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“Lovely place.Lovely set up and Mature crowd” 4 of 5 stars
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The Well
Cheruiyot Street | Saito Centre 1st Floor, Eldoret, Kenya
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Eldoret
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Lovely place.Lovely set up and Mature crowd”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

They have very good sitting arrangement for those who love sports,this is an excellent place to watch football,Motorgp,Formula 1 and basically all sports.They have WIFI ,good food and great ambiance.

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best bar I've been to in Kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I was very surprised to find this amazing gem in Eldoret!!! Classy design ideally suited as a sports bar. The food was very solid - would recommend both the diavolo and mexican pizzas. Great selection of liquor and very reasonable prices all around considering it is the nicest joint in town.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Morecambe
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7 restaurant reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good food great for sports enthusiasts ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Great Irish food . We had peppercorn steak 500 ks home made soup with Irish bread and butter 100 and home made fish fingers , tartar sauce , the most gorgeous mashed potatoes and veg 450 ks . Wine 250 beer 200
Four tv with different foot ball and baseball matches and unfortunately music playing so you couldn't converse easily . Mike who runs the place is often there . Please consider turning the music down so one can talk .

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thewelleldoret, Owner at The Well, responded to this review, December 10, 2013
Hi there! We're delighted you liked the food but feel really bad about the music getting on your nerves. The Well is supposed to be a place for conversation - first and foremost!! We'll definitely look into why the music would ever be so loud as to make that difficult. Hope to see you back soon!
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“Best Irish Pub in Kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

A real "pub" atmosphere, a great selection of drinks including lots of Irish Whiskey and some really good pub grub. Will definitely be back again.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome place. A rare place in the Rift.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The Well was a bit tough to find but it is very much worth the search. It's in a place called "Saito Center". This is really a one-of-a-kind place. I travel to Eldoret frequently but have only just discovered this place. It's a nice gathering place for a few drinks, sports viewing, and conversation with friends. Great mix of people from all sorts and corners of Kenya and the world. My first visit I came for a drink or two to watch an F1 re-air but stayed for dinner. The bar is well-stocked and it was great to see many vintages and labels that I have not seen for some time. The website mentioned they had a wide selection and this is very much true. Very good beer options too. I was recently back in Eldoret and returned for dinner with my wife and friends. Still very good. Everything I've tried has been good but the chicken kiev and chicken/chips stand out. The kiev here is spot on juicy without filling your plate with too much butter. It's just right and there is as much flavor in the chicken as in the butter sauce. Crust is simply the best of any kiev I've had and also brings a ton of flavor and depth. Pork ribs are also good and cooked well and not charred to cardboard (which most meat in the region is) and same goes for beef brochettes. The Poussin sauce makes everything better and is very good here. My wife is a vegetarian (which can be difficult in Kenya) and there were very good options for her. The "veg meat" balls were awesome and the fish and chips were exactly that and really good. The staff are also very attentive and know the menu well.

The Irish breakfast is great and is authentic--a proper Irish brekkie but in Kenya. I've not found a place anywhere else in Kenya that gets it this right. I must be fair to disclose I had it the morning after a night out with friends (also at the well) and it was just what i needed.

This is a place unlike any other in Eldoret or the Rift. Very good and I will be stopping by whenever in Eldoret.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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