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Tatu Restaurant

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Harry Thuku Road | Harry Thuku Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 20 2265000
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic steak and great great wine menu. Especially the diemersfontein pinotage. Awesome customer service and ambiance

1 Thank arega88
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tatu restaurant at Norfolk Fairmont is a beautiful restaurant where I enjoy my Rib Eye Steak accompanied with Franschhoek Cellar Merlot. the experience is out of the world

Thank Norbert K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Fairmont and tried to dine at Tatu the night we arrived but there was a 45 min wait. I recommend booking in advance if it's prime time! We decided to eat at the terrace restaurant instead and went to Tatu tonight. Two hours later and both of us were not disappointed! When we walked in, it... More 

Thank mariamsa
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tatu restaurant at The Norfolk has by far been one of the best culinary experiences in Kenya so far. The ambience, service and quality of meals is by far the best that I have had in any of the 5 star hotels. The chef - Aris, took a personal interest on whether we liked the food or not. The time... More 

1 Thank GSkenya
Nairobi, Kenya
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

The first time we came here was a couple years ago and we had a nice experience, so we took some friends for dinner. Everything on the menu costs three times as much as other restaurants, ridiculous. My husband's steak was way under-cooked, he had to send it back. My order came without a main ingredient, which they didn't tell... More 

Thank Kathy A
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a top class restaurant. Great food, great timing, great atmosphere, great service. The tomato soup is a must, perfectly condimentes and balance. I tried the tuna steak and it was amazing. Book in advance if you are joining with 3/4 people.

Thank josefigueira
Pretoria, South Africa
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We had lunch at the Tatu Restaurant. It is modern with an Africa team woven into it giving it a luxurious feeling without being over the top..Food was great.

Thank Abraham B
Luanda, Angola
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

The pros : nice and comfortable seating, fairly quiet restaurant, good service even it could be a bit faster. The cons : meat selection, taste and cooking requires serious improvement

Thank Olivier B
Kingston, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

I ate here early in the evening, and had the place to myself. I enjoyed everything about this restaurant. The ambiance is hip and comfortable. The service is impeccable. The food is delicious. There's a good wine list and there also appeared to be a good cocktail menu as well, although I stuck to the wine. Before my meal arrived,... More 

Thank Stephen T
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Our reservation had not made it into the book, but the restaurant was empty and we were seated. Then, three or four servers asked to take our drink order which never arrived until we asked a fourth server. The meal was good, but not memorable.

Thank dvandjay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harry Thuku Road | Harry Thuku Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2265000
Tatu, the signature restaurant, has won several awards for its exquisite cuisine and personalized attentive service. Located on the ground floor of the hotel with access from main hotel entrance, Tatu restaurant is the new trendsetter for modern contemporary Americano-Kenyan cuisine in Nairobi. The restaurant defines the conceptualization of Fresh top quality food, warm prompt service and active lively ambience, bringing guest an elevated dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?