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$5 - $50
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Cafe, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Excellent service and food seeved in a peaceful garden setting. We went for the 'curry lunch' special on a Sunday and there was a wide choice, enough to suit everyone. Tasty food and not overspicy or oily and the owners were there supervising. Recommended but...they onloy open for lunch and I think Friday evening.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Thank you very much and we are glad that you enjoyed your lunch. We take private bookings for a group of not less than 12 people in the evening.

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Family lunchtime for seven, including a vegan, a vegetarian and a seven year old child. Delicious food, helpful staff and excellent service. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

Lunch items are almost always delicious - I think I have tried many. But the best ever was the Tuna Fish Cakes last week. Crunchy on the outside, smooth on the inside, slightly spicy, not fishy but good tuna taste. The best I have ever...had. And still - the best coffee in town.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thank you Rosemary. We look forward to hosting you again

Reviewed February 8, 2018

We ate here and the food was exceptionally good as ever . Fresh produce , locally sourced with vegetables from the owners' own vegetable plot

Date of visit: January 2018
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thank you very much and please keep in touch

Reviewed November 26, 2017

We were travelling from Nairobi to Meru and decided to stop over for breakfast. We made a reservation in advance, so that we do not have a long lay-over, and the owners were happy to accommodate us. The restaurant is set in a serene environment...and has an interesting wall completely built out of used glass bottles. The tables comprise mainly of benches set out on the terrace and garden, allowing you to enjoy nature at its best. The kitchen and bar area is house by an old colonial house, that is full of character. The breakfast was filling, but it wasn't very exciting - I think this could be improved on.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2017

Thank you for visiting us. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your breakfast. We will see what we can do to improve on it

Reviewed November 5, 2017

Best Tapas this side of the equator! Delicious food and such a homely atmosphere....the most exciting part is that you never know what will be on the menu...but meals deliver every single time.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thank you very much and we look forward to hosting you again

Reviewed October 25, 2017

I had been to Cape Chestnut years ago and was pleasantly surprised to see the changes... only made the experience better....the essence of great food with impeccable service from owner and staff was still intact. I went to lunch there twice and would have come...more often - as it was well worth the 2-hour drive. The Sunday Curry Lunch was delicious and though the place was crowded the owner and staff gave us flawless service. I hope to be returning there many more times in the future!More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thank you so much and Karibu

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Always a great place for lunch - kid friendly too! The grilled steak and the burgers are a MUST to try!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Alpana P, Owner at Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thanks Tracy. We hope to see you again

Reviewed July 16, 2017

I really enjoyed visiting this restaurant. There are beautiful gardens to relax in, the lunch I had on both occasions was delicious, the coffee was great and the home-made biscuits well worth a try! Great service and a lovely location - I would certainly return.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

I had been to this place before, and it just keeps getting better. The setting is beautiful, surrounded by trees and serenity. On the day I was there, they had a delicious steak with mushroom sauce that was to die for. I accompanied it with...a very good house red wine. My friend had a chicken salad and he cleaned his plate. The service is great, and the owners are wonderful ladies who are very involved in the community.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5