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Tamambo Karen Blixen

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (183 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
“oysters” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was delicious. We had a delicious soup an then off to the buffet. This is a great setting with beautiful gardens and great food. You should not miss this place while in Nairobi.More

Thank Carolyn S
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful garden setting and found the food delicious during your buffet lunch experience. We have passed your feedback to the team who are boosted by your compliments. Many thanks for taking the time to review and...More

Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of having a peaceful 4 hour lunch here! An amazing place and well worth a visit either for lunch or dinner! The outside atmosphere is peaceful and relaxing! The food is amazing. The price is reasonable, a great wine selection, locally sourced...More

Thank PappyManson
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

It is wonderful to hear that you had a peaceful and relaxing 4 hour lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the amazing food, the great wine selection and found the prices reasonable. We truly appreciate your comments which are a great boost to our dedicated team who...More

Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here twice on both of my Nairobi day tours. I had such a lovely lunch on my first day in Nairobi (Monday set lunch - I ordered the fish fillet in lemon butter sauce) that I requested the tour company (Natural World Kenya...More

Thank nimfaglo
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for visiting us twice on both of your Nairobi day tours. We appreciate your l trust in us and are very happy to hear that on both occasions we met with your expectations and you enjoyed the Set Menu on the first day...More

Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, the food is amazing...ambiance is out of this world....i would refer anyone here The waiters refer to you by name.....its neat and clean....More

Thank Annio10
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and ambiance and the service was awesome. We will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. Many thanks for taking the time to post a...More

Reviewed May 28, 2017

I ate at Tamambo twice on a recent stay in Nairobi. Once, a small group (3) of colleagues, and the second, a large party (15+). On both visits, the food and service was perfect.More

Thank MARTINKalfatovic
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you visited Tamambo twice during your recent stay in Nairobi and on both occasions you found that the food and service were perfect. Your feedback is a great boost to our dedicated team who are happy to hear that...More

Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

We made reservations in for a family dinner as we were quietly celebrating our daughter's birthday. We requested our 'usual' table at the far end but unfortunately, we were sat smack in the middle of the restaurant, a very uncomfortable table that looked like it...More

Thank necessitiesbare
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review and for giving us such candid feedback. We are very disappointed to learn that although you were celebrating your daughters birthday, your dining experience did not meet your expectations and the experience was most unsatisfactory. It is...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is one of my absolute favorite restaurants in Nairobi not only due to the high quality of their food but it's an unbeatable location for a lovely afternoon in the midst of a gorgeous garden environment with tall shady trees and flowers. The cozy...More

Thank ThorsHammer
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

We are delighted to hear that we are one of your favourite restaurants in Nairobi and truly appreciate you taking the time to review and give us a perfect rating. Our dedicated staff work so hard to ensure that we offer the best food in...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We were told the restaurant was fully reserved, and given a table in the veranda, 7 of us, it felt very dull outside, no decor at at all The duck and loin of lamb was good but one loin was overdone and they took it...More

Thank Ahmedali H
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review and for giving us such candid feedback. We are very disappointed to learn that your dining experience did not meet with your expectations. It is most unfortunate that you firstly did not enjoy sitting outside on the...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Great place to go relax and unwind. They have theme nights with live band and specials. The food, even just the bitings, are excellent. Always looking forward to my next visit there.More

Thank Martin M
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Many thanks for the great review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that Tamambo provides you with an ambiance in which you can relax and unwind and that the food and even the bitings are to your liking. We look forward...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Tamambo has great food in a beautiful setting, especially in the garden. The mangrove oysters were absolutely tasty, as were the palm heart salad and Tamarind soup. Also try the Tamarind fish or Piri piri prawns. Great desserts and coffee as well. Very nice wine...More

Thank Raiber
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

We would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post such a great review and for the perfect rating. We appreciate the positive feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food from the tasty mangrove oysters, palm heart...More

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bernard n
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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ari6691
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
You can go to our website and book online.
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Paul C
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Regaular average Spend is about Shs. 2,500/- Following are the Xmas and New Years Rates: Christmas Eve Dinner – A la carte menu. Advance bookings only. Supplement of Kshs 500.00. Christmas Day – Spectacular buffet lunch... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349
Description
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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