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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 728 787607
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336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 728 787607
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good, the grounds are beautiful, the staff are great, the toilets are clean, what more can one ask for?

Thank Catheryn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe has ok selection of food, nice cakes and tea/coffee. it offers relatively fast service comapred to other places nearby..

Thank TrineH
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a fan of Karen Blixen the museum is worth a visit. Not costly to visit and the guides are friendly and knowledgeable.More

Thank Jennifer M
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Reviewer, Unfortunately you have the wrong place. We are not the museum but a luxury boutique hotel and poolside restaurant. We hope you have the time to visit on your next trip as we have a lot of history in both our Swedo House...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One afternoon, outside under umbrella, with a friend who managed big accounts in Bank, we had late lunch with good and simple meals.

Thank tweety24MasaiMara
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I believe you have the wrong business. We are the hotel and pool restaurant at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and not the Tamarind restaurant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here two different times and we liked it. You sit outside if you want. The food was good but not great. We liked the atmosphere and the staff was nice.More

Thank rivermom1
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. I am the owner of the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages. I lease the property to the Tamarind Group so unfortunately have no control for the time being. We do have our pool side restaurant next to our luxury rooms that is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outdoor seating was lovely. The service started with a hot towel. They had a varied menu. Food was good but not exceptional

Thank hanna529
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful way to dine outside while in the bustling city of Nairobi. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Eating in the beautiful garden was just a bonus. Highly recommend it.

Thank BriggsFancy
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Took project friends for their first visit to have a dinner. Food was excellent , as expected. It to cap of an amazing experience the waitress overheard us talking about Nyama choma,Tursker and fine foods and offered us a tour of the premises when we...More

Thank SafedriveAfrica
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We went to Karen Blixen's to learn more about this fine Authoress whose life was so dramatic. All in our group had read the book and seen the movie, so we were primed to hear more details of her life experiences. The introduction to the...More

Thank Grant G
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed the Museum. Please note that this is NOT the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages which is a luxury boutique hotel near the museum designed after the colonial times. We hope you can return to stay and enjoy...More

Reviewed September 1, 2017

A good stop to grab a bite to eat or coffee with fellow travelers or friends. Relaxing atmosphere, reasonable prices. A nice escape from the city.

Thank sepowell1
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Response from Bonnie D | Property representative |
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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