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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Been here with family and for a business meeting in the past couple of weeks and it feels perfect for both. Quiet gardens , Good Food , excellent service. Varied menu – everyone will find something that they will like. Child friendly menu and plenty of room. Wine list is OK and reasonably priced. Happy to recommend to anyone. It... More 

Thank GastroNinja
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I had a graduation barbecue and drinks where Tamambo provided their excellent catering services. This was well organized with tents and music equipment set up a day in advanced. The food and drinks were made and served to great standards. These varied from grilled meats to vegetarian options, and a bar which provided delicious welcome cocktails and other assorted drinks... More 

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Kaltenkirchen, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Go for a good Meal with life music....this is the place to go. Met friend or make friends. Inside or outside...only as a couple. Doesn't matter ...it is a great Place with good food, great staff....

Thank Tatjana0409
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is one of our favourite spots for Sunday brunch/lunch. The buffet is excellent - particularly the Indian dishes - and there's plenty of space for the kids to run around so the adults can enjoy their meal! Check out the museum afterwards or take a look at the great art work on display in the garden. A sure bet... More 

Thank Isatou B
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have been there Twice this year ! Once it was a family gathering to celebrate my Niece's Husband's Birthday……….It was special. My Husband and I took one of our Japanese Visitors for Lunch , two days ago It was magic: The Food and Services was to die for.

Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The food was amazing and for what you get, I don't think that you would say that it is too badly priced. A perfect place to take a date, but still the perfect place to take a family. It's definately a place that I would recommend to anyone in Nairobi (especially in the Karen region). A place that I have... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Clean service and affordable. It is a cool place to take your family out and yet at the same time enjoy.

Thank Charles S
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

the food is good. few vegetarian selection service is good staff are friendly. good seating outside. display of paintings for sale.

Thank crazycousin
New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was great, food was very good, and the setting is beautiful. Not to be missed, especially if you visit the Karen Blixen Museum.

Thank 326Richard
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The hotel is in a beautiful location,surrounded by trees and its decor is impeccable. It has a focus on fine dining to the point of use of mobile phones is discouraged and quite enough to encourage conversation.The waiters are well knowledgeable of their meals and know what to recommend.They encourage advanced booking (+254719346349, +254719865481, +254733603065) but if lucky enough as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
African, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?