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Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages

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336 Karen Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 728 787607
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Came here for lunch before going on to the Karen Blixen house and museum. It was very pleasant sitting in the garden and watching all the tour groups. I just had an entree and a glass of wine. The service was good, even though they...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 February 2018

On August 27 my 15 year old children and I stopped at Karen Blixen for a meal before the 5:00 visit at the DSWT. We were on our way back from the Mara and were dressed in our Safari clothes.it was our last day in...More

4  Thank cpaw58
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A location with a lot of history. Had lunch at the restaurant which was very nice. A high end location as far as quality, price visitors and how it's kept.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for a visit and was captivated by the place -- serene and full of history. The main house was turned into a museum and shows how they lived at that period in time.

Thank GM C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to clean up relax and get ready for the flight home. Food was good and the Tuskers cold. Only wish there was more time to explore the area. Karen area seems quite inviting.

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Karen Blixen house at non visiting hours so we weren't able to see inside. We strolled the premises and the cottages and we were amazed at how well cared it is. The gardens are lush with trees and the cottages are exceptionally...More

Thank Marina R
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Karen Blixen lived the typical privileged life of a colonial expatriate she somehow managed to endear herself to the people of Kenya by doing some socially conscious things and of course, by writing about her experiences in "Out of Africa." The house is a...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's an amazing place .The hause bring to mind the film Memories of Africa . Also the sorroundings and the gardens are really nice It's worth going there

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our stop at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden was arranged by our tour director Agoi Hosking of Affable Tours and Safaris.

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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We did only go here for lunch and that was not anything special. It looked nice in the garden. The service was good. The best was a drink they said was like medicin 😉 It was some vodka and diffrent kind of sugar. - Simon

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

wonderful lunch outside under a gorgeous tree -- manager stopped by and it was a perfect ending to a busy morning in Nairobi

Thank veropepper
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Ambience was great seated at the patio, with beautiful plants, fresh air, provided with a logged jiko to keep warm, excellent service to cap!

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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