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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rolf's place used to be a sight to behold. The wooden bridge that crosses the wilderness is a must try, the food and staff are nothing to write home about. The meals and orders are late, there is no card reader if you plan on using your card. It needs a new owner. Word has it that there is a...

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's sad to see such a beautiful place run down 5 years after the owner passed on. We reached the place to have some coffee and take some pictures of a friend who was expecting her first child. At the entrance, the guard stopped us and told us we need to pay $150 (ksh15,000) to take pictures. After some negotiations,...

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Thank MicheltheAdventurer
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been looking forward to going to Rolf's Place for some time, it looked amazing in the photos and had a number of good reviews on the restaurant. It's a good drive from Nairobi, the last 6-7km being pretty rough track, but when we arrived at the parking and saw the place and the bridge it was really nice....

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Thank johne999a
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I have been in this place with my boyfriend last month. And I have to say that this place is great. We enjoyed very tasty food, nice views, friendly staff and pool. I would definitely​ recommend this place to my friends.

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Thank LucieVildnerova1
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Had not been there for two years when I decided to have dinner ther with group of three. What I saw was beyond horror. Besides baboons tearing down the roofs we were the only guests. Food not what it used to be. Service on par with fawlty towers. If things continue to go the way they do this once gem...

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1Thank fredvanbreemen
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was once the go to prestigious restaurant but ever since the owner passed on seems the family has not been able to maintain the standards.... Though the setup is charming and well done incorporating the african theme... And that Bridge is worth just walking across for.... You can vhoose to visit the place and plan on eating further ahead...

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1Thank CikuGacuru
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Having lived in Nairobi the last 6+ years, Rolf's was an early favorite and great destination restaurant to take friends to if we happened to visit Kitengela glass factory since it's over in that area. I went yesterday with a good friend for lunch - and I hadn't been out that way for 2+ years - and I was sad...

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3Thank Tiffany N
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Such a disappointment, let down. Pool didn't look clean. Family of 12 with reservations however, ran out of lamb and did not tell us until 45 minutes later. Replacement order of steaks came very cold. After 2 hours of waiting we left in search of food. And this is after plowing through that horrible road leading up to it.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived here at 2.30pm for late lunch with my family. As you walk in to the Restraunt you are hit by the stench of their smelly bathrooms that are on foot of the staircase. The service is poor and they have two sets of waiters, a kitchen and a bar one who takes your drinks order. The waiter was...

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Thank Ramona K
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was at Rolfs recently and I have to admit I loved every bit of my experience there. The ambiance was awesome, the views magnificent. The food was very good, and the service fantastic. We were served by a lady called Mercy who was very helpful and polite. I would not hesitate to recommend Rolfs to a friend.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Rolf's Place

Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rolf`s Place Hotel Nairobi
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“The service is just terrible. We drove more than 60km to the place. not worth it”
MicheltheAdventurer, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms over the gorge”
  • The rope bridge over the gorge.
  • A family of hyrax warming in the sun.
91georgek, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay overnight so can not recommend...”
stavrosc846, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the deluxe room”
felixblack1439, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for the food, only for the view!”
shueshue, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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