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“Relaxing and good food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo Karen Blixen
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
0719346349
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Ranked #3 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Relaxing and good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Visited whilst heading to the Nairobi Giraffe Centre. I must say I was pleasantly surprised at the excellent quality of the food, the relaxing and beautiful gardens and the attentive staff. Sincerely recommended. I'll certainly go back next time I'm over there.

  • Visited August 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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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Nairobi
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Charming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

What a wonderful surprise to find. After living in Gabon for 3 years, it is a wonderful change (experience) to come to someplace so beautiful and friendly!!! Very welcoming and relaxing for a restaurant! I can't wait to bring our family and friends here when they visit Kenya!!! It will be one of our favourites for sure!!!

  • Visited August 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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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

After a good relaxing moments at oloolua forest followed by a 20 kilometer horse ride through Nairobi surburbs,my guest-group of international students on internships were happy been here.Nice continental food,fast services and affordable prices. One of a kind,it is situated in a ambient environment.imagine birds singing as you have your meal?

Visited May 2013
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23 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Out of Africa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Very nice restaurant with nice and tasty food, service is very friendly and customer oriented. So a good place to go to have lunch or dinner in relaxing atmosphere.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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“A Relief for the Travel Weary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After spending 10 days traveling around Kenya (safari, coastal visit, etc.) and the long ride from the JKIA airport (lots of construction on the road systems), Tamambo was such a nice delight and surprise. Outdoor seating w/ personal coal heaters made the environment very comfortable. The food was fantastic as was the service. If you prefer a sports bar atmosphere instead of the outdoor dining - they have that too with a few different TVs around showing local sports.

Visited August 2013
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