The Hub Karen Activities

The Hub Karen Activities

The Hub Karen Activities

The Hub Karen is one of the Nairobi’s leafy and posh mall owned by one Humphrey Kariuki. The Hub is your go-to place if you are looking for luxury, pomp, state-of-the-art facilities and exemplary services.

The mall is not only big but also full of both local and international retail stores where you can shop for all your needs, or simply sit and dine at the food court.

The built area covers 64,000 sqm of the 20 acre piece of land with a gross lettable area of 31, 800 sqm and 20,000 sqm of ample parking, accommodating a total of 1185 cars; 646 cars on the basement, 87 cars on the lower ground floor and 452 cars on the upper ground floor.

With a google rating of  4.6 stars after reviews from 18,533 people, it is evident enough that this is the place to be at for fun.

The set-up is ideal for a solo date, a day out with a loved one, a hang-out with a group of friends or a family outing.The Hub Mall opens daily at 8.00 a.m and closes at 11.00 p.m, below is a list of fun activities to engage in while there;

1. Explore the dine court

As you enjoy the cool breeze and serene aura overlooking the lush green Ngong Hills, indulge in different delicacies at the spacious food court with hundreds of eateries to choose from.

Some of the restaurants to try out at Hub Karen include:

  • Eagle Peak Spur
  • Ocean Basket
  • Wing It Nairobi
  • Roast by Carnivore
  • Picazzo Restaurant and Lounge
  • Mister Work
  • Afghan House
  • La Cascina
  • Dominos Pizza
  • Subway
  • KFC

2. Burn some calories at Funscapes Hub Karen

This popular gaming arcade has one of its branches at the Hub Karen mall and is your go-to place if you’re looking to thrill your kids and burn off their energy in a good way.

The arcade has hundreds of games to choose from, for children of different ages. There is a mini golf course if your young one is an aspiring golfer. A jungle gym where children can run around and flex their muscles is also available.

  • Charges Kshs. 1100 for kids and Kshs. 1500 for adults

Funscapes Hub Karen contacts

+254 702 120 120

3. Shop in style

Shopping for your needs will surely spice up your day. If you’re looking to loosen the purse strings, there are several retail stores to choose from at the mall.

The high-end Carrefour supermarket gives you a chance to shop for dry foodstuffs, snacks and drinks.

CarreFour The Hub Karen Contacts

0800 221 322

4. Explore different clothing stores

Buy elegant clothes at LC Waikiki, Vivo active wear and Woolworths. Accessorize your look by shopping for any kind of watch at the Top Time store.

Jeilo collection is among the leading accessories and apparel stores in Nairobi. Here, you can shop for every kind of bag, from leather, duffle and travelling bags. For gift packs that come in sets, this is the place to go.

5. Sign up at the fitness and gym centre

The daily hustle of trying to earn a living is enough to wear anyone out. Blow off steam at the state-of-the-art gym, that will have you staying in shape.

Fully equipped with treadmills, spin masters, pull-ups and cross trainers, this is your chance to attain those body goals. A personal trainer will be assigned to help you with your workout schedule.

Fitness and gym centre contacts

+(254) 797 94 77 17

6. Cool down at the swimming pool

In the glaring Nairobi heat, nothing would calm you down and make you feel rejuvenated like a good swim. Experience this at the well-maintained pool.

Afterwards, bask in the sun as you sip an ice-cold drink and unwind. A kid’s sized pool is also available, so feel free to tag your young ones with you.

Swimming pool contacts at the Hub Karen

+(254) 793 37 21 49

7. Visit the beauty parlours

A little touch-up or a whole makeover will surely leave you in high spirits. At the Extreme Styling Studio, experience every kind of beauty service, done by highly trained personnel.

Catering for everyone, the parlour is constantly a buzz of activities, so you’re better off booking an appointment in advance.

The following are the activities offered at the beauty parlours;

  • Braiding
  • Hair tinting
  • Haircuts
  • Dreadlocks
  • Nail servicing
  • Gel nails
  • Acrylics
  • Pedicures
  • Body scrubs
  • Waxing services

The Hub Karen Beauty parlour contact

+(254) 774 20 02 38

8. Have Ice Cream at Cold Stone 


Ice cream can be enjoyed on its own, in cones or cups, or as a component of sundaes, shakes, and other desserts. It is often a popular choice during warm weather, but many people enjoy it year-round.

Ice cream has become a cultural symbol of indulgence and celebration, and it is commonly associated with joy and happiness. Below are some of the ice cream flavors available at Cold Stone.

  • Vanilla
  • Cotton Candy
  • Mint
  • Strawberry
  • Cheesecake
  • Sweet Cream

Ice cream Coldstone contacts

+(254) 740 02 29 20

9. Zip lining at the hub Karen

The Hub’ caters to thrill seekers of all ages including families – ahead of holidays and special days.

The “Adrenaline Hub” includes high speed racing ziplines, freefall jumping into a giant airbag, and a giant swing that flings three people a time through a 10m arc.

There is a 40m zipline for the younger kids to enjoy. Here the parents are able to watch their children take part in the activities, join in themselves, or explore other new additions to The Hub Karen.

  • Charges-Kshs. 1000 for children above 4 years weighing 150kg max, and Kshs. 1500 for adults

The Hub Karen Zip lining Contacts

+(254) 715 96 96 96


In conclusion, The Hub Karen is more than just a shopping destination; it’s a vibrant community hub that brings together retail therapy, entertainment, and relaxation.

Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor exploring Nairobi, make sure to carve out time for an unforgettable experience at The Hub Karen – where the pulse of the city meets the tranquility of a retail haven.

The Hub Karen Location

Dagoretti Rd, Nairobi City


1. Who Owns The Hub Karen?

The mall belongs to a Kenyan billionaire entrepreneur, Humphrey Kariuki.

2. How much does The Hub Karen Charge as Entry Fees?

The Hub Karen does not charge entry fees.

3. The hub Karen zipline prices

Kshs. 1000 for children above 4 years weighing 150kg max, and Kshs. 1500 for adults

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