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“A Bit Bland” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Karen Blixen coffee garden and Cottages

Karen Blixen coffee garden and Cottages
336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254-20-88 21 38
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Ranked #6 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: Historic Sites
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“A Bit Bland”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

No real shakes and they were busy with renovations. An interesting look into those hedonistic days.....

Visited July 2013
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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.

Visited July 2013
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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.

Visited June 2013
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“Quiet Peaceful Place for Coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Went here with a friend who had moved to Nairobi. Though I have worked in Kenya (western part) for over 10 years, I had never found this place. It is just lovely and sitting under the trees having coffee and talking with my friend was a delightful way to spend an afternoon. She drove us there, but I suspect you could get your driver to bring you. And if you need a driver contact me, mine is fantastic.

Visited November 2012
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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“Absolutely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

An oasis in the madness that can be Nairobi. Excellent service, excellent menu, and excellent room. The setting is its greatest asset - quiet, beautiful gardens that feel miles away from the city. Must reveal my partiality - stayed here on the first day of my first experience in East Africa, so it will always hold a special place for me, particularly because the staff members were so welcoming

Visited April 2013
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