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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fennel soup” (2 reviews)
“heinz ketchup” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is full of history and it serves both western and African fusion food, its at the centre of the city but dont let that turn you off.

Thank Kkn0wles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went because I had heard that they served afternoon tea, but the waitress said they no longer do this. I had not had lunch so I had some spring rolls and an orange cake. The food was average. What was interesting was the concept...More

Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We had 2 dinner meals and 2 breakfast buffets here. Excellent staff, very friendly and helped us in closing our choices. Supportive enough to send the meal to our rooms. Dinner: We tried literally everything in the menu, was good. Soup (carrot one) was good....More

Thank MohitHanda10
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We went out for diner at the Thorn tree and the food was nice its in the centre of the city and we could walk from our hotel.

Thank libertyj606
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Good service. Dramatic improvement as compared with 3 years ago. Red Snapper wad perfect. Lamb Pilau exceptional. Drinks prices a little steep. That's why the bar area is always unoccupied. Pity as it is a nice bar. Will visit again soon...More

Thank 585carlls
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Ate at the Thorn Tree Cafe three times. The staff is great, especially Ken and Elizabeth who waited on us and the hostess. I loved the Swahili breakfast served on Friday.

Thank Rainie321
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went there for the Pizza Festival and am so glad it was the right choice. We were received by our waiter- Charles who made us feel at home and welcomed. The pizza was awesome!!! Thin crust and loads of cheese....my dream pizza was real!!!The...More

Thank Raychel K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

An extensive menu awaits guests of the Thorn Tree and while I found only one pasta dish - which I then ordered - there was a wide variety of starters, main courses and desserts available to choose from. I'd personally like to see all inclusive...More

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I loved the restaurant. Great service and Great food.Special thanks to Annerita and Charles for the war, welcome

Thank Edd B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Its a good place to eat as its central and in town and the food is fantastic and there is lots of variety on the menu and the staff are very freindly.

Thank LisaRamsey1
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Diana M
17 March 2016|
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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, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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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