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“Great sea food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tamarind Restaurant

Tamarind Restaurant
Haile Selassie Ave / National Bank Bldg, Nairobi, Kenya (Upper Hill Estate)
251811
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Ranked #10 of 302 restaurants in Nairobi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Upper Hill Estate
Nairobi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great sea food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

The tilapia is fantastic. Its one of those places that when you want to treat yourself you go with a friends and have a good laugh over fantastic food.

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labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Many thanks for taking the time to review Tamarind Nairobi. We so appreciate your kind words and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support .

We shall share your review with our team, who will be encouraged and motivated to continue working hard and paying attention to every detail.

Once again, thank you for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Sales and Marketing Manager
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Seafood what?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

A very dissapointing experience. There is a complete disconnect between price of, lets say, the seafood platter and the quantity, quality and variety of seafood served. Historically, the restaurant drives a strong brand reputation and could regain its lost glory by changing its menu with changing times. At those prices one expects 'seafood delight'...nothing less will do.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent disappointing meal at Tamarind Nairobi. We appreciate the feedback as it does help us improve, but we would like to apologise for the unacceptable quality of your experience.

Many thanks again. Sales and Marketing Manager
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Riga, Latvia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best food in Nairobi!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

If you are looking for really high end restaurant, this is your only choice in Nairobi. It's located in central bank building, so it's completly safe. The food is amazing. Don't miss a chance to taste lobster - that's amazing. The wine selection is nice. Staff is friendly and will tell you a lot about history of restaurant.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Thank you for your great review on Tamarind Nairobi. We are happy you enjoyed your meal and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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Brewer, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Excellent service, Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Went to this wonderful restaurant as recommended by Nairobi Excursions before our departing flight late in the evening. Everything we had was exceptional. The fish was all prepared perfectly, the flavors were delicious and the personalized and customized dessert was to die for! I fully recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting fresh delicious seafood!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Worth it for the Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The best Seafood in Nairobi, hand down. Go for the crab claws, oysters mambrui, lobster thermidor, ginger crab, peri-peri prawns or Swahili fish - actually...it's all good! Good spot for a quiet, romantic dinner but take your own crowd for more fun!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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