Nakuru is among the fastest growing towns in the country.

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The growth of the town has seen a mushrooming of food joints where locals enjoy mouthwatering dishes.

Among the popular foods in the county is 'nyama choma' which many like enjoying in the company of ugali.

When you land in the town for a weekend away, here are places to visit for sweet goat ribs;


The best-roasted goat ribs are served here. Kikopey, also known as nyama choma, is along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

It is about 37 kilometres from Nakuru town and just five kilometres from Gilgil town. Well roasted meat served with ugali is always ready for travellers who stop by for a bite.

The business has seen the growth of the area as other traders set up guest houses, bars, money-transfer shops among others. It has become popular with truck drivers.

Kwa Jimmy

If you want to stop over within Nakuru CBD and have a good meal, then Kwa Jimmy is the place.

The place is tucked few metres from the Nakuru-Eldoret highway and a stone throw away from WestSide Mall. It has become a very popular joint for the middle-class workers who visit it for lunch.

It is also a choice joint for Nakuru Members of County Assemblies and political brokers in the region. 


Hygienic butchery is another perfect place for meat lovers. Meat is served with indigenous vegetables like 'managu' and 'terere'.

It is also known for its 'ugali wimbi' which is popular with the Kalenjin community.

Hygienic butchery is located along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.