The Rolf’s place- Rongai, Nairobi

Kenya’s Best Secret

Ladies & gentlemen, food connoisseurs & restaurateurs alike, horse aficionados & swimming pool enthusiasts. At Rolf’s Place encourage you experience Kenya’s spledid beauty. You’ll quickly realize why it’s “Kenya’s best secret.”

Seeing is believing…

ABOUT ROLFS PLACE

Leopard cliff Mansion is situated on the South east border of Nairobi National Park only 25 minutes from the Nairobi centre. Built like a medieval fortress on the edge of a cliff overlooking the gorge. Access over the gorge is provided by an adventures suspension bridge which reminds one of an Indian Jones movie The park, which can be easily accessed is a few hundred meters away through the massai lodge gate. On a clear day one can appreciate a panoramic view of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya and the adjacent Ngong hills (the scenic setting of Karen Blixen Estate). The neighboring game parks afford one the unique opportunity to view wild animals across the gorge. The roaring of lions and leopards often pierce stillness of the night. We also arrange for Transfers to and from Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Helicopter trips to any destination in Kenya to the finest lodges or resorts on the coast. Please ask for the finest lodges and beach resort at the reception.

LEOPARD CLIFF MANSION

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Lounge
The lounge features regalia taken from catering for movies such as “Out Of Africa”, “Gorillas in the mist ” and “Africa Mon Amour”. After all owners Rolf Schmid covered for 43 major movie Productions over a span of 35 years.

Dining
Our food is of International standards and the ambiance in our various dining facilities is very accommodating and simply “Out of Africa”. Offered is the large terrace overlooking the gorge which seats up to 50 diners. A private dining room is also available which can hold 20 people and is also suitable as a conference hall.

Terrace
A terrace is extending outdoors from a floor of the Mansion and is an open paved area outdoor with dinning chairs and tables with a great view of the bridge and gorge.

Swimming Pool
The swimming pool is near the Mansion and is a nice place to cool off in the afternoon and one can also enjoy and appreciate a panoramic view of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya and the adjacent Ngong hills.

Bar
The bar is built in the lounge and has the capacity to serve. Available are a list of soft drinks, exotic

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Casablanca- Mombasa

The Club is the premier entertainment venue in Mombasa.Featuring two dance floors,it is the only fully fledged 2 in 1 night club at the Coast of Kenya.Built on two levels,the spacious establishment is located in the heart of Mombasa’s downtown and is accessible from anywhere within the disrict, 24 hours.

The Club boasts 4 main bars and a cocktail bar,a kitchen dishing out sumptuos meals,2 dance floors and 2 clubs.At the ground level is Casanova Bar and dance Lounge;which features exotic dances and shows.It is the only exotic dance club in Mombasa.The upper level features a disco playing the latest pop music and a TV lounge where patrons watch their favourite sports live on Giant screen tvs.The all around balcony is one of a kind.

Casablanca Club Mombasais popular with both locals and tourists.It is really great fun 24 hours

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The Rangers- Nairobi

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A high quality Restaurant in the heart of the African bush and only minutes from an International airport (bordering the National Park) and the major cosmopolitan city of Nairobi.
The clientele is drawn from a combination of tourists, visitors, businessmen and high income Kenya residents mainly from Nairobi.

The Restaurant is built along the design of an Africa House and has two levels: Ground floor and basement. The layout utilises the dining area and viewing deck as eating/dining space.

The ground floor is a split level housing the dining areas, bar, waiting bay, viewing deck, a fire place and the kitchen area.

The flood lit water hole offers evening diners with a romantic ambiance in which to view game as they dine.

Rangers Restaurant is divided into the following sitting arrangements: – checkout our Floor Plan

Twiga Terrace Enjoy your meal as you view game over the Kisima waterhole. On a good day the Twiga (Swahili for Giraffe), Baboons, Warthogs and many more animals can be seen here
Oryx Terrace Named after the famous Oryx that was adopted by a Lioness living in the Samburu National Reserve, was rescued by KWS and brought here.
The Salad Bar Choose the best of Rangers Restaurant’s salads from this bar every lunch hour
Kifaru Sports Bar Unwind at the Kifaru Sports Bar sampling our finest drinks both local and international brands going at a reduced rate over the weekends as you watch sports on GTV and DSTV channels

We are the only Restaurant that gives you a feeling of being in the park / bush while still in the city.

