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“Food” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo Karen Blixen
Ranked #4 of 512 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful peaceful garden setting on Karen Road, on the site of the original Blixen farmhouse property. The Restaurant is open for breakfast from 06.00Am through to 10.00Pm. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner. There is the indoor restaurant with adjacent outdoor terrace and garden, for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' wedding functions, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a shisha lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle with delicious cocktails and bar snacks and satellite TV.
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

After a good relaxing moments at oloolua forest followed by a 20 kilometer horse ride through Nairobi surburbs,my guest-group of international students on internships were happy been here.Nice continental food,fast services and affordable prices. One of a kind,it is situated in a ambient environment.imagine birds singing as you have your meal?

Visited May 2013
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Woodstock, Georgia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lush Gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Karen Blixen coffee garden was simply charming! Our group of 8 women had a lovely lunch and stroll through the gardens with photo ops every step of the way. Good food, good drinks, good service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Out of Africa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Very nice restaurant with nice and tasty food, service is very friendly and customer oriented. So a good place to go to have lunch or dinner in relaxing atmosphere.

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“ut of Africa into Africa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

Very exciting to see how Karen Blixen lived, the style and feel of her residence. The coffee garden was lovely.

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New York
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Tranquility with good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

The garden was an absolutely gorgeous setting to have a deliciously prepared lunch. The best part for me though is the fact that the waiter noticed I had a head cold, and recommended a ginger honey tea. It was perfection since not only did it taste great, but it also cleared my sniffles for the rest of the day. I don't normally give 5 stars, even for excellent reviews, but the attentiveness of the waiter kicked this restaurant up a notch.

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