Kilimani is located approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) west of Nairobi's central business district. It is a posh neighbourhood located about 15 minutes from Nairobi’s city centre. The residential is within Dagoretti North Constituency bordering Lavington and Woodley.
In colonial Kenya, Kilimani was a residential area for the British and other settlers. This has now changed to become an urban centre open to everyone. Kilimani was classified as the second most expensive district in Nairobi after Upperhill owing to its abundant trees and modern buildings. To get to Kilimani you board a matatu (minivan) at the CBD's Commercial stage opposite Hilton Hotel outside KCB Bank's HQ. If you are flying locally into Nairobi, you can take a taxi from Wilson Airport from where your flight will land.
You and one of the fine Escorts of Kilimani have a wide variety of eateries to eat from.Most of the best restaurants and popular bars in Nairobi are in Kilimani area near Yaya Centre. They include: Mama Oliech Restaurant for the best fish in town, Fogo Gaucho, Cedars Restaurant for Lebanese dishes. Fast food restaurants such as KFC, Steers, Debonair Pizza and Big Square. Coffee houses such as Java, Artcaffe, and Urban Coffee.