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Tamarind Restaurant

Karen Road | Karen, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (112 reviews)
“crab” (25 reviews)
“prawns” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Karen Road | Karen, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my fourth visit to Kenya in the past four years, but the first time for three years. Much has changed, not least the nightmare getting past security at the airport and the innocence has gone a little. However, in that time, the quality...More

Thank Monty M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for the rave review. We are delighted to hear that your dinner was delicious and you and your group enjoyed every. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food and service in the most appealing environment so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service and ambience at the Tamarind was lovely. The desserts came with an extra touch, quotes on the plate that keep the conversations lively.More

Thank vifarel
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for such a great review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and ambiance and particularly the dessert with the extra touch. Our dedicated team work really hard to produce the most tasteful food and service that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer the best sea food, well served the environment is serene with a cooling effect and breezeMore

Thank hmwendwa55
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for taking the time to review and for giving us a perfect rating. We are happy to hear that your visit to Tamarind Mombasa was successful and you enjoyed the best seafood, good service and a serene environment. We appreciate the feed back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very pleasant place for lunch and a good overall experience. The staff are genuinely warm,very knowledgeable and good of what they sell. The food is very tasty and you can only compare this kind of service to 4* and 5* hotels. The greens served...More

Thank FavourSafaris
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Tamarind to host your guests. We are happy that you enjoyed your dining experience and that the staff were warm and knowledgeable, the food tasty and the service 4 to 5 star. We appreciate your complimentary...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a must visit when you are in Nairobi. A bit off of the beaten track, this is a favorite of long-term residents.More

Thank David D
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food and service in the most appealing environment so it is very pleasing to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to enjoy seafood right in the heart of Nairobi. Good service, nice atmosphere. A little hidden but that was fineMore

Thank Timothy W
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy the seafood and atmosphere at Tamarind Nairobi. It's so pleasing for us to hear such complimentary remarks about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

good food and ambience with safe ample parking. well trained staff who make you feel at home. Great place to beMore

Thank rebeccaowuor
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review and perfect rating. We are happy you enjoy the good food and ambiance, the well trained staff and the safe and ample parking. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear such complimentary reviews such as this....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a nice place for meals and drinks, the place is cool and being that they are all over Nairobi you can choose which area you want to eat, from CBD to KarenMore

Thank abwoya
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review and the perfect rating. We are happy to hear you enjoy the Tamarind for meals and drinks. It is unfortunate that we no longer have the Tamarind in the CBD, but it has moved to it current location in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was awesome and the staff....OMG.!!!It was my first time there and i was blown away!will definitely go back and recommend any day!!! Keep up the super job!! Happy client(Dancing) :)More

Thank Maureen S
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow we were excited to read your enthusiastic review and we thank you for the perfect rating. It is so pleasing to hear that you thought the food awesome and that the staff made a positive impact on your visit. Your feedback has been shared...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit out of the city in a rural area. Once you arrive, it is a very pleasant place with nice surroundings. The service was very attentive without being present too much, which was excellent. I had a mixed seafood dish and...More

Thank Geerlings
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much indeed for giving us such a fabulous review and a perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal at Tamarind Nairobi and found the mixed seafood platter delicious. Your remarks are a tremendous acknowledgement to the...More

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gfranny
13 April 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Hi Tamarind is approximately 15 kms from Palacina, and depending on the traffic should only take 30 - 45 mins.
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WanjaMburu
18 December 2016|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Hi, dinner per person is approximately US$50
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BCKFREDERICKMD
12 July 2016|
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Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Dear Barbara, We would be honored to host you for your last night in Nairobi on December 31st. We shall be open at Tamarind, which is now in Karen at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. We are approximately 20 KM from Eka and Ole... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Road | Karen, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349
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Description
Nairobi's iconic seafood restaurant which originally opened in August 1977, has recently moved from the Central Business District to the leafy suburbs of Karen at the Karen Blixen coffee Garden. The menu is a blend of the best of French, Asian and African cuisines with specialties such as the famous Prawns Piri Piri, and Chilli Crab which have earned the Tamarind worldwide fame.
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