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“Good service!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Thorn Tree Cafe

Thorn Tree Cafe
New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 23 33283
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Ranked #22 of 361 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
“Good service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I recently stayed at the New Stanley Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed Thorn Tree Cafe! The staff members are friendly and offer good service. I would recommend anyone visiting Kenya to stop over and have a meal at the Thorn Tree Cafe.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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David G, General Manager at Thorn Tree Cafe, responded to this review, July 25, 2013
Dear Mlubee,

We wish to thank you for choosing to visit and dine at the Thorn Tree Café and express our appreciation to you, for taking the time to review it services.
We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed the food and service at the Thorn Tree and your recommendation for visitors to Kenya is truly appreciated. Indeed, this historical café is a must stop over point for those traveling within Kenya.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon,

Warm Regards,
David Gachuru
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English first
Aarhus, Denmark
2 reviews
“excellent service....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Excellent professional service, friendly and attentive staff, especially a lady by the name Lucy Warui. As for the food, I´d have to say average. But I´d go there just for the service and attention:-). Esther, a little friendliness, helpfulness and a smile can go a long way. The security that park cars can also improve on their attitude. They told me I could go into the restaurant while they gave my driver a ticket to park, but it turned into a long story. All in all, I am recommending the Thorn Tree Cafe to my friends and will definately visit again:-)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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David G, General Manager at Thorn Tree Cafe, responded to this review, July 6, 2013
Dear Guest,

We would like to thank you for being a regular visitor to the Thorn Tree Café, and posting your review.

It is pleasing to note that our Staff are a highlight of your visit, and your kind words will be passed on to them.

We thank you for recommending us to your friends and shall look forward to welcoming you once again.

Many thanks,
David Gachuru
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“Great Staff, Services, and Accomodation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The staff give patrons first class treatment, before you even make a request, you receive more than you requested for. Special thanks to Lucy, Mary, Carolyne, Kellen, David, Anthony, to mention just but a few of the great team.

Visited June 2013
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David G, General Manager at Thorn Tree Cafe, responded to this review, July 6, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for dining with us and your kind review. The staff mentioned will all be recognized for their efforts and hard work.

We will be happy to welcome you back any time.

Kind Regards,
David Gachuru
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Homely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I always visit thorn tree and I find it impressive all the time. Today was more Impressed by staff attitude and specifically Lucy and welcome truly homely. Was welcomed and checked on by the hostess Lucy.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Service was above excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The service, especially from Lucy was just more than require. It is more comfortable than home. Give it a try and look for Lucy!!!, you will not regret

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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