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“A lovely, relaxing setting” 4 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 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Historic Sites
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Perth Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“A lovely, relaxing setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We went to the coffee garden after visiting the Karen Blixen Museum just down the road and it was a very pleasant place to enjoy an evening drink and snack while sitting on the verandah looking out over the lovely lawn and garden.
The waiters were also extremely attentive and eager to please so it was a most enjoyable and relaxing experience.

Visited September 2014
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The Villages, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Out of Africa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a most interesting visit to see the home of the author of Out of Africa and to learn a little about her life.

Visited September 2014
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
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“Wonderful food, worth visiting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Before visiting Karen Blixen museum on a private tour, our driver brought us to this place for lunch. We sat on a table under a large flowering tree to have a wonderful buffet meal ( since it was a Sunday) and a bottle of Tusker beer. Very beautiful and relaxing place, and prices were reasonable for the good quality of food and service. Definitely a must visit when in Nairobi. There was an artist/painter on site selling his reasonably- priced work.

Visited October 2014
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Charming locale; lovely lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Our guide took us to Karen Blixen for lunch. Delicious food set up on an outside table where my hyaband and I could view the beautiful grounds. Loved the artwork displayed (and for sale) A touch of the past mixed with the present. Romantic setting and a memorable first-day introduction to Kenya.

Visited September 2014
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Fort Smith, Canada
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“Quaint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great place for lunch. There is a painter there selling his wares. Paintings of African life and scenery. Great prices too.

Visited September 2014
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