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Kenyatta Avenue, Nanyuki - Meru highway, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“kenyan coffee” (2 reviews)
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Kenyatta Avenue, Nanyuki - Meru highway, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love a Dorman's, it's like Kenya's Starbucks...but much better quality coffee. It's located just off the main street in Nanyuki, it's small but pleasant. The milkshakes are top notch to.

Thank benw341
Reviewed 5 March 2018

You can drink a great coffee at Dormans. Very friendly service from a lady. Did not eat anything so can't say much about the food.

Thank A3242IMmichaelv
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Dormans is a great coffee shop which caters to western tastes. Sandwiches, cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and good coffee. Price-wise it's on par with Nairobi prices - more than fair. I'd go back.

Thank brekkish
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I’ve been coming here every year for the past six years and have found it to be the same each visit. Wonderful fresh pastries and delicious coffee with generous portions. There are home-made jams and honey for sale as well as vegetables from local gardens....More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

always popped in here when in town, handy for wifi and great food and coffee too. liked their branding as well. :-)

Thank cookster_k
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for a very decent lunch and good coffee. Nice tables in the courtyard and good service.

Thank charlottebN5061HJ
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

At first let's address the elephant in the room The place is not cheap, it's actually expensive. Now let's review it, it's a vdry good place with a variety of delicious and healthy food Recommendation: mango shake is a must try

Thank Hazem S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Located just on the main road with good outdoor sitting space. Was on my way to Meru when i saw it and dropped in for a coffee and a pastry. The staff are quite polite and as usual Dorman standard say it all

Thank Mayur N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have severally stopped by for that coffee kick in Nanyuki, often enroute to Isiolo, Marsabit or back to Nairobi. The coffee is good but there could be improvements in other areas like service and ambience including bathroom facilities.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Kenyan coffee and nice pastries. This is a great place to stop for a good cup of coffee and a snack or meal. Located right in the heart of Nanyuki town on the main road. Anytime I am traveling through I make a stop...More

Thank Tina R
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Kenyatta Avenue, Nanyuki - Meru highway, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Laikipia County  >  Nanyuki Municipality  >  Nanyuki Town
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