We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“A must go if in Nairobi”
Review of Tin Roof Cafe

Tin Roof Cafe
Ranked #31 of 609 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Healthy, Cafe
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Quiet, quirky day-time cafe perfect for light, healthy lunches with great salads and fresh, exotic smoothies, juices and excellent coffee hand-roasted in Nairobi.
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great Fresh food
Outstanding service
Perfect location in Karen, (the same place has a beauty salon, a book shop, a jewelry and fashion shop, a home decoration shop and the beautiful beaded collars your dog should wear! )

Probably the hypest and coolest place to have breakfast, lunch or tea. No wonder its always full!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
11  Thank Bea294207
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (185)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

156 - 160 of 185 reviews

Reviewed January 21, 2014

Go for a quick bite the service is excellent
Go for a long lunch the food is outstanding
Spend the whole day you couldn't be in a more friendly and relaxed environment.

10  Thank Jack M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 20, 2014

With a fresh, unique salad bar daily, delicious juices, healthy sandwiches and the best atmosphere in town you really cannot go wrong with a lunch stop at the Tin Roof Cafe...Where have you been all my life! The yummiest place in town!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
7  Thank SCattermole
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 14, 2014

I'd heard lots about this place but living on the other side of town never went… Until recently. If you go for lunch and spend a couple of hours in the lovely garden it's 100% worth the traffic, even if it's reeeeally bad. Heartily recommend… It's Notting Hill with a Nairobi twist.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
9  Thank JennyR001
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 14, 2014

The recently opened Tin Roof Cafe is a great addition to the Karen scene. The menu offers simple, cafe style favourites: breakfast (where else in Nairobi can you get a boiled egg with soldiers?), crepes, sandwiches, a really good ottolenghi salad and a ranges of mains as well as an ever-changing selection of cakes. The thing that makes the Tin Roof Cafe different is that everything is well done AND very reasonably priced. (Not often you get that combo in Nairobi. And a lot of the time you don't get either.) It's got free wifi, it's located within the same compound as the Souk just off Karen roundabout and it offers an ever expanding range of drinks including beer and wine. It's still establishing itself (the staff are very chatty and bubbling with ideas for the place) so you should establish yourself as a regular quickly before it becomes mobbed!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
8  Thank OurManontheHorn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Tin Roof Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Tin Roof Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing