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Carnellys restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 722 260749
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 Thank cally f
Vasteras, Sweden
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here twice during our stay in the Naivasha area. Good food, friendly staff and a cosy dining area. You just want to sit there forever.

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1 Thank lotta70
Newbury, Berkshire.
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235 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We called in here after a cycle through Hells Gate and a walk through the gorge so we were both hungry and tired. Carnellys hit the spot with a lovely relaxed atmosphere with couches with large cushions to sink into. It was mid afternoon but still quite busy however the service was fairly quick and the food very good and... More 

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1 Thank Moriston
Arkansas
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94 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A total surprise and delight. Very African, yet they had the best nachos I've ever tasted. The ambiance and the peacefulness of this open air restaurant were fantastic. Even the bathrooms were in keeping with the atmosphere.

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Thank shayfree
Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Good service, Good food and good variety. We enjoyed the pizza and the local options. Coffee was weak and a little bitter. It did though have very tasty meals which would keep me coming back if I were n the area .

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Thank Svend H
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fastastic food with a good menu. The service was not the best but atleast you get what you order. The seats are amazing with giant pillows to relax on!

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Thank Yhanvi H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The pizza and the burger are great! The waiters are great and very attentive, the food came on time. There was however a white lady who I got the sense is a proprietor who obviously seems to have issues with the black customers. She was disrespectful in the way she communicates and one gets the sense the racist comments posted... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Haifa, Israel
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

nice setting. good food. (but slow service. a tip: place your orders and go for a stroll on the lake shore, come 20 minutes after and wait only 5 minutes for your food...(

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Thank Amnon_Zamir
Nairobi
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Went for lunch and only felt like something light. Shared a pizza between 2. Nice size with fresh ingredients, and crispy base. Atmosphere is great as well.

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Thank Sunspotter2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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72 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for a long weekend and ate breakfast, lunch and dinner. Still had things on the menu that I didn't get to. Will have to come again to try out the rest of the menu!

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Thank jarrodd1

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Restaurant Details

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