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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

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Address: 336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-88 21 38
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ONE OF MOST MEMORABLE DINING EXPERIENCES EVER!

I have been privileged to dine at the Tamarind Restaurant at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden in Karen, Kenya near Nairobi twice now. I have placed this restaurant in my "top five" of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I have been privileged to dine at the Tamarind Restaurant at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden in Karen, Kenya near Nairobi twice now. I have placed this restaurant in my "top five" of anywhere I've been. The lush, tropical surroundings of the coffee garden are so peaceful and beautiful. The outstanding artist E Mathenge painting African scenes while you eat on... More 

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Mysen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

*Set-up* Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages is a combined indoor/outdoor restaurant in the posh Karen district of Nairobi. Our family of five ate lunch here following our visit to other attractions in the area - as were most of the other guests. Attached to this text you will find pictures of the menu (as of early Juli 2015), food... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just average in terms of the food. The setting and garden is beautiful. Nice for Sunday brunch or lunch. If you are out in the area then a good place to stop.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

nice to visit you get a tour guide that takes you round it was interesting but feel like they give a bit too much info, id rather have walked round myself and asked them questions if i had any

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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. If you are a fan of' "Óut of Africa" you should definitely put this one on your to do list when in Nairobi.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Karen Blixen led such an interesting life. And I love seeing where and how she lived. Out of Africa is one of my favorite books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food was great, landscape was beautiful, staff was wonderful. Restrooms were clean. Artist on site selling his work. Relaxing, sat outside with a party of 6.

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Lake Charles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Beautiful cottage and cookhouse with a lot of history. Be sure to see the movie, Out Of Africa to truly appreciate the history

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a great way to get acquainted with the 'out of Africa' legend. The coffee garden is really good value.

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Kingwood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The food was delicious and the setting was peaceful, like stepping back in time. This was a wonderful place for lunch after the baby elephant orphanage on our way to Kazuri beads

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Address: 336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-88 21 38
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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