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“Lovely place, great spread at breakfast time”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Thorn Tree Cafe

Thorn Tree Cafe
Ranked #67 of 544 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mumbai
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Lovely place, great spread at breakfast time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2011

The spread of the breakfast was amazing...eggs to order, muffins, muesli, etc...great food, lovely staff and loved the way they took care of my kid and his requirements for breakfast. There was nothing to really to dislike.

Visited December 2010
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
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  • Norwegian first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice historic setting, though food/service only so-so.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2011

Not really a destination spot provided you've been there at least once to see the legendary thorn tree, but definitely one of nicest spots for lunch in the CBD.

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amsterdam
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“incredible music and beautiful food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2011

an outdoor dinner on Friday evening... relaxing after a soso working day. We got an oke dinner (lamb dishes) at the Thorn Tree/ Sarova, but an unforgettable evening of jazz life music.. the saxofonist (Richard Alai) in/and the Harmoniqs band. Seemingly they play every Friday evening... I assume that is until the day they will be discovered to play for bigger audiences.
My Friday evening was just perfect..

  • Visited October 2011
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Edmonton, Canada
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1,193 reviews
692 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 509 helpful votes
“Great breakfast and dinner experiences”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2011

We enjoyed four breakfasts and two dinners at the Thorn Tree Cafe. We chose to sit outside and enjoyed each of our experiences. The breakfast buffet provides a nice selection including fresh fruit and made to order omelets and crepe like pancakes. We really appreciated their coffee with steamed milk. Most nights a local band entertains the dinner crowd on the patio. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, entertainment, service and food. Many locals drop in for a drink or a lite snack. It is a great place to go to relax and check out the locals. The menu provides a wide variety of food so there is something for everyone. Good value!

  • Visited July 2011
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Witney, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Was expecting more!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2010

Stayed at the Stanley Hotel twice in October. The Thorn Tree cafe is downstairs on the road frontage. It is a small outdoor cafe with a very small thin acacia tree in the centre (obviously not the original 'thorn tree'!) and actually doesn't have much appeal. Does good lattes and coffee though. Not worth a special trip but OK if you are staying in the hotel I guess.

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