Central Highlands & Laikipia restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Naro Moru

Trout Tree Restaurant

Inhabiting a marvellous fig tree overlooking the Burguret River, alongside colobus monkeys and tree hyraxes, this is one of the most original places to eat in Kenya's Central Highlands. It doesn't do much else, but …
Top Choice International in Nanyuki

Le Rustique

This one-time Nairobi favourite has upped sticks and headed north to Nanyuki. The fare, overseen to every last detail by owner Maike Potgieter, is superb, with pizzas, crêpes and an excellent wine list. But the atmo…
Indian in Nanyuki

Kongoni Camp

One of the top restaurants in Nanyuki with a large variety of international dishes – hamburgers, steak, pizza – though its speciality is Indian food. With a proper tandoor oven, this place can cure any naan bread an…
International in Nanyuki

Tusks Restaurant

If you are looking to splurge then this place at the Mt Kenya Safari Club is the place to do so. Sink back into a sofa in the drawing room or saunter over to the pool and take in the vista. The buffet lunch is varie…
Buffet in Nyahururu

Thomson’s Falls Lodge

The lodge's restaurant offers a set buffet for each of the day’s three meals, and while they’re pricey for this area, you’ll walk away well stuffed and satisfied. You can also bring your own picnic and sit outside o…
International in Nanyuki

Cape Chestnut

This coffee garden is a terrific place to come to eat, a little removed from the Nanyuki scrum. The menu is always changing so check the board when you arrive. The atmosphere is relaxed and popular with local expats…
International in Nyeri

Green Hills Hotel

The full buffet here (when numbers permit) is an impressive piece of work, with some tasty mixed-grill options done up in a satisfyingly fancy fashion. Steaks are tender and come sizzling on a platter with a good mi…
Buffet in Nyahururu

Panari Resort

The most upscale restaurant in Nyahururu; you can order off the menu though everything is also offered at the buffet. While there is no mistaking that the cold and impersonal restaurant is inside a hotel, the food i…
International in Nanyuki

Barney's Bar & Restaurant

If you are a plane enthusiast, then this is the place for you. Located inside the Nanyuki Airport, next to the runway, you can enjoy a pizza from the wood-fired oven or a plate of ribs while you wait for your flight…
Kenyan in Nyahururu

Club Comfort

To eat with the locals, head here and unleash your inner carnivore as you chow down a 1kg plate of nyama choma. The food isn't the quickest, so bring a book or brush up on your Swahili with the local crowd.