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Tamambo Karen Blixen

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Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ambiance with a bit of historic home just next. The service was great with complementary desert from the nice waiter. The waiters were great and add to the great experience. I would recommend it to anyone wanting a romantic dinner or just a great time with friends.

Thank Anne N
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed by Tamambo for evening drinks and to enjoy live music Service was slow, waiter seemed disoriented. Could be better

Thank emmaoti
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 12 , it was very mediocre . The food , the service and decor all a bit dated , the burgers however were great and came first , half an hour before the rest of the food .

Thank Tamsin C
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's such a warm place with old world charm yet a good mix of international cuisines. It has a historic house attached to it, which adds magic to this place. they have weekend buffets, and they throw in games and bounces for kids with it....just a good mix for the families/friends to enjoy. Food is kind of inconsistent, although mostly... More 

Thank Sonal_Gupta
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had brunch with family and we were not disappointed. Lovely service plus the food did not disappoint. The gardens are lovely and relaxing.

Thank vera w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the place, the service is stellar, food pocket friendly and well prepared. I will most certainly be returning.

Thank Angie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here multiple times and each time, the staff and the food have been nothing short of stellar.

Thank kkiboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to just enjoy good food,great service and a relaxed atmosphere.Seated in the gardens,one can easily forget the hustle and bustle of Nairobi

Thank Mahnaz M
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can´t go wrong with Karen Blixen! Scenic beauty, great food, lovely live band, amazing and friendly service. This is home away from home!

Thank mbula2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant lots of times. The regular menu is lovely with ample choice and reasonably priced. The fish dishes which I choose are fabulous and the steaks, pasta and salads are great also! We have dined with the al la Carte menu which is also amazing, but with extra attention to detail, for example you will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Mediterranean, European, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349
Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful peaceful garden setting on Karen Road, on the site of the original Blixen farmhouse property.

The Restaurant is open for breakfast from 06.00Am through to 10.00Pm. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner. There is the indoor restaurant with adjacent outdoor terrace and garden, for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' wedding functions, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions

For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a shisha lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle with delicious cocktails and bar snacks and satellite TV.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?