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Carnellys restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 722 260749
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Voi, Kenya
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here a few times now. And every time again I realise again how lovely this place is! The bar, the food, the interior, all easy and good! No hassle ( something that is not always easy to find), a lot of different choice on the menu,very nice staff and the most amazing outdoors around you! If you... More 

Thank Esther_ruiter
Vancouver Island, Canada
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, great food, not an extensive menu but everything we had was well made, delicious with ample servings. The bird feeder below the bar on the grass provides hours of entertainment. We saw at least 10 different species (including the resident mouse) Breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks, a very cool place to hang-out.

Thank CM J
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and relaxing restaurant. Food was quite flavorful with excellent customer service. Were in group of 15 people without a reservation and the food came out in good time. Food was also very well presented. Will definitely come back again

Thank nimokui
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy food lovely location. Super relaxing fun for kids. Portions were a bit too big as we Wanted to try more of the different dishes.

Thank Blafjell
Nairobi, Kenya
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217 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with our kids who ran around outside while we had a relaxing lunch. The food is just OK (the choice is good though) but the setting is super relaxing. The staff is friendly. The whole place just has a good feel to it. That's why I rated the restaurant "very good" instead of "average". We organised a... More 

Thank shueshue
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite telling the waiter clearly we were vegetarian we were served crayfish curry. He deferred responsibility to the kitched and the chef had conveniently left for the day. The manager only came to give some lame excuses when we refused to pay (there's nothing I can do because you've mase up your mind -- Really dude?). Even if you're not... More 

Thank Tushar B
Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 20 of us and we received excellent service and food. all food was on time and waiters very attentive. Love the atmosphere!

Thank HNC1980
Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told about this place by a friend a year or so ago. Our third visit today lived up to expectations. A comfortable bush atmosphere with attentive staff and a great menu. The restaurant is not really advertised from the road - it highlights the camping facilities so is easily missed!

Thank PW1T
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is our everyday eating place. Staff great. Pizzas fab. as is chicken salad. My wife prefers the chicken burger or crayfish. Not gourmet but very good and inexpensive.

Thank Lyall D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We have recently dropped in for a quick lunch with the family on two different occasions. Excellent food with lots of choice. Relaxing atmosphere and a nice for the children to run around while having a enjoyable lunch. Will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, African, Pizza, European, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?