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Thorn Tree Cafe

New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 23 33283
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast buffet is good. Had lunch and dinner and the service was slow. There was 8 of us for dinner and there was not many in the restaurant and it was like the staff avoided us. Not sure if there was a problem in the...More

Thank Barb N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to start the day with a sumptuous breakfast buffet. Mix of western grill and East African faire, coupled with plenty of coffee refills. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Flick821
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and the service was fantastic. Staff was very friendly and wore African attire. They gave us an African feel. We had breakfast and dinner. There was a variety of choices from Italian lasagna to Indian cuisine. East and western choices.

Thank Renata K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of our group was plenty satisfied and loved their meals. I, however, ordered the 200g cheeseburger with an egg and bacon... I wasn't quite expecting a frozen patty, barely cooked... I tasted ok as it was dressed with lots of flavorful toppings. Certainly wasn't...More

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit Thorn Tree Cafe, super services, cute and professional waiters especially one Roseline (can't remember the name correctly). Will definitely visit again.

Thank Evans O
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We came here twice during our Nairobi vacation. Really neat to read about the history, and the hotel is worth checking out too. Food was good both times. The only down fall was the bread served at the table tasted like they had a little...More

Thank Leahmonique186
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Thorn Tree Cafe is so cute. Open and airy and a beautiful Thorn Tree right in the middle. Lunch was not so great. On the upside when the manager could see the disapointment in my face, he did offer a complimentary ice cream. I...More

1  Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had my first experience at this beautiful restaurant this weekend and I can't recommend it enough. The service was immaculate, the food made just right and constantly waited on by the maitre d. Loved every minute of it.

Thank khalidissa25
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a historical Place - filled with emotion. The food is good - service excallent. Been here many times and never disappointed

Thank Marjo123
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I was a regular visitor to this restaurant over many years, especially for the Friday and Saturday live band, not sure if they still play. I hadn't been back in a while. In a sense, it all feels the same: lovely ambience, good vibes, courteous...More

Thank David W
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Response from Totte B | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely affordable and the menu offers a broad range also in price: soups, sallads, pizzas, chicken and beef. The sallads are nice - though not very big. If you order the tuna sallad - be sure it is done on a very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 23 33283
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