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“What a gem!”

Morani's Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 24 Restaurants in Nanyuki Town
Price range: US$7 - US$15
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Nairobi, Kenya
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“What a gem!”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stopped here after visiting the Chimp Sanctuary and just loved the place. The setting is exquisite with great views of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. They had a modest menu but the selection included several vegetarian and meat options. My husband had a burger, my son had the bruschetta and I had a delicious chickpea burger. We were all licking our lips after the meal. The staff was really lovely and cooed over our son, always a plus, for a proud mama. They are located right next to the Ol Pejeta Visitor's center, which is a perfect place to visit while you wait for the meal to be prepared. They also have a small gift store with a nice selection of curios. It's definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank saf97b
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Alastair M, Manager at Morani's Restaurant, responded to this review, 25 November 2013
Thank you very much for such a generous review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us - I will pass on your kind comments to our kitchen team, who are always so pleased to hear that their food goes down well!

Thank you once more for your feedback with regards to the setting. With over 40 bird species and many animal species observed from our grounds, we aim to continue the safari and wilderness experience even when not in the vehicle!

We look forward to welcoming you back to Morani's in the near future.
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English first
Nanyuki Town, Kenya
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Nice place to eat within Ol Pjeta Conservancy”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The restaurant is within Ol Pjeta conservancy, you may have to pay for park fees to get in but check before booking. However if you are already in the conservancy after a safari drive then a good place to eat with a good menu. There is a watering hole within view of tables.

Visited March 2013
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Thank rmackenzie66
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Alastair M, Manager at Morani's Restaurant, responded to this review, 23 August 2013
Thank you very much for the positive feedback about your visit to Morani's. We're glad you liked the menu, and we hope that the watering hole allowed you to continue your game-viewing while you enjoyed lunch!

All visitors to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy are required to pay the Conservancy fee - but, as you say, a day's safari in the Conservancy can easily be combined with lunch at Morani's.

Thanks again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, and we hope to welcome you to Morani's again soon.
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Great spot for a bit to eat while in Ol Pejeta / Sweetwaters”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Stopped in here with a group of 20 students from the US. We were visiting the Ol Pejeta Conservancy for the day. The staff was gracious enough to allow us to "take over" the restaurant. For the next two hours we relaxed in the outdoor seating area, having wonderful smoothies, milkshakes, and tasty food. My favorite was the Mango/Ginger (Tangawezi) smoothie. We ordered chicken burgers, regular burgers, and grilled beef. All were high quality and served with perfectly cooked fries and the side. The beef was served on a wood slab and was cooked to perfection, tender and tasty. Prices are very reasonable. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. Even though we were a large active group they made sure we got our orders efficiently and managed to keep separate checks for all. The added bonus was that they had a great gift store inside and many of the items were unique and also of high quality. It was great to see that they carry the "Flip-flop" art of Ocean Sole in their store as well. All in all an unexpected gastronomic treat inside a fantastic wildlife conservancy.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Albatross37
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Alastair M, Manager at Morani's Restaurant, responded to this review, 21 June 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback about your visit to Morani's. I will pass on your generous comments about the food to our kitchen team. The mango/ginger smoothie is a firm favourite of ours too!

Thanks again for giving us the chance to look after you that day, and we hope to see you again sometime in the future!
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Refreshing...”
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Popped in for a drink after a visit from the Rhino Sanctuary & Morani's was truly a breath of fresh air.

Raves
- Great location & atmosphere. The outdoor seats are colorful & make the place feel vibrant.
- Great waiter service.
- Gift shop with unique offerings.
- Comfortable outdoor seating overlooking a beautiful lawn.

No rants.
Will be back to taste the food & highly acclaimed milkshakes.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank FearlessInfluencer
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Alastair M, Manager at Morani's Restaurant, responded to this review, 21 April 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share such positive feedback from your visit to Morani's. We're glad that you enjoyed that outdoor feel of the restaurant, and I will pass on your kind comments about the service to our waitstaff.

We look forward to welcoming you again for food (and milkshakes!) sometime soon.

Many thanks,
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Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome food, great location”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We have visited Sweet Waters a few times and each time we always have food at Morani's.

The food is excellent, the milkshakes are out of this world.

We cannot rate this place enough, the food is always top notch.

We cant wait to visit it again.

Visited February 2013
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Thank 77_JW
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Alastair M, Manager at Morani's Restaurant, responded to this review, 21 April 2013
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review about Morani's. It's great to hear that we have consistently met your expectations each time you have visited - I hope that we can do the same the next time you visit!

Thanks again,
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