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Tamambo Karen Blixen

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Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful...
Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful peaceful garden setting on Karen Road, on the site of the original Blixen farmhouse property. The Restaurant is open for breakfast from 06.00Am through to 10.00Pm. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner. There is the indoor restaurant with adjacent outdoor terrace and garden, for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' wedding functions, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a shisha lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle with delicious cocktails and bar snacks and satellite TV.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I'm a great fan of Tamambo Karen Blixten!!!

After probably going more than 10 times ti Tamambo Karen Blixten, I can certainly say that it is my favourite place. I enjoy it for Sunday lunch with family, for romantic dinner with my wife or for going dancing on Friday evening to the live music of Calabash. The food is good, I recommend the duck... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Yvonnick56
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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

After probably going more than 10 times ti Tamambo Karen Blixten, I can certainly say that it is my favourite place. I enjoy it for Sunday lunch with family, for romantic dinner with my wife or for going dancing on Friday evening to the live music of Calabash. The food is good, I recommend the duck and the oysters. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I am glad my husband surprised me with a birthday dinner here. I love sea food and this place has fresh fish and an awesome menu. The food is well done. Very delicious and good proportions. The ambiance is fantastic and the decor is inviting. The staff are very friendly, well poised and polite. Service with a smile. I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I frequent Tamambo and i must say the service is always top notch. The ambiance is beautiful and the food tastes great. I love that the dessert always has a quote. Very inspiring place to dine. Keep up.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were referred to this hotel by a tour company who booked it for us as a post-safari lunch. It was wonderful food in a garden like setting. I wish I had known we could have ordered off the fixed price menu as we would have gladly done so and paid more to have a wider choice of food ,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My friend and I met up for dinner on a Friday night and I was pleasantly surprised to find a live band playing really good music. The food was awesome,and later,we moved out to smoke some shisha. Very mature crowd and great service. Will definitely be back.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to relax outdoor during weekends .Perfect place for KIDS no of fun activities for them and and plenty of good food to eat as well. The spread of food is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

When you in this place for dinner. .It feels like you in heaven. .I enjoyed myself there. .The dinner was great. .

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Ljusne, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stopped spontaneously for lunch while driving around Karen. Got a table in the lovely garden and enjoyed a marvelous lunch. Nice staff that really took care of us. Will return....

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We dined here as part of a tour and found it totally delicious and interesting. Being our first exposure to Kenyan/African food it was a good experience. Our dining choices for lunch were limited to our group selection (prearranged) but delicious none the less. After eating we could wander the premises and peer into the rooms and walk the grounds... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Our entire group went to dinner there. Everyone was fine, but I got sick like a dog that evening and threw up everything I ate. I can't tell exactly what made me sick. But I otherwise enjoyed the evening, the atmosphere, and the food (until of course I became sick).

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Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 719 346349
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful peaceful garden setting on Karen Road, on the site of the original Blixen farmhouse property. The Restaurant is open for breakfast from 06.00Am through to 10.00Pm. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner. There is the indoor restaurant with adjacent outdoor terrace and garden, for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' wedding functions, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a shisha lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle with delicious cocktails and bar snacks and satellite TV.

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