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“Lovely place!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo Karen Blixen
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Ranked #3 of 341 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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.
Quito, Ecuador
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17 restaurant reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Lovely place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This place is very nice, full of trees, flowers and pure nature. Food is also good, however, the ambiance is the most remarkable part of the experience!

Visited June 2013
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Wellington, Florida
2 reviews
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“Excellent setting and great food....love this place...don't miss it!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Food and ambiance were excellent. Service was good and nice selection of items on menu with good wines. Beautiful property. Will be back next time for sure.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“"A beautiful setting"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Enjoyed a beautiful evening meal at the coffee garden restaurant where the food was excellent, staff attentive (even lighting a small fire near our table to keep us warm as evening set) and the setting a green softly lit oasis. Not a cheap meal but worth the splurge.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Tamambo Karen Blixen revisited by Superb Africa Safaris”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Housed on site of the original farmhouse, this cosy restaurant has been redecorated and extended with an outdoor terrace perfect for alfresco dining.
The menu offers fusion of Tamarind and Tamambo dishes with an array of choices available for lunch and dinner.

Specialty menus for functions and dedicated spaces such as the Grand Marquee Sutton style tent and Grogan House offer exclusivity and privacy for private dinners and functions.
Karen Blixen secures a peaceful location amidst the largest and oldest formal gardens in Kenya.

Visited September 2012
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Kenya
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“Bar Great, Restaurant Okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Love the Mini-Burgers... happy hour bitings are a bit sad.... but happy hour drink prices are very nice! Restaurant is okay...

Visited June 2013
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