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Trout Tree

Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
+254 726 281704
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (131 reviews)
“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We loved this restaurant which was off the beaten path but had an awesome group of Columbia monkeys. The staff were delightful and although the fish was not Tom their own pond the food was simply delightful. The building is an especially delightful treat if...More

Thank Onthemove400
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Most starts watering as soon as you see the signpost turning off the main road. As you walk down the steps to the tree house that holds the rustic tables you feel like you are walking into a different world. This is key to the...More

Thank salimkeshavjee
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Whilst the fish is good .. the cuisine is simple . It's the beauty of the place , the colobus in the trees and the setting that makes this place a wonderful spot to visit The staff is great and from the local communities ,...More

Thank 4Abade
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Wie went there in our way to Mount Kenya. Trout tree is an amazing Palace with perfekt food. The fish is fresh and absolutely tastey. You sit in the middle oft a Hügel tree and if you lucky some monkeys will jump around. Perfekt experience.

Thank Nils N
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Passed by for a quick lunch The food is alright though I felt the grilled fish could use a bit more seasoning. Prices are a bit high, but its an okay place. Also, they need to be a little keen on the loos. The service...More

1  Thank Wamuyu K
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The fish and Ugali is finger licking. Come and enjoy the great culture and food. Its ideally located.

Thank mwas2
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you are in the Nanyuki area, you must stop at the Trout Tree Restaurant for lunch. It is a one of a kind experience that you will never forget. The atmosphere there is like no other. You will enjoy every minute of your time...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Traveling back from Samburu to Nairobi, located just outside of Nanyuki, on the Nairobi side, we stopped at what must be one of the most unusual restaurant settings anywhere. The restaurant, identified by a fish bone sign on the main highway, is part of a...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 28 May 2017

On the road between Nairobi and Nanyuki, the Trout Tree is an amazing location (in a ficus tree) that serves amazing fish. The main fish available is tilapia (there are trout dishes for two). Many different options on how to have the fish cooked. Also,...More

Thank MARTINKalfatovic
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The fresh whole trout was cooked to perfection, chips were hot and tasty, vegetables were delicious and the service by the ladies was great. We were a large group, 13 adults and 8 kids but the food came quickly and they were great with the...More

Thank Cr1spyresa
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Vincent M
31 July 2017|
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Response from vanessah19 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know Trout Tree is only a restaurant. I do not think you can stay there. However there is a lodge nearby on the slopes of Mt K where you can stay and go trout fishing. It is called Ragati Lodge.
Ron W
5 April 2017|
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Response from Mwah45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
Purity N
9 December 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
I do, but this site will not allow me to post the link to my Flickr album, and I'm not going to post my email address on a public forum. I'll edit my review and add them there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Laikipia County  >  Nanyuki Municipality  >  Nanyuki Town
  • Phone Number: +254 726 281704
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