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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 728 787607
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336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 728 787607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took project friends for their first visit to have a dinner. Food was excellent , as expected. It to cap of an amazing experience the waitress overheard us talking about Nyama choma,Tursker and fine foods and offered us a tour of the premises when we...More

Thank SafedriveAfrica
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went to Karen Blixen's to learn more about this fine Authoress whose life was so dramatic. All in our group had read the book and seen the movie, so we were primed to hear more details of her life experiences. The introduction to the...More

Thank Grant G
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed the Museum. Please note that this is NOT the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages which is a luxury boutique hotel near the museum designed after the colonial times. We hope you can return to stay and enjoy...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

A good stop to grab a bite to eat or coffee with fellow travelers or friends. Relaxing atmosphere, reasonable prices. A nice escape from the city.

Thank sepowell1
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great place to stop and relax. Full menu with reasonable prices. Nice to sit in the shade of a tree and eat lunch

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a large group and we had a lovely table out on the lawn. Staff was very friendly and accommodating to our group and the many seat changes and guest additions that arrived a little late. The food was delicious! The artists in residence...More

Thank CBDurf
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had lunch here as part of a tour to kill time between flights. My daughter is a big fan of "Out of Africa" so was fascinated to see one of Karen Blixen's houses. The inside is now a sports bar - all big screen...More

Thank O329FIphilb
Bonnie D, Owner at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Dear Guest, We are so sorry for this but you have written a report for the WRONG RESTAURANT which is the commercial Tamambo Restaurant in the front of the property. ! Our hotel restaurant is a small private garden restaurant which would have given you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a great place for a lovely outdoor meal in fantastic grounds When we visited there was a wedding going on which added to the atmosphere. There was also an artist there with a good selection of paintings Food was very good with a...More

Thank topsy779
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The food here was very good and the wine also good. As it was a Monday night there were few people at the restaurant and we had the place almost to ourselves. Our waiter was very attentive and brought us some jikos as it was...More

Thank Shaheentherani
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great food, great service wonderful serene location. We had lunch here while traveling though Nairobi. Highly recommended.

Thank estesman
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This place is calming and beautiful. The service level is excellent. The food is super delicious and fresh. It was nice to take a walk around the garden as well. Must go.

Thank Myview2020
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Response from rtrjane | Reviewed this property |
SWEDO house, built in 1912, was the original farm office and is the current site of the Karen Blixen Coffee gardens. Bogani house, occupied by Karen Blixen from 1917 to 1931 is about half a mile down the road, towards the... More