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“Relaxed glam”
Review of The Talisman

The Talisman
Ranked #2 of 564 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Featuring carved wooden pillars from Pakistan, elegant Afghan rugs, charming fireplaces, sprawling terraces and idyllic gardens, The Talisman blends fine dining with unbridled eclecticism. We have made every effort to create the ideal ambience for those seeking a candle-lit romantic dinner, a casual evening drink with friends, an outdoor lunch with family and everything in between ~ And all this is complemented by distinguished service from our cordial staff.
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Relaxed glam”
Reviewed January 19, 2011

Get the samosas and try to think ill of this place. The owner is grumpy.. But most expats are. The staff are great, good food and a nice relaxed vibe. Is a tad pricey, ut the gourmet burger I once had on the specials menu was divine. My only dislike is that the non- smoking section ain't as nice as all the smokers get.

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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Easiest the best restaurant in Nairobi”
Reviewed December 25, 2010

Start with a drink by the fireplace and then move on out into the patio. Service is always good and food is normally excellent. The best is the atmosphere. I have never felt anything other than truly welcome at Talisman.

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Melbourne, Australia
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158 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Lovely Setting”
Reviewed October 2, 2010

Great menu, excellent service and food reasonably priced. A lovely venue with an outdoor setting. The indoors area was tastefully decorated with artists exhibitions which change fortnightly.

Nice place to relax away from the hussle and bussle.

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“Hasn't changed it's menu for years!”
Reviewed June 9, 2010

Hasn't changed it's menu for years!

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nairobi
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“Not worth the effort”
Reviewed February 13, 2010

This restaurant offers poor quality food and ridiculous prices, nairobi offer better!

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