Artcaffé Group has announced that it has launched its 29th branch of its Artcaffé Coffee & Bakery in Kitengela at Kitengela Mall. The company has multiple new locations in the pipeline scheduled for opening in 2019.

ArtCaffe Kitengela is a 130-seater bar and restaurant and it is the first branch that has been opened outside of Nairobi for the group. The company recently opened two restaurants, Artcaffe and Urban Burger at Capital Centre.

Kitengela is one of the top ten fastest growing towns in Kenya and has become an attractive hub with its burgeoning middle class and manufacturing industry.

Betty Musyoki, Head of Real Estate at Artcaffé Group commented “The opening of Artcaffé Coffee & Bakery in Kitengela is an exciting step for us as we look to bring the Artcaffé experience to more Kenyans. Our emphasis is to be in strategic locations that are a hub of economic and social activity. As one of the faster expanding towns, Kitengela represents a growing economy and flourishing middle class; we look forward to being a part of this community as well as positively impacting local growth”.

Artcaffe Group (Artcaffe), is a restaurant and coffeehouse chain that operates fast-casual and casual concepts in greater Nairobi, Kenya. The groups most prominent chain, Artcaffé Coffee & Bakery, is a full-service bakery, coffee shop, bar and modern casual dining restaurant. Other brands include Urban Gourmet Burger, a gourmet burger and sports bar, OhCha Noodle Bar, serving noodle dishes reflective of authentic South East Asian “street food,” Tapas Ceviche Bar, a restaurant specializing in Spanish dishes.. They also run Dorman’s. In late 2018, Artcaffé Group received funding backing from private equity investor Emerging Capital Partners (ECP).