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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

Address: 336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-88 21 38
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Ranked #22 of 93 things to do in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
37 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

guided tour just for you or your group, not much more information than you would have learned watching the movie; nicely designed house; the nearby restaurant is excellent

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Mombasa, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

A little pricey with limited variety on food and drinks. However, well worth a visit. Service and customer care was commendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had lunch here after returning from a safari. The food and beverages were very good and its a beautiful setting. We found a lot of nice gifts very reasonably priced in the gift shop also. Beautiful flowers and statues at the entrance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We visited this place twice. The first time for lunch and the last time for dinner. Both of them were excellent and we will definately be back, when we are around again.

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Cairo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have 3 young children and they loved the friendly service, space and food at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden - and so did we!

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Beautiful home and setting. Interesting history - staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Worth a visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

For any "Out of Africa" fan Karen Blixen's farm is a must see. You are taken back to colonial Kenya when you step onto the property and into the pages of the movie and the book. The grit of Nairobi washes away, likely much like it did then, when you see the manicured lawns, and walk thru the house which... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We arrived her after visiting the Karen Blixen House which we thoroughly enjoyed. We had the buffet lunch that was on offer and it was one of the best. A must if you are in Nairobi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It was my second visit and this time the gardens were all green and beautiful unlike the first time I visited the place

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

What a perfect location for a welcome dinner for out of town guests prior to the wedding. Wonderful food, great ambience, fantastic service.

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