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“Excellent Kenya send-off!” 5 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
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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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“Excellent Kenya send-off!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

We went to Tamambo as a group of 30 to celebrate an intense 2 week education and medical trip. The staff was very attentive to our needs, and they made sure we had finished dessert in a timely manner so we could catch our midnight flight. The atmosphere was open and inviting with a modern African theme. The restaurant is on the grounds of Karen Blixen's plantation, which is a worthwhile excursion. Finally, the food was fantastic. Most of our party stuck with the Themes of Africa menu, and no one was disappointed. I stuck with the fish, which was perfectly prepared. Most menu items were about $20. Overall, it was well worth our time and money.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lagos, Nigeria
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“Nice but way overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My friend and I had drinks in a lovely garden setting. However, these items were so outrageously overpriced that we only stayed for the serene ambience.

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Quito, Ecuador
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“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
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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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