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Kongoni Camp

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A2, Nanyuki | Laikipia, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
+254 720 542159
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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is yet another of my favourite chill out spots in my list of nice restaurants in Nanyuki. The rsutique ambiance and decor compliment the five star service. The drink selection in the bar is very impressive. Especially the single malts. The bar man george who is ever engaging and can make some pretty awesome cocktails. I can recommend Kongoni... More 

Thank Kurt253
Llanfyllin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very extensive menu! Our food was delicious and the children enjoyed a dip in the pool- a welcome relief from the heat of the day! Relaxed and casual.

Thank saskiajp
Nanyuki Town, Kenya
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I've been going to Kongoni camp since its inception almost 10 years ago. I have seen it grow from a simple establishment that was originally in an old barn to this magnificent place that is a 'must go to' place when visiting Nanyuki. From the gardens to the pool area, the dining room to the coffee shop, the lounge and... More 

Thank Njeri_nm
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to grab dinner while in Nanyuki. Sampled their Indian and Italian foods and it was amazing. That combined with the interior decor provides for a great night

Thank Jidraph N
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went for a Valentine's Dinner and were very happily surprised. The tables had been beautifully decorated with flowers and rose petals in heart shapes. There was a very yummy Valentines Dinner Special but we stuck to the normal menu, as we know it well and knew what we wanted to eat. Everything was good - delicious and good sized... More 

Thank vanessah19
Galway, Ireland
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a very pleasant evening here recently. Delicious food, eaten at the bar for convenience (football on tv) Very attentive barstaff/waitstaff. Lovely, interesting premises. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gonzo185
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A friendly team run this nice hotel amid the bush just outside Nanyuki, along the road from the British army base (officers seem to come along to use the pool). The food's not bad, the rooms are simple but fine and if it wasn't for the dogs which seem to start barking at 5am you'd get a great night's sleep.

Thank JDG764
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I stayed three times at Kongoni camp, twice for the Lewa marathon and last time befre travelling on to Loisaba conservancy. Nice cosy rooms, good value for money and a very nice restaurant with friendly staff. From here you can access a large number of conservancies or the Mount Kenya national park easily and Nairobi is just three hours away... More 

Thank Uwe W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent so is their fully stocked bar with any drink you can dream off. The accommodation however is dated and old fashioned.

Thank phillipw643
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best hotels for family and the food is not only one of the best in Kenya (for western food) that tastes exactly the way it should but served by staff that are there for you.

Thank Anton P

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Bar, Pizza, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A2, Nanyuki | Laikipia, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Laikipia County  >  Nanyuki Municipality  >  Nanyuki Town
  • Phone Number: +254 720 542159
Kongoni Camp is situated less than 2 km North from Nanyuki Town off the Meru road. Set against the dramatic slopes of Mount Kenya, and nestled in indigenous forest with olive, cedar and relics of other tree species, Kongoni Camp has a peaceful energy about it. Tucked away in a tranquil surrounding, Kongoni is unique and rustic.Despite its proximity to town Kongoni is designed in a way that brings you closer to your environment by having you dine, have coffee or stay in a place surrounded by the wild, creating an attachment to the bush. The main building housing the bar& restaurant is laden with history. Originally built as a barn in the early 1960’s, it served as a storage for exclusive hunting safaris, and has been carefully restored maintaining its original character. Kongoni’s spacious facilities make it an ideal venue for big groups and smaller parties. Kongoni is situated in a picturesque landscape, and home to many bird species. At least 75 bird species can be found on the extensive grounds.

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