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Tamambo Karen Blixen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice outdoor seating, a buffet with plenty of options and friendly people. I think they also have an A La Cart menu but we didn't check it out. It's a great place to stop after visiting the Elephant and Giraffe sanctuaries. The cocktails are made...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nomansisanisland
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thanks for checking us out and taking the time to share your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you were pleased with your visit and enjoyed the outdoor seating, the buffet and cocktails. We always aim to ensure the food, drinks and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, service, and grounds. Worth the visit. Staff helpful. We were there for dinner and if you can stay after dark the place is an experience worthwhile.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marlo11
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Marlo,So glad to hear you enjoyed your meal at Tamambo and thanks for checking us out and taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to hear that the staff were helpful, and the food service and grounds were good. Your enthusiastic...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we walked in carnival we were highly welcomed and we were served very well plus the entertainment that made us happy.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 92rylee
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rylee,Thank you for the great 5 star review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and you were served well and the entertainment was to your liking. any thanks for the feedback which has been passed to all concerned. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The range of food was great and the staff helpful and accommodating to cater to special food requirementsMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank V A
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are delighted you chose to celebrate a milestone birthday with us and found the range of food good and the staff helpful and accommodating. We always aim to give the best of food and service and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. The journey or sequence of service should have been perfect if the staff did not forget about me. I had to call the attention of one of waiters. Which was a surprise as the greeter seated me but no one came...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Razelging
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing! We always appreciate honest feedback, and whilst we are happy to hear that the food was good, we certainly apologise for the lapse in customer service. Many thanks for taking the time to review. KInd regards Geraldine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a place ill advise travelers who visit Nairobi to go to.just few minutes from the Nairobi cbd,thopse who love nature walk and museum antiques will find it amazing

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank junglelane
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your great five star review. We are happy that you had a good meal and appreciate you advising other travellers to visit us. Hopefully we can welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards Geraldine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wide range of international cuisine. Staff ready to assist in food selection . Recommend the place for international expirience.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kennedy M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kennedy, Many thanks for your great 5 star review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meat and found the staff helpful and the menu extensive. We appreciate the feedback and hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards Geraldine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to have lunch which was part of our Safari package. We arrived 10:30am so we sat down and had some drink while we were waiting to get our menu for our lunch. The food we had was quite nice but not spectacular, especially...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank takakor
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review. It was disappointing to read of your unsatisfactory experience and we were troubled to hear that the lemon chicken didnt have any lemon flavour and though the staff were friendly, the service was slow. The restaurant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch again for a few years.. and quite appalled by the state of the furniture and overall run down look and feel of the place : seat covers with stains, holes and tears, cracked table tops, washed out place mats, gutters in need...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank linekes_12
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time review. We are sorry to hear that your meal was not the best and you were appalled by the overall run down look and feel of the place. It is certainly discouraging to hear that we fell short...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

I came with two friends here. I took the highland meat and this did not disappoint me at all. The food was excellent. Only suggestion is not delay the serve of the aperitives. But I learnt and accept already the expression that "Europeans have a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GUyS431
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Dear Guy, So glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner with your two friends and many thanks for checking us out and taking the time to share your feedback which has been passed to our team. We are delighted that you found the food excellent...More

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NatParkTrvlr
December 29, 2018|
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Response from sunseeker2016 | Reviewed this property |
Well, we ate the salads here and had no issues.
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vikas0503
October 4, 2018|
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Response from davidgerdmoore | Reviewed this property |
Google Maps tells me that it's about 20 KM and takes 35 to an hour depending on the route. David
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bernardn252
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
The average spend together with drinks (wine) would be approximately Shs 4000/- or 40US$
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