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KB Karen Blixen

Lamu Road | Galana Center, Malindi 80200, Kenya
+254 717 775888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lamu Road | Galana Center, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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21 - 30 of 78 reviews

Reviewed July 29, 2016

A great shame the renovation removed the beautiful trees in front and removed all the character from the venue itself. A sad, sad loss. The most magnificent trees on the Lamu road cut down to make way for a car parking space? Are the owners...More

Thank Rory K
Reviewed July 11, 2016

It is really just a film set. The house is original but the contents are not, there is little to see and as usual in Kenya they seem to think that foreign tourists have unlimited supplies of cash and wanted $14 per person.

Thank Emma F
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Amazing! Good wine..great friends... Amazing ambiance.... Had a good laugh with my girl friends..... Buck list for Malindi.... Amazing and yes I will come again🤗🤗😜

1  Thank Emma K
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just average, not very nice setting, slow service, Best for a drink or a small lunch, quite expensive

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed May 2, 2016

You know when the hotel you're staying in gives you coffee in the morning that you wouldn't serve you dog/plants? Well this is where you go to fix that! The bog standard Kenya coffee at KS 150 will get you sorted every time. Never tried...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We had lunch here on a visit to Malindi, very enjoyable indeed, the staff are very friendly and quick service, well worth checking out if you passing through.

Thank monicameme3
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The place is clean well open and well ventilated. Staff and the owners are friendly. The place to eat the best pizza in town while listening to music. In a good location

1  Thank Bettina W
Reviewed February 17, 2016

As number one on trip advisor I expected far better. This was an ok coffee shop and meal but lacked the ambience, service and food of other options in Malindi rated lower. The coffee is reasonable and worth a stop for that. The pizza was...More

1  Thank Newnhamp
Reviewed February 14, 2016

This is a really nice cafe situated in the centre of Malindi near the shops and banks- it has a very nice spacious airy feeling and the staff are very helpful. There is a decent menu to choose from-although probably expensive by Kenyan standards still...More

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Different but the cappuccino are very good the service is fast, sometimes to fast, and you will have the feeling Rey force ou to play, to leave or to order something else. It was nice to be back. They renovated the toilets, nice clean and...More

Thank Tatjana0409
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$20 - $40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamu Road | Galana Center, Malindi 80200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi
  • Phone Number: +254 717 775888
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The KB Karen Blixen, in the historic square of the Center Galana in Malindi.Bar, Restaurant open for breakfast, open for lunch and dinner from 11am to 11pm.Typical Italian cuisine, swuaili, pizzza.
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