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Rolf's Place

Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 20 2022272
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, International, European
$$ - $$$
Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Visited Rolf's with a group of friends this afternoon. Waiter in hand was Judith who was quick to bring us the main course menu. We had to request for a drinks menu though. She looked overworked but kept her cool. Her colleagues (Gitau and Karanja)...More

Thank Eva N
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Decided to stop here for lunch before we went to Kitengela Glass Place, very attractive surroundings,after going across the wobbly rope bridge feeling like something out of an Indiana Jones movie we arrived at the restaurant,stunning views. Before we had even been offered menu's we...More

Thank JackieNairobi
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I was there with friends, and we ordered chicken wings for starter, but they did not brings wings instead just chicken cut in small pieces and loaded with lots of spices and tomato; and still it was bad. The fresh juice was great.

Thank SophiaM7
Reviewed 6 June 2015

If you happen to be in the area, Rolf's is a unique restaurant. The outdoor dining area overlooks a gorge that you can cross by a wooden suspension bridge and inside there are relics from the past. It seems though, that Rolf's isn't what it...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My experience there was great, I had fun especially crossing the bridge considering that am pretty afraid of heights, I have a video to share on this ;-). The food was great and the waiter was friendly but we were a bit later shocked by...More

Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Good surroundings, average food, good service. The place is a bit run down, seems it was in the past of high standard.

Thank Stavros C
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We not only enjoyed the terrific tasting food - but, the entire atmosphere was very pleasant....we even went across the man-made bridge!!!

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The road in is fairly dusty and daunting but part of the experience. The swing bridge and view of the restaurant is worth the trip. Food and service good but ambiance is the key word!!

2  Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Loved the dessert there. Wanted to visit to swim with the kids but the pool was green and the pump was broken. Not much else to do there and it is quite a bit out of the way. We made the most of it and...More

Thank foreigndestiny
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We dined at Rolf's place in December of 2014 on our trip. I was intrigued to discover this establishment and was eager to try it out. The trip is long and scenic but once you get there you are struck by the lovely views especially...More

1  Thank Cat W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, 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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