational facilities in the city. Here is the google map location of The Hub Karen.

#3 Garden City Shopping Mall – Thika Road

Before Two Rivers Mall was opened, Garden City Mall which is located along the Thika Superhighway was the largest mall in East Africa. It’s the best shopping mall for people residing along Thika road and is easily accessible even by public means. The mall houses big brands like The Game, Nairobi Sports House, Bonfire Adventures, Toy World and Auto Express. Here is the google map location of Garden City Mall, Kenya.

#4 The Junction Shopping Mall – Along Ngong Road

The Junction Mall is one of the most familiar shopping malls in Kenya among the Expats due to its strategic location. There are a number of cafes, restaurants, fashion shops and money ATM’s inside the mall making it one of the best. Here is the google map location of The Junction Mall, Kenya.

#5 Galleria Shopping Mall – Karen-Langata Road

Located along the Karen – Langata road is the Galleria Mall. Besides shopping, dining, and entertainment, the mall is surrounded by some of the best places to visit and things to see in Nairobi. These attractions include Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi National Park, Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Center. Here is the google map location of Galleria Shopping Mall, Nairobi.

#6 Thika Road Mall (TRM) – Thika Road

TRM is located in Roysambu along Thika road in Nairobi. This mall boosts its easy accessibility and big parking area. Its patrons are mainly the Nairobi middle class residing in the area. There are a number of big local and international brands including Java House, Nairobi Sports House, Toy World, Subway, and Textbook center. The main tenant is Carrefour retail Giant. Here is the google map location of Thika Road Mall.

#7 Ridgeways mall – Kiambu Road

Ridgeways Mall is located along Kiambu Road. Here is the google map location for Ridgeways Mall.

#8 Greenspan Mall – Donholm

Greenspan is the biggest shopping mall in the Eastland’s area of Nairobi. Most of the people visit the mall over the weekend. The mall has a big park with a number of entertainment activities for the kids. Here is the google map location of Greenspan Mall.

#9 Capital center – Mombasa Road

Capital Center is one of the oldest shopping malls in Kenya. It is located in South B along Mombasa road. There is a Maasai Market every Wednesday in the Center’s car park where one can buy a variety of cultural items. Here is the Google map location for Capital Center, Nairobi.

#10 Sarit Center – Westlands

Sarit Center is located in Westlands, Nairobi. Other than shops and restaurants, the mall has a movie theatre and an exhibition center which makes it very unique. Here is the google map location of Sarit Shopping Center, Nairobi.

There are many other medium-sized shopping malls in Kenya. Some of them are located along the main highways or close to residential areas.

List of other shopping malls in Nairobi, Kenya

#11 The Waterfront – Karen

#12 Nakumatt Mega – Mombasa Road

#13 NextGen Mall – Mombasa Road

#14 Yaya Center – Argwings Kodhek Road

#15 South Field Mall – Old Airport Road (Embakasi)

#16 Lavington Mall – Lavington

#17 T Mall – Langata Road

#18 NextGen Mall – Mombasa Road

#19 Airgate (Taj Mall) – Mombasa Road

#20 Prestige Shopping Center – Along Ngong Road

#21 Highway Mall – Mombasa Road

#22 Mountain Mall – Thika Road

#23 Juja City Mall – Juja

#24 KU Unicity Mall – Thika Road

#25 Shujaa Mall – Spine Road Eastlands


Do you know of any other shopping mall not mentioned on the List? Comment below with its name and Location.