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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 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here as part of a tour to kill time between flights. My daughter is a big fan of "Out of Africa" so was fascinated to see one of Karen Blixen's houses. The inside is now a sports bar - all big screen...More

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Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are so sorry for this but you have written a report for the WRONG RESTAURANT which is the commercial Tamambo Restaurant in the front of the property. ! Our hotel restaurant is a small private garden restaurant which would have given you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a lovely outdoor meal in fantastic grounds When we visited there was a wedding going on which added to the atmosphere. There was also an artist there with a good selection of paintings Food was very good with a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was very good and the wine also good. As it was a Monday night there were few people at the restaurant and we had the place almost to ourselves. Our waiter was very attentive and brought us some jikos as it was...More

Thank Shaheentherani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service wonderful serene location. We had lunch here while traveling though Nairobi. Highly recommended.

Thank estesman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is calming and beautiful. The service level is excellent. The food is super delicious and fresh. It was nice to take a walk around the garden as well. Must go.

Thank Myview2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe provides a relaxed setting for lunch away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi life. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food is excellent. Was busy so make sure you have booked.

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After finishing a safari we flew back to Nairobi and went to dinner at Tamambo in the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. We ate in the more casual part of the restaurant. The setting was very pleasant, casual tables and chairs in a lovely garden setting....More

Thank schisto
Reviewed July 14, 2017

We called in for lunch between visiting the Elephant orphanage and the Karen Blixen Museum. Food and service was excellent.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed July 9, 2017

A great spot for lunch. Beautiful garden and cottage to see after having an amazing buffet lunch. Excellent variety of food. Very nice setting under tents to protect you from the sun.

Thank Barb N
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Pretty grounds and garden patio surround the old Karen Blixon manor. Wonderful service and nice people, but filled with many rude white tourists. Food is good, nothing special with western dishes. The African food is good, try the Ndogo ndogo chicken or shrimp piri piri....More

Thank Noah W
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No R
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.
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