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Rolf's Place

Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 20 2022272
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, International, European
$$ - $$$
Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This place clearly used to be very interesting, but sadly is no more. The place is technically open, but the staff is extremely rude and they have little to no offerings on their menu. Additionally, they no longer carry any alcohol. Seems like it used...More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Having been to Rolf's over the years, I always looked forward to the special treat of lunch at the gorge. Menu items used to be well prepared, with a well stocked bar. The reality in 2018 is vastly different. Majority of the menu items are...More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Stopped for lunch while touring in the area. Beautiful setting although the roads are rough. Food and service was okay.

Thank TheTraveller393
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I used to live in Nairobi in 2014-15, and coming to Rolf's Place was a special treat we reserved for impressing our visitors, with excellent food and a magical location awaiting you. It was therefore with great sadness that I realised after my most recent...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

After a long time we came back here. No tbones No chicken No feta cheese samosas No electricity No ice Warm beer Warm water And what was the sauce on the mushrooms.

Thank Fareed K
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Though the road to Rolf's is ragged, we thought the charm of the place and its staff made up for it! The hanging bridge makes for an unforgettable entrance, and we watched a family of baboons play on it while waiting for our meal. Though...More

Thank thompsonb88
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited for one last drink for the road on boxing day. The place was rather rundown and nobody showed any interest to serve us so we just left without ordering anything

Thank Ngigi I
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Not sure where to start: - terrible service from woman who took 20min to bring us water and glasses - took 2hrs to get soup and pasta - asked for vegetarian pasta and was served beef - mozzarella starter served as frozen cheese Beautiful location...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

First of all, the road to the place is horrid, if you have a low car don’t even tread there. The meal portions were so little for the price and the food was served cold. Generally, the service sucked even the view couldn’t save it

Thank Paul M
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We have heard about this magic place from so many people and grabbed the opportunity when invited for lunch by friends who have been there many times before. Sadly this establishment has been neglected to the point where it is being run totally into the...More

1  Thank Koosb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2022272
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