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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

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Address: 336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254-20-88 21 38
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Lovely setting

As part of our full day tour around Nairobi, we visited here for a lovely sustaining lunch. A 3 course meal was provided in a beautiful garden setting. It was a bit cool and some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ruth H
Stawell, Australia
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Stawell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As part of our full day tour around Nairobi, we visited here for a lovely sustaining lunch. A 3 course meal was provided in a beautiful garden setting. It was a bit cool and some people were provided with a small charcoal burner to keep warm.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights here which were quite nice. The room was spacious, had a fireplace and comfortable beds. Clean and pretty grounds with a nice pool although wasn't warm enough weather for us to enjoy. We enjoyed breakfast in the eating area by the pool where a very sweet lady attended our needs. Eggs cooked right there however you... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one place that makes the goose bumps so worthy it. The spirit is the story behind the museum still lingers ans one cannot have enough of the history the place carry with it. its worth visiting and reliving the life of Karen Blixen once again.

Thank Krissi916
San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice tour here and enjoyed it very much. The grounds and house tell an amazing story and our guide was excellent!

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Iselin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour on the first day of arrival so it was very nice. The weather was nice and cool. we stayed for two hrs to see the entire planation

Thank Nimisha P
Baradine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant /bar is set in lovely surroundings and on a nice sunny day it is lovely to sit in the garden, The meal was really nice & well cooked, there is a large bar area with wide TV screen. Good parking and toilets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suggested by our driver after visiting elephant orphanage and Kazuri beads. We were muddy and dirty from the orphanage so truly appreciated the warm scented wash cloths.also appreciated the charcoal stoves brought to our table side to warm us. Very decadent compared to what we are accustomed to (either in the States or here in Kenya.)Food was very good. Cost... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited yesterday for a relaxing late lunch. Gorgeous garden setting, tables well spaced out giving plenty of privacy. Varied menus with something for everyone. We we're served by Christine, she was warm and friendly. A really good find!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

A nice garden location for lunch, especially when combined with a visit to the elephant orphanage. A good choice of light, snack or full lunch options, as well as yummy cakes etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I visited Karen Blixen Coffee Garden twice while in Nairobi for work in 2015. The food here was good but not great. For me, this was the case with most restaurants in Nairobi. However, there is more here than just food. The setting is beautiful. You can dine indoors or outdoors. I dined out doors on both visits. The grounds... More 

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