In summary: The only Restaurant with view of game as one enjoys the day breakfast, lunch or dinner.

The only Restaurant that gives you an opportunity to view wild animals as you dine and wine…!

Caters for: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner plus Outside Catering
Venue: New Rangers Restaurant Located at the KWS (Main Gate) on Langata Road
Time: open from 7.00am till late.
Dinner from 6.00pm till late. For corporate events and dinners we close as late as the end of the event
No. of Persons: Tentatively 250pax. (Maximum sitting capacity)
Cocktail set-up – 400pax
Outside Catering: 2 Seminar halls inside the Nature walk with capacity of 100 people

Hosting of corporate events inside the National Park. Cocktail in the nature walk.

BUSH BREAKFAST,

SUN DOWNER DINNERS.

Sunday Lunch

Hire Entire Restaurant: Contacts –reservations@rangersnairobi.com
Menu: African cuisine, English Cuisine, French Cuisine, Italian Cuisine and Mongolian (We can also customize your own unique menu)
Beverage: stocks wines, beers and spirits from all over the world, indulge your tasting buds with our special cocktails.
Security: located inside the KWS Premises which is well secured by armed KWS Wardens
Parking: parking Capacity is 300 Cars
Entrance Reception: Zebra Rangers Restaurant Front office team will always receive your guests and direct them to their respective seats.
Special Set Up: We can always arrange for a special set up as per clients’ request.
Decor: African and very homely (Maasai Mara ambience 15 minutes drive from the city centre)
Ambience Twiga Terrace – offering a perfect view of wild animals grazing and drinking water at Kisima water hole just ten metres away as you enjoy your day breakfast, lunch, or sunset dinner.
Tour Guides: also on offer guided tours in the Nairobi Safari Walk which give you an opportunity to view Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards, Buffaloes and other game. This can be done for a small fee before or after a meal between 9am and 5.30pm.

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Florida 2000- Nairobi ‘where the party never stops’

The Florida 2000 Discotheque also well known as “F2” on Moi Ave ,next to Kenya Cinema plaza, is Nairobi’s most popular disco. It’s very comfortable inside with sofas and many separate bars. The clientele is vastly varied with locals mixing with tourists and ex-pats from all over the world. There are also lots of beautiful ladies and sweet guys out for fun. No matter what you are looking for Florida 2000 is a fun place to spend the night. Entry is KSh 250 for guys, 150 for women.

There’s a nightly cabaret show by some of the sexiest dancers you can find, and there’s also a go-go show that’s on twice a night monday to friday. The club opens at 9pm and generally closes at around 6am. There’s food available from nyamachoma(barbecue) to continental and chinese cuisine from the all night Choma Cave restaurant also.

The music is great with some of the best DJ’s in nairobi on the turntables every night, and the absolute best sound quality in Nairobi. Mondays being the best of african and carribean music including zouk, rhumba, salsa and zilizopendwa(kenyan oldies) as well as local hits. Tuesdays are Total Requests Live Night with the DJ’s playing anything and everything you request. Wednesdays are Soul nights and there’s a ‘Meltdown Hour’ after midnight where they play the best techno, trance and dance music. F2 weekends begin on Thursday and there’s a party mix of music from locals, rock, pop, hip-hop, r&b, lingala and lots more going on everynight from thursday to saturday.

For all the Reggae lovers, Sunday is reggae night with the superb Doh’ty Family Intertainment on the turntables to supply the very best in dancehall, roots & calypso. Secure parking is available both in front and behind the club and there is a well trained security detail in the club. The staff of the club are well trained and very friendly.

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Club Lambanda- Mombasa

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Set at the northern tip of Mtwapa town Club Lambada is easily Kenya’s ultimate party experience. Where its award winning DJs and spectacular design conspire to take you to places and heights never before imagined.

