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Tamambo Karen Blixen

) #3 of 508 Restaurants in Nairobi ££ - £££ African, , Seafood
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 719 346349
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (166 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
“oysters” (13 reviews)
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African, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

We had lunch in this beautiful garden and their African rice with curry is awesome. Its good relaxing time, we dont even know how time flied there. Must try once. They even sell African Canvas arts.

Thank Malgudiboy
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Hands down the best pork ribs on this planet. We look at the menu every week but always end up going for pork ribs and the fully loaded burger. Atmosphere is excellent, service is good. We come here every Sunday, best place to wind down...More

Thank jh0lz
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

An excellent entertainment spot hidden in the leafy suburb of Karen. My brother Julian took me out and we had a great time with Mzee. Cold beers and a sizeable tbone steak sealed the night

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch at Tamambo in their beautifull garden. The staff was friendly and the African dishes that we tried were delicious! In addition the price/quality ratio is really good

Thank TomasMontis
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Had a rally nice and tasty lunch here after we had been in a car from Masaai Mara for many hours. This was a welcome break before our flights to Mombassa later that day!

Thank frodelaggo
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Went last Sunday with friends. The food was good,but service was poor. After you pay the bill they no more service, we wait for around 20 minuts for our baby bottle, send to warm the water, our baby was crying so much, I had to...More

Thank milton612
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Was at Tamambo for the first time this week and I was not disappointed. Lunch was fantastic, the service was prompt but not intrusive. Manager was on hand to answer any queries, a very relaxing atmosphere. So thumbs up!

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We visited sights in Karen area and stopped here for lunch. Really tasty food and wonderful service! The piri piri prawns were superb! And loved the works of local artist on sale in the garden!

Thank Jani_LDN
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent garden set up and amazing food. The desert cream brûlée was sooo good. We had great personalized service as well. Highly recommended. We will certainly be back.

Thank Wanjiku K
Reviewed 4 November 2015

My group was VERY DISAPPOINTED find that even after choosing a set menu, the restaurant was not able to offer what my group had wanted to eat . The restaurant had confirmed through e-mail that the menu my clients had chosen was available. The worse...More

Thank NairobiTony
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Questions & Answers
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$
1 May 2017|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
You can go to our website and book online.
Paul C
20 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
  • Value
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 346349
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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