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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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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

1 Thank beegum
Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 

2 Thank Kugan V
boston MA
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed at The Fairmont, and dined at Tatu both evenings. It is an outstanding dining experience. Chef Everlyn is accommodating and delighted to serve you if you wish to go off the menu. The Steaks were great, bone in rib eye was excellent!! She has very nice sides to be shared, I loved the garlic parmesan steak fries. The... More 

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

Dear Chris D, It was a pleasure hosting you on both evenings. Thank you for the positive review which goes a long way to better ourselves. We are glad to know that we catered for your off-menu request adequately. We will definitely mention this to the staff and particularly Chef Everlyn. We look forward to hosting you next time you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

One of the best culinary experience I've had. Sit at the Chef's Table for an over the top birthday experience. Everything was simply exquisite. From the waiter (Elijah) to the chef (Evelyn), from the appetizers to the desert and the wined, what else is there to say...just pure perfection.

2 Thank Annobon1
Joel M, Manager at Tatu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Annobon1, Thank you for dining in Tatu. It was such an honour. Also thank you for the positive review and for specially mentioning Elijah and Evelyn. It is our pride to provide great experiences and we are glad you did enjoy the Chef's table experience. Looking forward to your next visit. 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
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, 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: 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?