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“As heartwarming as the sound of African rain falling on a tin roof” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tin Roof Cafe

Tin Roof Cafe
Dagoretti Road | Opposite the Old Rusty Nail. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502 Karen, Kenya
+254 706 348215
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Ranked #3 of 360 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bistro, Continental, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Reservations
Description: Quiet, quirky day-time cafe perfect for light, healthy lunches with great salads and fresh, exotic smoothies and juices.
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“As heartwarming as the sound of African rain falling on a tin roof”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Go for a quick bite the service is excellent
Go for a long lunch the food is outstanding
Spend the whole day you couldn't be in a more friendly and relaxed environment.

Visited January 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Eating Healthy NEVER tasted so good!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

With a fresh, unique salad bar daily, delicious juices, healthy sandwiches and the best atmosphere in town you really cannot go wrong with a lunch stop at the Tin Roof Cafe...Where have you been all my life! The yummiest place in town!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 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
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Notting Hill with a Nairobi twist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I'd heard lots about this place but living on the other side of town never went… Until recently. If you go for lunch and spend a couple of hours in the lovely garden it's 100% worth the traffic, even if it's reeeeally bad. Heartily recommend… It's Notting Hill with a Nairobi twist.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 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, Kenya
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Atmosphere, Great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The recently opened Tin Roof Cafe is a great addition to the Karen scene. The menu offers simple, cafe style favourites: breakfast (where else in Nairobi can you get a boiled egg with soldiers?), crepes, sandwiches, a really good ottolenghi salad and a ranges of mains as well as an ever-changing selection of cakes. The thing that makes the Tin Roof Cafe different is that everything is well done AND very reasonably priced. (Not often you get that combo in Nairobi. And a lot of the time you don't get either.) It's got free wifi, it's located within the same compound as the Souk just off Karen roundabout and it offers an ever expanding range of drinks including beer and wine. It's still establishing itself (the staff are very chatty and bubbling with ideas for the place) so you should establish yourself as a regular quickly before it becomes mobbed!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nakuru, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Best Breaky in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Properly delicious breaky, amazing staff, gorgeous cafe .... and they even had toys for the kids! Couldn't fault it.

  • Visited November 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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