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Tatu Restaurant

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Seafood, Contemporary, European
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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my title suggests, the interior decorators have done a great job with the ambience which is welcoming and contemporary The service is definitely 4 star, but not yet 5! The serving from the Chef would have equalled a michelin star Chef had it not been for the main course steak which was served on the lukewarm side which became... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thursday is whiskey menu, where you get a whiskey coupled with each of your plates ( appetizer, soup, main, etc.. ) it was amazing!! both whiskeys and food were great! services is always amazing. was even surprised of how full i was after the meal given that it's a fine dining restaurant! if you're in town this place is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tatu is the place to go to if you want some quiet quality time. The staff is ever ready to receive you and give you a warm welcome. We love and enjoy the complimentary warm bread that's served with starters. The food never disappoints. The prices are well ... expected of a 5-star establishment.

Thank ZahraNairobi
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78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant for a relaxing dinner of the highest quality and creativity. Fresh produce, quality meats and nice presentation. A nice wine selection by the glass, as I was traveling alone. The service was terrific - no rushing and regular attention. Some dishes have a nice Asian component. There is also a chef's table for groups. Fresh and tasty.

Thank SaveyFLTraveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We enjoyed a very romantic dinner at Tatu. We had the whiskey pairing menu and it was great. It was composed of 5 plates, each associated with a different whiskey. The combination of the plates an whiskey was outstanding and I am not even such a fan of whiskey. But this was the best quality one I have had for... More 

Thank Claudia L
Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great restaurant with a wonderful food menu (pricy), with an excellent guest service which helps you have a good time. I would surely recommend a visit if you are in town enjoy this service which is one of the best I’ve experienced in the world.

1 Thank Nkrumah1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was picked for me by my Friend Njeri Chege who also works there. She said it was the best in town! I dropped all other plans and picked this one for dinner with my Husband to celebrate our marriage! We drive in and nicely welcomed, valet parking. Very nice! To the restaurant, a lady confirms our names and... More 

1 Thank Mumbi K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were well welcomed on arrival and promptly shown our table which was to the side. Given plenty of time to peruse the menu which had a good selection on it. Wine list looked quite good too. The food was good and plenty of it. The service was excellent. And at the end of the meal gave me a nice... More 

1 Thank Di S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

I used to dine here when Chef Karan was the head chef of the Fairmont properties. I went back after 3 years and it's lost all its charm. The service was so so slow, the food quality was poor, and the general atmosphere was so dull. When the bill arrived they double charged us for one dish. And it's totally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We are here on the first night of our honeymoon after booking to stay in the Fairmont Norfolk hotel. We were recommended the hotel from a friend who had been and were not disappointed. The food was beautiful, both of us having steaks for main. I enjoyed the Tomato, avocado and Mozzarella salad to start with my husband having Scallops.... 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
Seafood, Contemporary, European
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, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?