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Fairview Coffee Estate

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kiambu Road | opposite Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 774 472756
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a huge fan of coffee, especially Kenya's Arabica coffee, i found myself feel at home at Fairview Coffee Estate on a tour around this farm which is only located a few Kilometers from the City Center. Its just a great and enlightening feeling being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SamWaweru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This coffee estate offers a glimpse into how much work is behind a great cup of coffee! Our guide Irene was very knowledgeable! This estate offers a nursery and education to its permanent workers which is amazing! Our guide basically grew up and was educated...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mikefL1976ZB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a really interesting tour of their farm, processing line and wrapped up with a coffee tasting. The tour guides are very engaging and I learned a lot. How many people drink coffee every day but have no idea how it grows or is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank hippo152
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

The coffee tour takes about 2 hours. You walk through the plantation and learn a lot about how to cultivate coffee. After the tour you can taste and try differen coffees. Depending on time of the year not all processes can always be watched, nevertheless...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank StefanS119
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We booked a tour over phone one day before going and when we arrived there they told us that the tour was cancelled. At least they could call us back and give us notice, so we wasted 2 hours drive in traffic for nothing and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nejc H
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Was looking forward to the tour and had planned to go in advance. The website says there are 2 tours per day- 10-12 and 2-4. We called the day before to book the 2-4 tour, but when we turned up (after an hour drive to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Reel A
Reviewed September 22, 2018

I took the opportunity of a visit from a fellow coffee lover to visit this coffee plantation that I had heard of from a friend. If you live in Runda, the plantation is only 20 minutes away, with traffic worsening as you arrive in Kiambu...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Talampakan
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited the Fairview Coffee Estate for a two hour visit. It was wonderful! Millie was our guide, and Irene greeted us from the office. They were welcoming and gracious, and Millie proceeded to walk us through the entire coffee production process -- from grounding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank David O
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I’m struggling to come up with a concise title for this review, because the ladies at Fairview pack so much into a two-hour tour. First off, don’t be put off if you’re not a coffee drinker. It’s an educational tour, and if you have any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Cate U
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The access road is a narrow dirt track and the buildings at the destination are not fancy but you are assured a friendly reception. The plantation is a bit of a time capsule as the sheds, drying benches and coffee bean processing machinery are very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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