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Rooftop Bar

Bar, European
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Duke of Breeze Hotel | Kakamega Road, Kisumu, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in high expectations and found my favorite Duke of breeze hotel closed! what i didn't understand is whether is closed down for renovations, new management take over or new business entrance. i decry of my favorite hotel as i have lost my home, any answers????????

Thank adudaliz
Stockholm County, Sweden
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Nice bar, which also serves food earlier in the evening. Amazing view during daytime and love the fact that its as the name says, its located in the toop of the roof so u are so close to the sky! Dont miss at least 1 visit when u are in Kisumu!

Thank Frida O
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I was part of the first team that started the Duke of Breeze, and from the onset, you could tell the great heights it was soaring towards. The place is well managed, and attracts expats in the town owing to its Dutch proprietors. Watch your football, have a drink with a friend, and enjoy loud music. You'll enjoy it more... More 

Thank Gregory O
Thessaloniki, Greece
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

The terrace is nice, the bar is solid, has a nice view over kisumu. The stuff is polite and the music good. All that would make the place wonderul but the food was so disapointing that ruined the whole mood. I ordered the fish. That's how they call it actually, fish fillet with fancy described sauce and chips. What i... More 

Thank Eva T
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Duke of Breeze is a good place to hang out after you've already had a chance to get some drinks down by the lake and want to head into town for dancing but aren't quite ready to hit up the clubs. Warning - this place is usually packed with short-term, expats which can kill the vibe some nights.

Thank Katherine S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

The Rooftop Bar is a really good mix and tourists and locals. The fact that it is on a rooftop makes it a nice open alternative to the traditional disco, with a beautiful view of the city. The service is good and the prices are fair. If you are lucky, you meet future there

Thank Heno2014
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

A group of us volunteers were told to try this bar for great food and drinks. Drinks were great as was the view and music... but unfortunately when we showed up there was some sporting thing going on and they could only offer us a set meal, which really wasn't terribly good. What i did love was the service! After... More 

Thank Bernie R
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Nice little get away in Kisumu, nice and quiet place to watch the sunset. Good food and good wifi. The service was prompt and happy.

Thank Josh P
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was there for the friday night rooftop bar, and it is a great place to start your night. Met a ton of new interesting people, both locals and expats. Decent price on drinks, nice bar and dance area. In general a good place to hang out and relax.

Thank EliseUlland
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39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The rooft op of The Duke of Breeze is a pretty nice place. Perfect view over the city of Kisumu. Good food. And on Friday and Saturday eves a DJ which results in

Thank FrancisMM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, European
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke of Breeze Hotel | Kakamega Road, Kisumu, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nyanza Province  >  Kisumu

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?