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Tamambo Karen Blixen

) #3 of 508 Restaurants in Nairobi €€ - €€€ African, , Seafood
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (166 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
“oysters” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

After traveling driving from the Kisii area to Nairobi, we wanted to enjoy a late lunch before going to the airport. Our driver suggested this restaurant, and it was perfect. We invited our driver to join us for this meal and enjoyed visiting with him...More

Thank GlobalRambler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most of us got the pre-fix menu which was excellent food for a great price. Food was very well presented and tasty. Great service.More

Thank Adalgisa C
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review and for the perfect rating. We are happy to hear that you had a good time and found the food excellent and well presented and the service good. this is one of the things we always try...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide recommend this for lunch. It was very close to the David Sheldrich Elephant Orphanage and the Bead Factory. We ate outside and invited our driver to join us. (I suspect this was unusual, as the wait staff looked at him with suspicion.) But,...More

Thank KathleenKeller
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are delighted to hear that your Tour Guide recommended lunch with us and that it lived up to your expectations. We are happy to hear that you found the staff attentive and the food good and reasonably priced. This kind of customer service is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a very nice lunch! Food was very very good! Service was extraordinary!!! The cuisine was good! Also, it has good wifi!More

Thank rodoboca
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch and the food was good and the service extraordinary. Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback and post a review. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The great food coupled with a great environment and feel, provide a delightful dining experience. The art on sale at the location provided the perfect setting for me.More

Thank harmangrewal2017
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post such a rave review. We are happy to hear that you had a delightful dining experience enjoying the food and the environment as well as the art for sale. We will be sure to let our team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet and calm, cool family lunch. The steak was made well, medium rare and the chicken was loved by the kids.More

Thank Irene K
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your quiet calm family lunch and the steak was to your liking and the kids enjoyed the chicken. It is such a boost to our team to hear positive reviews such as this as we always make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was round the corner from the Karen Blixen museum. Tables were set up in the garden and under the trees which is lovely. There was a DJ playing great music and also an artist at work. Beautiful paintings of animals and some scenery. They...More

Thank lovelynnc2017
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your buffet lunch in the garden and had a pleasant afternoon meal. Your detailed feedback is much appreciated and has been passed to our dedicated team and is a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family came for dinner and everyone left full, happy and wishing we had more time this trip to come back. No complaints, the appetizers, entrees and desserts were all delicious. Thank you Abel and staff for a memorable meal.More

Thank SIGuy130
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and for giving us a 5 tar rating. WE are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed the dinner and everyone left full and happy. We will be sure to let our Abel and his team know how much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice here - once for lunch once for dinner. Service was brilliant. Food was great. Wine was great. Can recommend it highlyMore

Thank thecampbellclan1967
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us twice in one day. We truly appreciate your positive review and perfect rating. It is wonderful to hear that you found the service brilliant and the food and wine great and we have shared your enthusiastic feedback with the team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited this restaurant 7 years ago and it was as peaceful and delightful as it was then. The setting is beautiful and the tables set out on the lawns are charming. The food was delicious and the service excellent. Well worth the journey...More

Thank coolncrazy
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you found the restaurant to be as peaceful and delightful now as it was when you first visited 7 years ago. Your encouraging feedback...More

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bernard n
25 May 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
The average spend together with drinks (wine) would be approximately Shs 4000/- or 40US$
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ari6691
1 May 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
You can go to our website and book online.
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Paul C
20 November 2016|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Regaular average Spend is about Shs. 2,500/- Following are the Xmas and New Years Rates: Christmas Eve Dinner – A la carte menu. Advance bookings only. Supplement of Kshs 500.00. Christmas Day – Spectacular buffet lunch... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349
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.
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