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Tatu Restaurant

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Harry Thuku Road | Harry Thuku Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 20 2265000
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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.

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Thank dvandjay
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

After about a month in Kenya I was ready for a splurge on a really nice dinner and Tatu, at the Norfolk Hotel, is exactly what the doctor ordered. They come recommended for their steaks and that's what I went for. Ruth, the hostess was most gracious, and my waitress, Salome, was extremely helpful and explained the different cuts, and... More 

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1 Thank queencharlotta
United Arab Emirates
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

I was in Fairmont and, with my colleagues, we decided to have dinner at Tatu due to the positive reviews. The place is not so nice, a sort of big room with some separe'; where we were really disappointed was with the Chateaubriand steak, which came cold and was not so nice to eat (it should be the best plate).... More 

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Thank PumaTraveler87
Illinois
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175 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We had dinner 3 evenings in this restaurant and also lunch on the outside terrace. Service was excellent and so was the food and wine.

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Thank Grams98
Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Starter was good, steak was amazing and the dessert was out of this world.. Service was good though abit slow.. However not much wine to choose from.. Any that we wanted was apparently "out of stock"

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Thank LindaBlogs
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Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We had an Awosome time from the warm welcoming to the hospitality . food was great. I will go back. J

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Thank Joshua M
Barrie, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful peaceful and delicious meal! Our server (Kennedy) was attentive and professional, which made the meal even more enjoyable. This is an expensive restaurant but well worth it!

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2 Thank John A
Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2016

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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Thank shafiqjafferji
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 14, 2016

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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Thank saziz90
Nairobi
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016 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.

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Thank ZahraNairobi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?