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“Always a favourite!” 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 #4 of 360 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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.
Nairobi, Kenya
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Always a favourite!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Love the place - big, open gardens, friendly staff, good food. Live music in the evenings! There is the Karen Blitzen museum on site and well worth a look and a great shop selling souvenirs at a sensible price. We spend a lot of time here chilling out! The food is good - try the arrow-root nachos and the chicken Caesar salad!

Visited November 2013
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GCD51, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this review, November 28, 2013
Thank you for your great Trip Advisor Review. We are so glad you enjoy eating at Tamambo and appreciate your remarks which we shall share with all the service staff to encourage them.
We look forward to welcoming you back.
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, great ambiance and impecable service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Dining in tamambo is always such a delightful experience. The restaurant is in such a lovely setting. The food in true tamarind style is fantastic. The staff are extremely pleasant and attentive.

  • Visited November 2013
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GCD51, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this review, November 18, 2013
Many thanks for taking the time to review Tamambo Karen Blixen on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoy visiting the restaurant. We shall share your compliments with the Tamambo team who will be inspired to continue serving up delicious food and offering excellent service.
We look forward to welcoming you back again.
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Food in Outdoor Garden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Food and beer were first class. Lunch was in a beautiful garden under a sun umbrella. A perfect lunch after visiting the Karen Blixen house.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice place for lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We were there for a nice lunch. The food was good and eating outside in the garden was nice with the good weather!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Great ambiance and lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Excellent food and lunch while we were visiting the elephant orphanage and several curio shops. A resident artist was showing and selling his creations. A wonderful time.

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