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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
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Totally stunning blended whiskey and steak meal. 5 delightful courses with 5 different whiskies. Charming service, thanks solmoun. The steak was the best I have ever eaten.

Thank HighExpectationsGuy
Nairobi, Kenya
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend any lover of steak to this restaurant. Based at Fairmont the norfolk hotel, the location is perfect for a very peaceful evening dinner with great ambience and memorable service. Great with a glass of wine.

Thank kaburunjeru
San Antonio, Texas
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This atmosphere is calm and the food and service are quite good. Do not miss this restaurant while in Nairobi.

Thank boyohboy10
Ramat Gan, Israel
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great ambience and good presentation but the taste can definitely be improved. Not a good option if you are looking for vegetarian options.

Thank Rashipremal
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The food was very tasty but it took FOREVER to come. And when it did arrive it wasn't very hot. I ordered a medium steak and it was still mooing - didn't want to send it back for fear it would take another 45 minutes to get it back - won't be back again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
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190 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

My lovely wife and I had a Sunday evening dinner at Tatu. It has a sophisticated stylish look to it and a great atmosphere, even though fairly quiet that evening. We both had the designer hamburger which was superbly prepared and presented with a steak knife to hold it all together - and very tasty. We chose a great Italian... More 

Thank Les P
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Food was nice though i definitely wouldnt call it the best in Nairobi.. Food prices are very reasonable, however, the drinks!! The most expensive ones i have seen in Kenya so far.... (Obviously, this is how the money comes as food prices are ok). Had a horrible Mahatten coctail that even didnt manage to finish (i like strong, but that... More 

Thank Rugile S
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is well presented, clean neat and tidy. I dined in the main section facing the grill preparation station. I ordered the Rib-eye steak, rare. It was done to perfection. The staff were attentive and I'll surely fine there regularly during my stay in Nairobi.

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Tromso, Norway
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

2 Weeks of holiday in Kenya and Tanzania including the most expensive giraffe manor but the Food and service we had at Tatu restaurant was the best in Kenya ! Service was overperfect by Kennedy Kalali and his team , I am a chef My self allways looking for negative side but here they Made me blind ,The Greek executiv... More 

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boston MA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our first dinner at Tatu that we came back again! There are several culinary surprises - which were delightful. Especially the creative loaf of bread. Very good and warm staff as well.

2 Thank uncommontraveler
Joel M, Manager at Tatu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear uncommontraveler, Thank you for taking your time to review us. It was great having you back and also happy to know you had a great experience. We are looking forward to your return. Yours truly, Joel Mwangi. 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
Seafood, Contemporary, European
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: 254202265000
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?