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“We had to visit!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Thorn Tree Cafe

Thorn Tree Cafe
New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre | Nairobi Central, Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 23 33283
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Ranked #46 of 463 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“We had to visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

I use to come her with my mother many years ago, when we lived in Nairobi. Then you could walk straight in off the street. Now with a family of my own, we returned through tight security of the main entrance, as that is the only way in thesedays. We ordered cocktails (which took ages to arrive), so service was slow but very friendly. I wrote a post for the 'tree'. The Acacia tree is now a replaced sapling, but still the enchantment is there. Read the history. Worth a visit, but only order cocktails if you have time to spare!

Visited September 2012
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English first
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Excellent buffets”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We had many meals at this restaurant during our 3 day stay. They have an extensive breakfast buffet which was included with our room plan. We looked forward to it every morning.

Visited September 2012
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Coventry
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Evening meal & Breakfast before our safari”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The food was amazing nothing was to much trouble although a bit expensive but certainly worth it.
The buffet style breakfast has to be on my top 10 list for breakfasts everything you could imagine was available for breakfast!!

Visited August 2012
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surrey, b.c.
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“brilliant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Food was good and it was in the hotel. We didn't have to wait very long for our order to come. Sometimes they had entertainment, which was bery good

Visited September 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Reasonable lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

The food was fine. The staff were vry friendly and helpful, although the service was slow and they got the order wrong twice.

Visited August 2012
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