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“Great food and staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Norfolk Hotel

Norfolk Hotel
Kijabi Street, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
+254-(0)-20-2216940
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Ranked #23 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great food and staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Loved the food. We ate dinner twice - excellent menu and great vegetarian options. Well-priced and fantastic atmosphere.

Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“POSH,POSH...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

There's nothing to say about this hotel,it's absolutely posh nd they never fail to deliver,you can always see some celebrity or a politician in there.....

Visited August 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good service in a spectacular setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I had a great lunch at the Norfolk hotel.

The service was swift and friendly from the moment we walked in.
The quality of the food was good as well as the setting.

The Hotel within with which the restaurant resides is very well put together and very well designed.

The valet service is a tad slow thought, but that may be due to Nairobi traffic.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews 220 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“Soulless.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

It might have been just us but the place was just soulless. the nibbles were very good and the drinks (cocktails) were very well made. but it because of the lack of atmosphere this place loses out.
I would say it was not helped by a load of Americans trying to sell something to the dean of the university. All very odd. The grounds also seem to have nothing of the old charm

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Lost some of its character”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Whilst still being a lovely hotel the re fit and modernisation has taken away some of the character of the original hotel. We stayed in the old hotel years ago where you got a much greater feel of the history of the place whilst still enjoying modern facilities. It's all a bit too swish and business orientated now. Building work noise by the pool was bad. Good hotel but not special enough to pay the extra and return.

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