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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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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 

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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 

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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 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.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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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
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, 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?