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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, 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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent people, food, atmosphere

We did our wedding here. The place is exquisite, exotic. Service is excellent. The food is well made and the ambiance romantic. You will love the place. GM

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We did our wedding here. The place is exquisite, exotic. Service is excellent. The food is well made and the ambiance romantic. You will love the place. GM

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A quite place with both indoor and outdoor seating in a relaxed garden environment. Menu choice is good with a selection offering all choices (grills are most popular on the menu). Service is friendly and good but not overpowering. Setting offers both an environment for visitors to enjoy the cuisine as well as als being a good choice to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I particularly loved the ambience of this restaurant, very relaxing and serene environment. The food is also very nice and tasty. Also a wide variety to choose from. Nice place to dine with family.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I suppose it depends on what you expect - the setting surely is nice. But, I went there for a Sunday lunch with family and friends and was disappointed with service and food. Yes, Sunday is busy and they have buffet but not all of us wanted buffet. When asking for the menu, it took several attempts until we got... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Apart for the ambience which is in a secluded large house in the suburbs of Karen... the menu is just a simple reflection of the Carnivore alacarte menu. BORING AND FLAVOURLESS !!! reinvent yourselves Tamarind group... there is alot more to offer in the world then the 32 dishes for the last 15 years...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Tamambo at Karen Blixen is one of my favourite restaurants in Nairobi. The food is always very good, service efficient and friendly, the prices reasonable, and above all an excellent place to have lunch with the family. Highly recommended!!

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Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful garden to have lunch. We were a group of 10 and we had a long table set under some of the beautiful trees giving us shade while we ate. We had a small menu to choose from and think we all had a lovely fish soup. Usually not a soup fan, this was one... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

One of the nicest meals I have had in a white. Excellent choice of menu - something for everyone, which make choosing all the more difficult. But there's always a 'next time' to keep you coming back. Good cocktails to compliment your visit. Had an early dinner in the garden just before the sun went down and already looking forward... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The food was really good and the staff were absolutely amazing. The ambiance is very welcoming and relaxing. We had the buffet, which was really, really good and there was plenty to choose from. Definitely something for everyone. It's a little pricey, but well worth the cost.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food was great, the service was excellent and the ambiance makes you want to go back every other time. My friends and I enjoyed the evening bittings and some drinks!!

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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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