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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
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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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LOCATION
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 876 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice and so pleased with the variety but they need to add some more attention. Well after all it’s was so far good

Thank bhums18vansh
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came thinking there would be amazing food. The garden is nice. The food was mediocre and too expensive for being that. But, i guess, you pay for the view and the ambience. We will not return. there are nicer garden cafes and restaurants in...More

Thank Kathamed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tamambo gave us a lifetime experience, the meals were finker liking, the environment was very awesome and the people were very friendly. Its a place to visit, if you havent yet.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a great review. We are delighted that thought the food was finger licking and the environment awesome as well as friendly service. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu. Good good. Quiet seating and a separate bar area for those who want to watch sport with friends. Well maintained gardens. Great place to eat El Fresco when the weather is good. Service excellent. Top quality staff. Will be back again soon.More

Thank 585carlls
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamambo Karen Blixen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to post such a rave review and for giving us a 5 star rating. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and found the surroundings well maintained, a great menu and the service excellent. We always...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here several times over the last couple of month. We are a group of friends enjoying the venue and the great food. A good tip is to have two starters as a main - get to try alot of the great taste...More

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

It brings us a lot of pride to hear that you and your friends are avid fans of our restaurant and that you have visited us several times over the last couple of months. We are delighted that you all enjoy the venue and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part of a small exclusive chain of fine restaurants and you will enjoy the entire experience it is different and casual and comfortable.More

Thank Magictravelnow
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 positive review and for the perfect rating. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and have recommended us to other diners. WE hope to welcome you back again in the near...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal with friends. Three of us ordered the Zanzibari Salami Wa Nazi (red snapper in coconut sauce) and thoroughly enjoyed it. One of us had the seafood risotto (great!) and seafood bisque. Even the gift shop has...More

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

Thank you for the fantastic review and the perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with your friends and the Zazibari samaki wa nazi, seafood risotto and seafood bisque were good. Your positive feedback has been passed on to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was recommended by our driver and the hotel staff as a place for msungu :) The prices match to the wonderful service, the atmosphere, the cleanness and the food. It was a wonderful end of our Kenyan tour.More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for the perfect rating. We are happy to hear that your visit met expectation after the recommendation from your hotels' staff and the food, service and atmosphere were wonderful. Your feedback is most appreciated...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, delectable cocktails, great service, cosy country ambience... This restaurant hits a lot of highs and would probably check all the right boxes for anyone going out for a nice dinner. Can’t talk enough about about the food. The food is very delicious and...More

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

Thank you very much for posting such an amazing review and for the perfect rating. It brings us great pride to hear that you are an avid fan of our restaurant and we are your go to place whenever you want a special dinner with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cuisine and welcoming waiters. Food and bevearage Mananager was particularly very close to ensure that my family were well attended. The Chef led the team to sing Happy Birthday to my grand daughter.More

Thank nanetia
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 that you chose to celebrate your grand daughter's birthday with us and that you found the cuisine excellent! We will be sure to let our...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
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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