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Dagoretti Road | Opposite The Hub Karen. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502, Kenya
+254 706 348215
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7:30 am - 5:50 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:50 pm
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Nice little cafe/salad bar in a garden, though a bit noisy as main road being built. Could do with better levels underfoot.

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2 Thank Geraldine H
Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016

I went there for a quick meeting with a friend/colleague. We both had cappuccinos. The atmosphere is lovely and it is well located. I did not get to have lunch unfortunately but i will definitely be back! Keep the good work!

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2 Thank Salima M
Monrovia, Montserrado, Liberia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Craving a healthy lunch and please take environment, look no further. Super fresh and healthy. And Lucy is a dream, so nice and friendly! Highly recommend.

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2 Thank Monty H
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Their salads are everything! Great if you´re looking to just relax in a cool place away from the hassle.

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1 Thank mbula2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

There is nothing better than Sunday brunch after a busy week. If you need a relaxed environment with birds overhead, then Tin Roof Cafe is the place to be. The menu is simple, the food is delicious, and the staff is welcoming. What else do you need! Don't forget to take a peek at their stores. You might find a... More 

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1 Thank frantz05
The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The cafe looks adorable, as it is situated away from the road and has a green garden, decoration is lovely; kind of artsy. The music they played was perfectly attuned to our Sunday visit (having to do some work as well), calm but happy. The ambiance is what makes this great, plus they have a book corner, some games, and... More 

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1 Thank Lianne L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place for breakfast on the weekend with my husband. We do like good food and proper coffee and reviews seemed to be great. The setting is very nice, a garden with quirky design tables. I have ordered cappuccino with double shot and my husband ordered a milkshake. Milkshake was okay, just a little small for the price. Cappuccino... More 

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2 Thank MissisLewis
JeromeoS, Owner at Tin Roof Cafe, responded to this review

Hi MissLewis, We're so sorry things went wrong. Most of our customers rave about the Tin Roof's coffee, and when you told the waitress yours was too weak it sounds like she understood the problem and did her best to solve it for you with an extra shot of espresso. We can only apologise that it took too long. We... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the place in terms of ambience and menu choices and quality. Very nice setting for a lazy Sunday breakfast in Nairobi. Exactly what we were looking for. Getting the food was a little slower than expected but no harm done as purpose was to enjoy.

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Thank Ed E
Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This little secret garden is my favoutite spot!! Away from all the daily rush. Tasty food, good coffee, nice menu, book swap corner, board games we play when I take kids with. Highly recommended if want a breal, recharge or a good coffee.

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Thank Karen N
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Just a note to say the main cafe is currently closed for renovation. The garden looks pretty but it was disappointing that it was closed so check before you go. The shops at souk are still open.

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1 Thank CatherineO1970

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, International, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:50 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dagoretti Road | Opposite The Hub Karen. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 706 348215
Description
Quiet, quirky day-time cafe perfect for light, healthy lunches with great salads and fresh, exotic smoothies, juices and excellent coffee hand-roasted in Nairobi.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?