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“Sunday brunch is to die for!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo Karen Blixen
Ranked #4 of 475 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, 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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Sunday brunch is to die for!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I like the outdoor ambiance at Karen Blixen. I've been there a couple of times for Sunday brunch, and the food is delicious! Enjoying it outdoors with friends, in a cozy-silent environment makes it even better and more intimate.

You must check out the Friday evening live band - great music, great crowd - and you can get on stage and give it a shot - it's a feel-good Friday.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Larkspur, California
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Pleasant and peaceful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Love eating outdoors at this restaurant. So peaceful and attractive. The food is excellent too. If you are in a hurry you need to tell the staff. There are a number of old colonial buildings to look through and a couple of gift shops with some unusual items.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Karen Blixen house”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Blixen house is interesting wit beautiful grounds and views. The garden lunch is wonderful. We ate outside and had the lunch buffet which was fantastic. Artists showing their works and a beautiful setting. Worth a visit.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Lovely cozy place with wonderful food. Had ordered garlic prawns and mash potatoes. Very tasty and the ambience is lovely

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Informative visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

It was great to see how this most famous lady lived and see the artefacts - great visit and reasonably priced.

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