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Thorn Tree Cafe

New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 23 33283
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fennel soup” (2 reviews)
“heinz ketchup” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed February 21, 2015

I have been eating here quite a few times. The food is delicious (Tilapia Pili pili !! ) and the service always outstanding. And this at very reasonable prices which you would not expect in a hotel of this category

1  Thank Britta W
Reviewed February 6, 2015

Something of an oasis of calm in the centre of busy Nairobi, the Thorn Tree offered a reasonable variety of food at moderate prices. What stood out though was the attention and care of the staff. On our visits we were served by Daniel and...More

Thank Colin V
Reviewed January 27, 2015

It's quite unfortunate that my 2 experiences here were less than pleasant especially with regard to service. I was with a female companion and the waitress who was assigned to our section of the restaurant ignored us. When she finally started making her way over...More

Thank Maseline K
Reviewed January 16, 2015

The staff in this restaurant are charming and helpful, the food is of high standard, tasted great and of good quality.

Thank George O
Reviewed January 13, 2015

Was there with my wife one easy lazy December evening. The staff were quite friendly and genuinely concerned about our comfort and enjoyment of their service. A must visit if you live in Nairobi.

1  Thank FMikwa
Reviewed January 5, 2015

The service at Thorn Tree is amazing. the waiters and waitresses are switched on. the menu is great. It is a place with elegance and style. The freshly made juices delighted me a great deal.

1  Thank Maya G
Reviewed December 31, 2014

I had a business meeting and lunch at the Thorn Tree. This place always amazing me. The meals are well prepared. The atmosphere is peaceful and lunch meeting went on so well. Even as we had lunch we could have a glimpse of the city...More

Thank Hjkenya
Reviewed December 13, 2014

The staff was very friendly and professional which i did love. the food was fresh and very sweet. keep up the good work. i really had a good time.

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed December 8, 2014

i remember that the food portions are good, you get your moneys worth,make sure to ask about the starters and soups, i ended up ordering for soup that was so much that should have been the main course.

Thank violet m
Reviewed November 28, 2014

I had a good time at thorn-tree the ambiance is very good but the only problem is that its a little bit noisy there is so much commotion on the outside that its a problem to even enjoy the company inside. The food is good...More

Thank Samanthajeffreys
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Diana M
March 17, 2016|
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Response from Totte B | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely affordable and the menu offers a broad range also in price: soups, sallads, pizzas, chicken and beef. The sallads are nice - though not very big. If you order the tuna sallad - be sure it is done on a very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 23 33283
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