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Purdy Arms

) #22 of 486 Restaurants in Nairobi $$ - $$$ Bar, Pizza, Pub
61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 712 007001
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Barbecue, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Terrific atmosphere - the outdoor seating overlooks the large property with plenty of trees. The Indian food was very tasty, from the palak paneer to the butter chicken. We ordered the pizza on another occasion. It was good, but not on par with the Indian....More

1  Thank BVincent30
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love Purdys for its beautiful spacious grounds and great food. Wednesday's are Pizza day's and Sunday lunch is always great to look forward to. Overall great spot to chill and have a great time. The staff are always friendly and welcoming too

1  Thank mackinleyfarm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect place to relax with tasty food. Lot of stuff for kids to enjoy. Its better to reserve your table before hand.

2  Thank Aditya K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ambience- good Food- average. The butger was ok but the fries were over done. Service- ok Our waiter was really feiwndly but struggled a little to communicate. Overall- not bad. They couod do with improving their food quality. I had a simple bugrger and fries...More

Thank BevMudeshi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On of the top restaurants in Nairobi to eat, relax and have fun. Tusker draft beer is tough to get but if you, dont miss it. Curries are amazing. The Indian starters are good as well. Kids friendly as well.

2  Thank Akhil7j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly I can't say much good about our experience here. We waited a very long time for our meals, one needed to be sent back and due to the lengthy duration we did not even order puddings or coffees. The service was not brilliant, as...More

Thank Masharubu B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy going there and sit outside under those big trees.Service is friendly but can be a bit slow.We mostly been sticking with the Curries and Fish and chips which have never disappointed us.

1  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Purdy Arms for the first time last weekend and it was great! The setting is gorgeous... off the beaten track and lovely. The food was above average but could be improved. The drinks were great and service fantastic also. We will be...More

Thank SarahArts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Purdy's quite often over the last few years but recently, each visit leaves us more disappointed. Our final visit to Purdy's was last week. Purdy's used to be a lovely place to get together for a pub style lunch or dinner,...More

Thank Mtende710
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great environment and ambiance. The place makes for a great spot for night-outs, fine dining, and especially weekend brunches when there is also a local market set up here.

2  Thank Drashya
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi does the Twiga suite overlook the busy pub area or is it overlooking a quiet area? Is the balcony just for that room? thanks
29 April 2017|
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Response from SlammerKenya | Property representative |
Twiga suite is on the first floor overlooking the garden. It has it's own private balcony which can only be accessed from the room and is for the private use of the guests staying there. The garden can get busy on... More
HI how about the security of the area do you have people specialized on areas of security?
9 April 2017|
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Response from SlammerKenya | Property representative |
Hi, Purdy Arms have their own as well as 3rd party security. If you have any specific issues give them a call on 0712 007001 and ask for Rob or Jules. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 712 007001
  • E-mail
Set in 21 acres of Karen, a leafy suburb twenty kilometers Southwest of Nairobi, lies the Purdy Arms. With a view of the famed knuckled ridge of the Ngong Hills (“I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills” – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa) it is a relaxing place to stay, have a meal or drink or two.