Since opening its doors in December 2007, club Lambada has played host to some of the biggest local and international artists, and held the coastal strip’s finest parties.

Ideal for working or leisure lunches, during the day Club Lambada offers a peaceful serene atmosphere with meals served at the poolside accompanied by our made to order fresh juice cocktails from the ‘in pool’ health bar….

As the light fades, there is a quiet calm and a stirring from within as the lights come on, and the buzz of the dedicated team as they prepare to take you on a nighttime experience you wont forget.

Sundays Family day:
We also cater to the little ones… Bring your family and friends and share our Sunday afternoon brunch with us… we have fun activities for the young ones a live band for Mum and Dad. Swimming, face painting dance competitions, comedy.
Sport lovers can enjoy their favourite sports at the upstairs sports bar, or at the pool bar…

We serve up a sumptuous buffet lunch while our chef will be delighted to prepare your order from the menu.

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The Moorings- Mombasa

The Moorings-Kenya’s Only Floating Restaurant

The Moorings seafood restaurant

The Moorings seafood restaurant is one of the oldest, well known restaurants and your first choice for fish, lobster, crab and prawns. Situated on the North coast of Mombasa, the Moorings is floating on the Mtwapa creek with a great waterfront setting and a spectacular view. We offer, apart from fresh local seafood, a landlubber menu with steak, chicken and pasta. Enjoy expertly prepared seafood dishes in an ambience of tranquility and charm on our Dhow or on the floating restaurant.
Next to the restaurant you will find a boutique with the design variations of kikoy fashion.
Woven in cotton and rectangular in shape, a kikoy is the east African version of a sarong and we have created colorful clothes using kikoys as the main material.

Only 10 to 15 minutes away from the Hotels along the North coast

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The carnivore- Nairobi

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The Carnivore is considered ‘Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience’. Every type of meat imaginable including a selection of exotic meat is roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup,a selection of desserts and Kenyan coffee. Set in attractive tropical gardens, the service and the décor are outstanding The Carnivore is also home of the Simba Saloon, a delicious a la carte restaurant by day and Nairobi’s most popular nightclub. The informal indoor/outdoor atmosphere, exceptional snacks and the pulsating rhythms of Africa combine to ensure an exciting ambiance.

THE CARNIVORE NAIROBI – 1980 Situated 4 kilometres from the city centre, The Carnivore opened its doors in September 1980 to instant success. The food, service and atmosphere are strikingly different from anything ever seen in Kenya. The Carnivore is a meat specialty restaurant and it is justifiably referred to as ‘Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience’.

Twice voted amongst the world’s 50 best restaurants by an expert panel in ‘Restaurant ‘ magazine Carnivore is described as ‘amazing’ The Carnivore since its inception has played host to over 2 million customers from across the globe including numerous celebrities. In fact the Carnivore visitors book read like a global who is who! Whole joints of meat – legs of lamb and pork, haunches of exotic meat, rumps of beef, sirloins, racks of lamb, spare ribs, sausages, chicken wings, skewered kidneys, even crocodile, and other tasty morsels – are roasted on traditional Maasai swords over a huge, spectacular charcoal pit that dominates the entrance of the restaurant. Constantly basted and turned until cooked to perfection, the meat is succulent and well flavoured.

The Carnivore doesn’t conform to the familiar restaurant traditions of passing out menus and waiting for people to order. Diners simply take their seats on the Zebra striped chairs and the movable feast begins. First comes the soup of the day then a sizzling cast-iron plate is placed in front of each guest along with a plate of home baked brown bread and butter.

An army of carvers wearing zebra striped aprons and straw hats then move from table to table carrying the Masai swords laden with different prime meats deliberately carving unlimited amounts onto the sizzling, cast iron plates in front of each guest. Accompanying the meat feast is a wide selection of salads and vegetable side dishes, and also a variety of exotic sauces made from the Carnivore’s own recipes and stacked on to a double storey-revolving tray in the center of the table. The feeding frenzy doesn’t stop until defeat is declared by the over-fed guests who signal that enough is enough by lowering of a white paper flag perched atop the central tray. This is followed by dessert and coffee.

