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The Old House

) #18 of 20 Restaurants in Nanyuki Town ££ - £££ African
Kenyatta Drive, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
+254 721 598105
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish fillet” (2 reviews)
“nice spot” (2 reviews)
“mt” (3 reviews)
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££ - £££
Kenyatta Drive, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Having read reviews about the kuku Choma, I expected more. The One we had was too dry and not tasty. The salad was okay. In general the food was too dry. The kids area was good several activities and n extra payment required.

1  Thank TheEbullienTraveller
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Lovely environment staff friendly enough, good selection of wines but the food we chose was poor. I chose a steak which was very dry and my wife a beef stew not chewable. AVOID if there are alternatives

1  Thank ATALIAIsrael
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My family and I stayed here for one night on 2nd January, 2017. We were lucky enough to be graced by the owners' presence that evening, but they were very cold to our dismay. Food service was nothing to write home about. Only the newly...More

1  Thank Nmuita
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We visited whilst passing and found the bar area to be warm, with good service and a good range of beers and spirits. The menu is limited and not very inspiring. We did however, decide to eat here. The food was decidedly average and the...More

1  Thank The_Somerton_Badger
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Service the evening I was there was okay. Nothing too exciting about the place. Could do with a facelift ambience-wise They make a really good hot toddy

Thank wanderlustciru
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch! The food was great tasting (please be prepared to wait cos it's made by order). Just a nice artsy, relaxing atmosphere here! Kudos

Thank Poiśon I
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We stayed here with a group of friends. We ate our breakfast at the buffet each morning (basic Kenyan breakfast with fruit, boiled eggs and sausages, beans, toast). We tried to do dinner here for convenience sake a few nights, but waited over two hours...More

1  Thank WhitneyKoonce
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Gud place to stay. ...tha experience of ma stay wid ma fellow members was great. ...wake up en view Mt. Kenya so beautiful. ...Visit u guys soon thanx 4 nice welkam

Thank Sharone S
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed on Easter Saturday at the famous old house. The staff were welcoming, friendly and willing to please. The rooms are simple and clean with adequate parking on site.We ordered dinner which was ready in a few mins. The manicured gardens and the view...More

Thank davidkagwi2016
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Am frequent visitor at old house. I love the food and the beautiful ambience. The seating area next to the river is absolutely comforting. The food is reasonably priced and the staff are very welcoming and quick. Tip: try the fish fillet and fries 😆😆...More

Thank Ken R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Drive, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Laikipia County  >  Nanyuki Municipality  >  Nanyuki Town
  • Phone Number: +254 721 598105
Visited here when staying with fiances mum who lives down the road. Not advertised anywhere - as far as I can tell, but popular with the locals. (I'm currently updating trip advisor with all the places I visited in Nanyuki).
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