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Kenyan in Meru

Royal Prince

There are two storeys of bustling eating goodness at this cheap hotel. The downstairs restaurant specialises in all things fried, while upstairs houses the ‘choma zone’, and also doubles as a bar during the day and …
Kenyan in Meru

Legends Restaurant

Popular with locals, this restaurant is cheap as chips, but has really good traditional Kenyan cuisine. Start with the samosas, then have the beef stew with ugali and end with a Kenyan tea.
Supermarket in Meru

Nakumatt Supermarket

The best grocery store in town. Go here to stock up on essentials if you are camping or self-catering.
Museum in Meru

Meru National Museum

There’s a series of faded exhibits, desultory stuffed and mounted wildlife and a small but informative section concerning the clothing, weapons, and agricultural and initiation practices (including clitoridectomies)…