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“Fabulous location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kentmere Club

Kentmere Club
Banana/Tigoni/Limuru Road | P.o Box 39508, Nairobi, Kenya
254-020-2021369
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Ranked #150 of 341 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Nairobi, Kenya
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Fabulous location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you want to just hang out in beautiful gardens, this is the place to be. However, the room seem run down and as we took a walk around the property, there was an ambience of "letting go" of the fabulous room and other amenities.

The gardens are superb and well maintained though.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
nairobi
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Lovely place, but don't expect much of the food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We went some years back with a family of twelve, brothers, wives, parents and found the place to be wonderful. The rooms were romantic, tub facility, fire place, lovely greenery.
However, dinner was very disappointing, very bland food. The breakfast was good, omelette in particular.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Province of Brescia, Italy
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, good kitchen.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I was at Kentmere club during a work lunch.

In few words.

Environment.
So cute and warm.

Service.
Good, altough sometimes african peolple are embrassed to speak friendly with european.

Kitchen.
Was very good, healty and with nice flavour.

The garden it's a very nice place to visit.

-gustoerrante- advises for Kentmere Club.

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Solingen
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Time for a serious face lift”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I used to love the Kentmere club for its atmosphere and its privacy, quietness and beauty. The problem is that the owners don't want to invest in the place and it's looking grubby and run down. It doesn't need to change its basic architecture and ambiance, but a thorough re-decoration, some serious maintenance, decent internet and TV in the rooms are what it needs to make it competitive again. If you have to drive 20 miles out of Nairobi to get there, it needs to try harder and, goodness knows, the owner's got the money!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“I still love Kentmere BUT their Rabbit Delicacy failed me!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I became adventurous and decided to order one of the latest kid on their menu-Rabbit Meat-. To be fair they did their best to serve me the delicacy as offered but my personal experience was awful! I had to share in my wife's chicken. I have been to Kentmere for more than four times and on one occasion the buffet set-up during a seminar wowed us as a group of 10 pax. what i really love most is the countryside feel as well as the homely fire place at nights next to the beer counter. its like having a minibar in your living room!!!

Visited September 2012
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