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“Proper Fine Dinning”
Review of Tatu Restaurant

Tatu Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 553 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Tatu, the signature restaurant, has won several awards for its exquisite cuisine and personalized attentive service. Located on the ground floor of the hotel with access from main hotel entrance, Tatu restaurant is the new trendsetter for modern contemporary Americano-Kenyan cuisine in Nairobi. The restaurant defines the conceptualization of Fresh top quality food, warm prompt service and active lively ambience, bringing guest an elevated dining experience.
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Proper Fine Dinning”
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Pricey restaurant located in the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel, where the food was excellent(as should be in case of a 5 star Hotel's flagship restaurant) and the service was exemplary. Had their New York Strip and the meat tasted just right while the accompaniments were clearly made from very fresh ingredients.
Dessert was a classic Tiramisu which was just delectable.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank FIONAF01
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2014

One of the best meals we had throughout our stay in Kenya.
The chef is very skilled, knows what he was doing.
The ambiance so nice, minimalist decor, feng shui style very futuristic.
The ingredients used all so very fresh and flavors were up to scratch.
My husband had spicy lobster tandouri, this was out of this world.
I had carpacio, this was amazing, i also had ostrich steak, to die for.
I cannot stop singing my praises for this restaurant, it is very much worth a visit
Shame it was not busy at the time we visited since it was shortly before Xmas eve and perhaps everybody was busy with the family.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank SHERMINE54
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent steak restaurant but the meat quality should be higher”
Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We went here for our anniversary and the service was phenomenal, we had the chef's table and they addressed both of us by name. Her filet was excellent but my sirloin was a bit unimpressive. Sides were all nicely done and they had a special dessert for us. Great attention to detail, a nice place for a special occasion but bring a big wallet.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank DavidKnowles
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London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Ksh 500 for 1 hour internet, this is daylight robbery!”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Just like in Europe, paying for internet access is becoming unacceptable. Paying (eating / drinking) customers should be provided internet access FOC.

Visited November 2013
Thank FoodieGastroGourmet
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Modernised, but still with a good traditional feel”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is the grand old hotel of Nairobi, and it feels like it. The cottages have gone but the rooms have been sensibly modernised, and the restaurants are still welcoming and attractive. Right next to the university, which makes it an active location, but not at all threatening.

Visited December 2012
Thank kew2
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