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“Friendly service but unexceptional hotel food”

Flame Tree Restaurant
Ranked #69 of 657 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$35
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We went here just to have dinner (we weren't staying at the hotel) and, whilst the service was very good indeed, the food really did just feel like ordinary hotel food. The prices, pomp and set up of the place promises much more than it delivers.
The cocktails weren't a bad way to improve the experience.

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Thank peetkeen
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

I had otherwise very good impression about this restaurant, its only that the food was a miss this time. Lamb chops were so difficult to chew that it turned into a real nuisance + a tomato I got was a bit rotten I would say. Otherwise still a fine place - lovely deck to sit outside, you can also sit in the garden on the grass, music is perfect, and it was not loud at all this time. Great choice of freshly made juices (apple, beetroot, carrot, tomato, celery - only they did not have it this evening). A suggestion - add some more crackers on the cheese plate, please, thank you.

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Thank Lillemusen
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Large buffet I found difficult not to over eat at breakfast and loved the turkey and guacamole on a fresh baguette served with caramelized onions. For a restaurant in a better hotel, I found the food choices interesting, reasonably priced and tried something new every day. Staff are friendly, attentive and professional. A very nice change from lodge buffets!!

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Thank CanadaFran4kenya
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Very enjoyable place to have a lunch. The deck area is very nice in good weather and there is a lawn area where you can eat as well. The menu is quite good with some good salads and sandwiches that are reasonably priced. There is a more extensive menu for large lunch. The service was very good and attentive. I especially liked being given a hot wash cloth wipe my face and hands before the meal. Was very refreshing. The grilled red snapper was well prepared and good portion for lunch along with some vegetables and fried potatoes. The potatoes were a bit soft and not as crispy as I would have liked. I had the ice cream sundae with three flavors and that was nice finish to the lunch. Only negative is that it is located close to the entrance of the hotel and above the very busy road and so you get a bit of traffic noise during the day and early evening. Otherwise, is nice place. Also, there are some very nice dessert cakes and pastries that are worth a try. These are nicely priced as well.

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Thank Glen W
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Breakfast buffet was small, but it had some good Indian-type foods that were fu to try. Dinner was just okay and it seemed a bit pricy for what I got.

Thank Jungleyell
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