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“A Lovely Sunday Lunch” 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 327 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.
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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“A Lovely Sunday Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We are visiting our son-in-laws family in Nairobi and were taken to Karen Blixen for Sunday lunch.
The setting is delightful, based around an old colonial manor, the gardens where the tables are placed for you to eat are very well maintained.
The staff are well trained, friendly and very attentive.
The menu is quite extensive and the food we had was delicious.
Not fine dining but a lovely way to spend Sunday.

  • Visited November 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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Diani Beach, Kenya
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We were very impressed with every aspect of this Restaurant. The service was faultless .The succulent buffet was excellent quality, range of flavors and styles with never an empty container to be seen - always well stocked as if no one had sampled the salads, hot dishes etc.The selection in the Ala carte menu is well thought process. Service staff and Management attended to us with a great sense of humour. All staff were at pains to ask if all was well and could not do enough for us. For us it was a discovery and would highly recommend to any family out there who would be looking for excellent meal in an excellent natural set-up.Fresh and very refreshing cool air.

  • Visited September 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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The bread served and especially the bread sticks were very freshly done and tasty quickly building up a great appetite for my meal. I ate the "Chapa Kazi Platter" which had a variety of meat like pork, chicken,and beef all very well seasoned tender and delicious. The portion was generous and of course FABULOUS, I highly recommend any meat eater who loves their
meat to give it a try. The service was also good

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“5 star experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The food was good especially the burger and service was great. Amazing atmosphere and an ideal place for the family.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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“Beautiful Setting and Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We were not prepared for the non-commercial atmosphere at this beautiful restaurant which was originally Karen Blixen's plantation office. There is a great bar, but we sat at a table in the lovely garden. After 3 weeks on safari we were craving a cheeseburger, and were not disappointed! Their menu also includes salads and fish. Credit cards are welcome

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