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Carnellys restaurant

South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 722 260749
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
“catfish” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and a few friends went had a late lunch here and the food and ambience was great. The have a lovely open area/field for kids to play and run around in.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expat haunt steps from the lake. Typical backpacker fare (pizza, Tex-Mex, burgers, salads) at not-cheap prices considering that it's not fancy food. When you're staying on site for camping or in one of the bandas, it's the convenience factor of having this right there and...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My kind of place for lazy Sunday lunch with friends, especially with children of various ages; beautiful trees, lots of shade, comfortable chairs on the deck, plenty of space to walk around and for children to play, explore, and feed the guineafowl. You can walk...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Good vibe , bit trendy, popular, nice food... pity we had not realised pizzas are only served from Wednesday to Sunday. Nice place for a bite or an extended relaxed lunch.

Thank Rod B
Reviewed April 4, 2018

While mainly a camping place, there is a nice restaurant with a good menu. Pizza's are the best around!

Thank Aabb12345
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Came on a damp Easter Sunday mid afternoon. It was busy for sure but not overwhelmed and anyway that’s never an excuse. We stood in the entrance for a good 15 mins with waiters and who seemed to be a manager walking around us. I...More

Thank johne999a
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Carnellys is a rustic, relaxing spot that's a little out of the way but worth the drive. I was there just before sunset, and it was lovely to order my food then take a walk down to the lake as it was prepared. It's definitely...More

Thank KavsX
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant and the food was delicious! The portions were huge. As we had spent the night in one of the on site cabins we got breakfast included and again what a delicious breakfast and what a huge portion. Would definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 25, 2018

A brilliant, generous breakfast after a comfortable night in one of their bandas. A lovely sunrise, highlighting the fever trees, and I spotted many birds on a stroll through the campsite to the Lake side.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Spent two fun-filled afternoons drinking White Caps and Tuskers after hiking in the Naivasha region. The food, which I would qualify as high end fast food, is decent and mostly satisfying after strenuous activities. Most of all, the relaxed atmosphere, plush pillows and beautiful setting...More

Thank Melina712
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Naivasha
  • Phone Number: +254 722 260749
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