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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

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Address: 336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Lunch in the garden on a sunny day

Sitting in the garden, surrounded by the art on show, sipping cocktails and eating snacks and of course a gorgeous desert. What a way to spend a sunny lunchtime in Nairobi!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sitting in the garden, surrounded by the art on show, sipping cocktails and eating snacks and of course a gorgeous desert. What a way to spend a sunny lunchtime in Nairobi!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a quick bite and had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend this- and we will be back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to stroll around before having lunch under one of the large umbrellas in the garden. I enjoyed watching an artist painting an elephant with a brilliant blue skyline. It is a lovely venue to relax and enjoy some time over a meal or cup of superb coffee.

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Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice review. I am pointing out that you were eating at the Tamambo which is our tenant and the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages is the boutique hotel on the property. We hope you will return and stay in the garden rooms with us! More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very special place with a lot of references to Karen Blixen and the times she spent in Kenya. Marvelous trees in the garden and excellent food.Must visit for an afternoon or a dinner.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Karen Blixen Coffee Garden several times during our time in Nairobi ...We loved sitting and relaxing in the garden, enjoying the calm far away from the bustling traffic ... The menu was varied and offered a great selection ... Everything we sampled was wonderful ... The service is efficient and the waiters in their beautiful shirts are... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when in Nairobi , you have to visit this area "Karen district" loads to do and top it off by lunching at this venue, very cool vibe , quiet and clean, good service, manicured gardens in a very historic venue

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Kenya several times - from 2009 twice a year , and this is the Place we won't miss. Take a brake and have luch here!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoined our lunch in the very rustique garden. And quality of the food was exceptional. The service was very friendly and professional.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

We booked a room for September, 2017 at Blixen in November, 2016 and paid in full in advance. In February, 2017, our trip plans changed and we asked Blixen for a refund. There is no mention of their cancellation policy on their web site nor on our receipt. Their sister property's website shows a 100% refund policy up to 30... More 

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Thame, Oxfordshire
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Lovely meal from set menu under the shade of the trees in a tranquil garden. Very tasty and good service

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