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Rolf's Place

Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 20 2022272
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, International, European
$$ - $$$
Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Stopped for lunch while touring in the area. Beautiful setting although the roads are rough. Food and service was okay.

Thank TheTraveller393
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I used to live in Nairobi in 2014-15, and coming to Rolf's Place was a special treat we reserved for impressing our visitors, with excellent food and a magical location awaiting you. It was therefore with great sadness that I realised after my most recent...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

After a long time we came back here. No tbones No chicken No feta cheese samosas No electricity No ice Warm beer Warm water And what was the sauce on the mushrooms.

Thank Fareed K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Though the road to Rolf's is ragged, we thought the charm of the place and its staff made up for it! The hanging bridge makes for an unforgettable entrance, and we watched a family of baboons play on it while waiting for our meal. Though...More

Thank thompsonb88
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for one last drink for the road on boxing day. The place was rather rundown and nobody showed any interest to serve us so we just left without ordering anything

Thank Ngigi I
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Not sure where to start: - terrible service from woman who took 20min to bring us water and glasses - took 2hrs to get soup and pasta - asked for vegetarian pasta and was served beef - mozzarella starter served as frozen cheese Beautiful location...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

First of all, the road to the place is horrid, if you have a low car don’t even tread there. The meal portions were so little for the price and the food was served cold. Generally, the service sucked even the view couldn’t save it

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We have heard about this magic place from so many people and grabbed the opportunity when invited for lunch by friends who have been there many times before. Sadly this establishment has been neglected to the point where it is being run totally into the...More

1  Thank Koosb
Reviewed 17 October 2017

When you enter the starting decay sadly is visible. Wish someone would just take loving care of such a nice place. Many things on the menu were not available. Not even ice cream, which is something just stored in a freezer. Drinks were okay with...More

1  Thank Kathamed
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A long sandy road brings you to Rolf's Restaurant, built on the edge of a deep canyon you will have to cross walking on a suspension bridge. You can eat on the terrace enjoying a fantastic wild panorama. Don't forget to take a look to...More

Thank il b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2022272
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