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Carnellys restaurant

South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 722 260749
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“crawfish” (10 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, African, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I climb Mount Longonot a lot and every time I go there, I have to make the long trip to stop at Carnellys Restaurant for lunch. This has always been my treat for climbing the Mountain despite the fact that it's so far away. This...More

Thank frantz05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and can say that food is just as good. Can recommend the fish curry. Friendly staff and as it was not the weekend did not have to reserve a table

Thank Kelvin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed meal twice there, once a lunch and once a dinner. Big choice, friendly waiters and at least very, very delicious food. Amazing, you must go there.

Thank izret
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a couple and loved it. It's much more than just a restaurant with the camping site, banda's, monkeys,giraffe, lake front and hippos. We had the coriander and feta samosas that were good and freshly made. The meat kebabs were sumptuous as was the...More

Thank naishare
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited friends who were camping (great location) and had lunch in the restaurant. It is very good. Easy to find and park. Loads of outside space with fire pits and seating. Inside is very cool with plenty of African design and practical charm. The...More

Thank THFA1984
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We stayed overnight here for bed and breakfast. We had a meal the evening we arrived. Our friends described it as African in that it was beside the lake where rhinos lived. It is not star rated. The accommodation was everything we needed, somewhere to...More

Thank Pauline989
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after hiking at Hell’s Gate and were very pleasantly surprised. We ate pizza accompanied by rucola salad and decent red wine from ZA. There have been some slight adjustments to the ingredients as compared to a traditional southern Italian pizza...but the end...More

Thank YEGYEG
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The top ratings on Trip Advisor are fully deserved. The bar and restaurant is a great place to chill, with sofas and cushions for you to lounge on. The staff are really friendly and welcoming. We had the samosas (loved the feta and coriander ones)...More

Thank StuGray
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The best part about this restaurant was not the food or service, but it's location. It's right next to the lake, we enjoyed the views and spotted lot of common kingfisher birds. The food served here was very average, a bit pricey, and service was...More

Thank Vasundhara S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First, the location of this restaurant can be quite deceiving. Once you get in, the ambience is so chill. Service is excellent! The food is ah-mazing,we were literally in a food coma after our lunch. The boat ride was also ah-mazing and very affordable.

Thank Wangui K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South lake road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Naivasha
  • Phone Number: +254 722 260749
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