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Tamambo Karen Blixen

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (170 reviews)
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“tamarind soup” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 891 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent restaurant, quality food, and friendly service. Highly recommended. We were a large group and I don't know anyone who didn't like it. Keep up the standard.

Thank Pastor N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. I'm a regular customer and have never had an issues. The service is 5 star and is unmatched in Kenya. If you are looking for a great mean, wonderful pleasant environment, and Friendly, make you feel at home staff make...More

Thank mattwomble17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If keen to visit the Karen Blixen house and museum this shares the era and is just up the road. Pleasant Garden setting with good food and service.More

Thank David S
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thank you for taking the time to post a review. . We are happy you enjoyed the good food and service as well as the pleasant garden setting. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear complimentary reviews such as this. We will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were hoping to get our meal in a decent amount of time, but it took about 40 minutes for our food to finally arrive, this after asking 3 times about it! Yes, the garden setting is lovely and it's conveniently near the Karen Blixen...More

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

It is with great concern and disappointment that we read your review. We are troubled to hear the service was so slow and did not meet with your expectations and the food was not up to par. It is certainly discouraging to learn that we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service. Nice environment away from the bustle of the city yet within easy reach.More

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

Thank you for your rave review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you had a good time and enjoyed the food and service as well as the nice environment. Your positive remarks have been shared with our dedicated team and are a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch on a Sunday with the kids, the service was very poor. very slow response. the food was not bad but served in low standard compared with prices. no value for money.More

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

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback of your visit to Tamambo and are extremely disappointed to hear that your visit did not meet expectations. It is truly regrettable even though the food was not too bad, you found the service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get there before the crowd... it helped. Just before 12 we managed to get a table without a reservation. It was worth it. The salads and Dawa... local drink!

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

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are happy to hear that you had a good lunch arriving early and enjoying a Dawa and salads. thank you for the feedback and we hope to welcome you back again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch, the food was excellent, the service very friendly but not in-your-face, a very enjoyable experience. We ordered a soup, some grilled starters, and a fish main course, all of which turned out great. I found the plastic seating arrangements a...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a rave review, and for the perfect rating. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your lunch experience and that the food you ordered met with your expectations especially the soup, grilled starters and fish...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful setting in spacious gardens. Mangrove oysters were excellent. Main courses not bad. Friendly service.More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are happy you enjoyed the spacious garden setting, the food particularly the mangrove oysters and the friendly service. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear such a complimentary review which is a great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Nairobi, do plan on spending some downtown at this restaurant. It has expansive garden with seating to enjoy your coffee and brunch at a leisurely pace! its family friendly and its also great for solo travelers who want to enjoy nature while partaking...More

Thank ZEP07
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that your dining experience met your expectations and the expansive garden was so conducive to enjoying the surrounding nature. It is definitely a...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
2 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
21 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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