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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I very much enjoyed the two nights I spent at the Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens. My cottage was exceptionally spacious and very comfortable, while dinner by the pool was a real highlight. I thoroughly recommend this as a great place to base yourself if you...More

Thank Sheerpride
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great spot for a coffee or lunch (and probably evening drinks and dinner). Lovely gardens and good service

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made this stop for an early dinner after spending the day in Karen. Wonderful evening we at red snapper with coconut curry sauce, grilled salmon, chicken masala every dish was excellent. Good wine as well. As the sun set they brought out kerosene lanterns...More

Thank Johnny L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buffé is Fantastic. Had activites for kids. (Weekend) and very service minded staff. Nice with arts in the garden. Walking distance to kare blixten museum.

Thank Duckseal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing service from the staff, great food quality and the tranquil grounds are a good space for brunch or lunch

Thank Elsie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to eat lunch or dinner. We enjoyed the quiet garden for lunch, great menu and good service. An artist was painting in the garden. Higly recommend this place

Thank Bittesegen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you have not read her somewhat fictional memorial or seen the movie you will enjoy this space... Visiting her home was special. She lived on her own terms. And then some...

Thank Deirdre R
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are referring to the Museum and not the boutique hotel which houses the Historic Swedo House and Grogan McMillan Manor houses. We now have a new restaurant by the hotel pool.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice ambiance in an open, beautiful garden. The food left something to be desired. The caesar salad was very basic and overpriced. It was about $9 for lettuce and a few shavings of parmesan cheese. The burger was somewhat redeeming. Fries/ chips were very soggy....More

Thank BVincent30
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are not certain if your complaint is the Coffee Garden Hotel Restaurant or the Tamambo Restaurant which is not managed by the Hotel. We have a new Chef and menu update at the Coffee Garden Hotel pool restaurant and...More

Reviewed May 15, 2017

A stunning setting, with seating to get out of the sun if you want to. Relaxed environment and great food

Thank RAStephens
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We had lunch in the lovely grounds of this site. Usually there is a buffet but we were a bit early. Everything was pleasant. The staff were very attentive.

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Dear Client. I assume you were at the Tamambo restaurant which is not the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Hotel which is this travel site. We would welcome you to our Pool Restaurant next time you visit.

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No R
Hi, sorry about my review, I didn't check properly. I am trying to delete it as the review is not for you, but I can't seem to.
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Bonnie D | Property representative |
thank you for your consideration. Y ou can contact trip advisor to delete.
Is the Blixen Coffee Garden located in the Home of Karen Blixin or somewhere else in Karen?
April 26, 2016|
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Response from rtrjane | Reviewed this property |
SWEDO house, built in 1912, was the original farm office and is the current site of the Karen Blixen Coffee gardens. Bogani house, occupied by Karen Blixen from 1917 to 1931 is about half a mile down the road, towards the... More