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Tamambo Karen Blixen

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Ranked #3 of 320 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Congleton
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Four of us ate here before going on to the K B museum. It was lunchtime and half of the outdoor tables were full. The staff were attentive and very efficient and the food came in good time. A little bit pricey for Nairobi but the setting is beautiful and relaxing, and the food portions were very good and tasty... More

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Surroundings are good. However the meal are quite ordinary. Nothing special. Cottages has a small swimming pool. The service is not so bad but you can only go when you have enough time for waiting.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Delightful home of Kenya's most famous woman .You can stand and imagine the thousands of tribal visitors who came to her for help.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Tamambo Karen Blixen has a beautiful and serene ambience. It is the sort of place you will enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the pleasing surroundings. I believe Tamambo has the best service, it is unparalled! If you don't believe that such a place exists... try it!! You will not be dissapointed!

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I visit Tamambo Karen Blixen often as i love the beautiful green setting and the food. you can sit in the garden and enjoy the afternoon sun with a book and some lovely food/beverage, or enjoy the same with a group of friends/family at anytime of the day! The service is excellent!

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is one of the few establishments that one is guaranteed of an excellent meal coupled with good service. Have done several corporate events and the reviews we got including my own observations have been nothing short of excellent. Keep it

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Mombasa, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

There is nothing better than having a great meal and returning to the same place a few more times and getting the exact same experience!! Tamambo Karen Blixen is one of the few places in Nairobi that can consistently exceed your expectations. My all time favourite is their humongous Tamambo Burger "fully loaded". Last week I drove across town for... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have been to several restaurants and this is one of my favorite. The atmosphere is great and the food is amazing. You can sit inside or outside where there is a beautiful garden that is calm and relaxing and lets you forget the busy craziness of Nairobi. will definitely be going there again and again.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

We went there with the family for a lunch after giraffe center and elephant orphanage. Although it was very busy, we where seated without a reservation. We ordered burgers and some kids meals. It took some time before the food arrived, but not too long. All in all very friendly service and good food.

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Bad Mergentheim, Germany
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

If someone comes back from Nairobi without eating here or sitting in the garden that means you missed something. To my opinion it is an oase. The food is very good and the ambiance is just perfect.

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