The full meal including a soup course is at a set price. A vegetarian menu is also offered. First time visitors to The Carnivore are enthralled by the spectacle of the roasting pit, the service and the distinctive flavours of food. The atmosphere of The Carnivore combines the rustic feel of a rural environment with the feeling of a medieval banqueting hall. This was accomplished by the use of streams and tropical gardens throughout the restaurant, and by using rough-hewn beams and local woods.

Another famous feature to set the tone of the Carnivore experience is the house cocktail The ‘Dawa’ ( which means medicine or magic potion in Swahili). This is based on a famous Brazilian drink, and was introduced to Kenyans at The Carnivore. It has now become one of the most widely consumed cocktails in Kenya and it is brought to you on a portable tray by the medicine man fittingly named Dr. Dawa.

Adjoining the main restaurant is the ‘Simba Saloon’ – a vibrant informal restaurant that incorporates a children’s playground (very popular at weekends) and a lively nightclub. The Simba Saloon provides an alternative to those who do not want to indulge in a large meal serving pizzas (from a traditional, domed, brick oven), an extremely popular salad bar at lunchtime, steaks, hamburgers, scampi, trout, chicken, and other light snacks. The nightclub operates from Wednesday to Sunday and has themed nights to cater for fans of contemporary African music, rock, soul, jazz and the latest hits.

The Simba Saloon is well known for hosting some of Africa’s best musicians and also many international ones such as Maxi Priest, Yellowman, Sadao Watanabe, Manu Dibango, Salif Keta, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Ismael Lo, Habib Koite, Hugh Masakela just to mention a few. The Carnivore has struck the rare balance of catering to a cosmopolitan blend of local residents whilst becoming a must-see stop off for tourists. The Carnivore has a seating capacity of 420 in the main restaurant and caters to a cosmopolitan blend of local residents. It is also one of the most popular tourist restaurants and regularly caters for large parties of tourists and delegates.

The Simba Saloon has a seating capacity of 450 and can hold up-to 2000 persons for concerts. The Carnivore and the Simba Saloon can be combined to create the most spectacular ‘gala events like the Carnivore African Experience or Carnival parties for more than 1000 persons where the mood is one of complete fiesta complemented with bands, traditional entertainment, fire eaters, stilt walkers, food streets, or whatever the theme preference may be.

THE CARNIVORE DUKA is now a famous name and to reflect the fame of Africas ultimate eating experience a whole range of merchandise with which you can remember us by from T Shirts, sweat shirts, Carnivore coasters, and stylish kiondos, are just some of the original branded Carnivore merchandise.

So if you would like to purchase a souvenir from Carnivore simply contact us on the enquiry form and we will respond to the request. AFRICAN HERITAGE is an exquisite gallery and retail shop located at the entrance to the Carnivore that sells artifacts inspired by the stunning design styles of Africa Also available are sumptuous textiles, sculptures and arts of Africa on display as well as a clothing boutique and craft shop. Some of the features of the shopping area is the jewelry tunnel called The African Bead, and the WARTHOG GALLERY selling innovative wrought iron sculptures by local artist Kioko Mwitki.

THE CARNIVORE GARDENS – 1999 This outdoor concert venue adjacent to the Simba Saloon is able to hold up to 20,000 people for a concert and 10,000 for special events. Established with fanfare and glitter for the Mega Millennium New Years Eve Bash, the concert gardens has hosted several well known entertainers such as Chaka Demus, Pliers, ragamuffin star ‘Shaggy’, dance hall star Sean Paul, South Africa’s Kwaito queen, Brenda Fassi, and African music superstars Youssou N’dour, and Angelique Kidjo. The Carnivore and Simba Saloon employ over 330 staff members, including a large maintenance contingent.

Contact: CARNIVORE NAIROBI Langata Road, Near Wilson Airport, PO Box 56685, City Square 00200, Nairobi, Tel: 020 6005933-7 6002764 Mobile: 0733611608 / 0722204647 Fax: 020 6002990/3 e-mail: reservations@carnivore.co.ke

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