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Trout Tree

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Nanyuki, Kenya
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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is a gem of a spot just off the main Nairobi-Nanyuki road. Incredible spot, eating in a tree with Monkeys above you making sure you leave a clean plate or else..! Relaxed but good quality amenities and the food is simple but sensationally fresh and a real treat to have fresh fish in this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
GMJW
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a gem of a spot just off the main Nairobi-Nanyuki road. Incredible spot, eating in a tree with Monkeys above you making sure you leave a clean plate or else..! Relaxed but good quality amenities and the food is simple but sensationally fresh and a real treat to have fresh fish in this part of Kenya. Carbon footprint... More 

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England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fresh trout just caught, in a beautuful tree-house in a jungle setting. How can you beat that! The ambience is amazing, the staff is amazing, and the food is amazing! Fantastic place!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The place is lovely and the ambience is great. The ponds allow you to see your fish being fished assuring you of freshness.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Great Food - but on weekends the service is slow. Amazing experience for the family and children - given that the whole restaurant is built on the tree. The fish that you order is fresh as it is caught from the Trout farm below after the order. Its a great stopover on the way towards Nanyuki - certainly not to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

On rainy Sunday afternoon, it turned out to be the best lunch I've had in a while. The restaurant is actually on a tree! Rahab our waitress was excellent with humor to Toronto and back. The trout fish, excellent in presentation and taste. Do try if u have a chance.

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Kenya
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great stop for Lunch although food is such that some people make this a day trip from Nairobi. Fresh and tasty with good variety. The number of cars in Nairobi with

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Forget, Canada
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131 reviews 131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We called here to break a journey (nightmare Kenyan road type) and really liked it. The service was not slow, but not as may be expected in Western Europe, but nevertheless was OK for us. As this is a trout farm, we had this as our main dish. It was very good and also reasonably priced. There was plenty of... More 

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Nanyuki, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The old adage goes, 'Location. Location. Location'. Barely 100mtrs off Nanyuki - Nairobi highway, about 18kms from Nanyuki. For those who love company, 'wild' company, prepare yourselves for colobus monkeys and tree hyraxes. Yes, they come to within contact range. The fish is bred in-house, you'll see the ponds cuz you are sitted right above them. You can get served... More 

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Milborne Port, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stopped for lunch on our way from Nairobi. Eating in a tree house above trout ponds is not something you do everyday , so certainly has novelty value. We had smoked trout and salad which was produced quickly along with cold drinks . A welcome stopover .

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Came back after many years. Still a lovely place (a nice stopover on the road from Nairobi to Samburu) but service and food were not as great as they used to be.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nanyuki, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Nanyuki

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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