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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was once the go to prestigious restaurant but ever since the owner passed on seems the family has not been able to maintain the standards.... Though the setup is charming and well done incorporating the african theme... And that Bridge is worth just walking across for.... You can vhoose to visit the place and plan on eating further ahead...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Having lived in Nairobi the last 6+ years, Rolf's was an early favorite and great destination restaurant to take friends to if we happened to visit Kitengela glass factory since it's over in that area. I went yesterday with a good friend for lunch - and I hadn't been out that way for 2+ years - and I was sad...

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3Thank Tiffany N
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Such a disappointment, let down. Pool didn't look clean. Family of 12 with reservations however, ran out of lamb and did not tell us until 45 minutes later. Replacement order of steaks came very cold. After 2 hours of waiting we left in search of food. And this is after plowing through that horrible road leading up to it.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived here at 2.30pm for late lunch with my family. As you walk in to the Restraunt you are hit by the stench of their smelly bathrooms that are on foot of the staircase. The service is poor and they have two sets of waiters, a kitchen and a bar one who takes your drinks order. The waiter was...

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Thank Ramona K
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was at Rolfs recently and I have to admit I loved every bit of my experience there. The ambiance was awesome, the views magnificent. The food was very good, and the service fantastic. We were served by a lady called Mercy who was very helpful and polite. I would not hesitate to recommend Rolfs to a friend.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Rolf´s place is a very beautiful place. My friends and I loved the scenery especially. Hard to resist taking great photos of this place :-) The food was not the best though, I hope they invest in better service and food.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place has so much potential. The scenery is beautiful and the actual building looks stunning. But the service and the food was honestly really bad. The food was nahhh, and pricey. Also pretty sure that the waiter was drunk, as he stank of alcohol.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We took some friends to Kitengela and decided, against my husband's better judgement (full disclosure: he is a Chef de Cuisine) to have lunch at Rolf's...I really wanted to show them the hanging bridge...which is stunning! It was a Monday: so there weren't many choices, for example: we all wanted meat, but we had to settle for chicken as only...

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2Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It has been a while since we last visited, five years actually. The food and service from the team is still great. Still the memorable steak and chicken on service all these years. Had a sleep and accommodation standards might have gone down, these were minor and it was evident that efforts are being made at renovating the place and...

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1Thank George K
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Rolfs last weekend and the whole experience was amazing. The ambience and scenery is fantastic, the food enjoyable and the service is excellent. I wouldn't hesitate referring a friend. A really good experience.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rolf's Place

Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rolf`s Place Hotel Nairobi
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Deluxe rooms over the gorge”
  • The rope bridge over the gorge.
  • A family of hyrax warming in the sun.
 of 5 bubbles 91georgek, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay overnight so can not recommend...”
 of 5 bubbles stavrosc846, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the deluxe room”
 of 5 bubbles felixblack1439, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for the food, only for the view!”
 of 5 bubbles shueshue, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ASk for one overlooking the gorge”
  • Private dining room at Rolf's Place
 of 5 bubbles KarenS316, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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