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Tin Roof Cafe

Dagoretti Road | Opposite The Hub Karen. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502, Kenya
+254 706 348215
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (54 reviews)
“carrot cake” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, International, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Dagoretti Road | Opposite The Hub Karen. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for lunch on the way back from the Sheldrick Animal Orphanage and had a really hearty lunch. The quiche was delicious, and all the main meals came with unlimited salad from the salad bar, of which there was at least six different...More

Thank Leila T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden gem in the Karen suburbs. From the ambience to the food. Being a lacto vegetarian, they had great options to choose from. A must try when you are in the area.

Thank Gurdeep K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tin Roof Cafe is located just in front of The Souk shopping complex. The small outdoor cafe serves a great cup of coffee. Taxi drivers had trouble finding the place both going and leaving, so be very clear about the address.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The place is very simple garden cafe and The quality of meals are good. I loved the chiken sandwich. Quiet n peaceful

Thank ManishMax
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Creatively designed... more thought than money, it feels wonderful. I was in for breakfast, small team, but very personable. The food was excellent... "Would you like the bacon crispy?" Love it.

1  Thank Silaha
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The cafe offers a small oasis while the other constituents of our party shopped. Good, affordable drinks and snacks served by willing staff

1  Thank hunger4d
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Interesting little cafe situated in Karen, in quiet place with an awesome art gallery next door. Food is good and different menu.

Thank cally f
Reviewed 13 September 2018

For a Sunday morning brunch we could choose between one of the formulas at The Hub, or walk across the street and explore something new. The experience at Tin Roof Cafe exceeded expectations in all aspects: atmosphere, food, service etc. The dishes were both original...More

1  Thank Michiel H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Tin Roof Cafe is a super spot for breakfast and really nice kids area. However, I think the Management / Owners need to be hands on: room for improvement on food & service and toilets / hygiene in terrible shape. With some more particular management,...More

Thank GMV786
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I went here with my family on a Saturday morning. We got there at 9:30, and no one else was there. They had a chalkboard up telling customers to asl about things like dairy and gluten free items. My daughter is allergic to dairy, so...More

Thank M P
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Questions & Answers
Irene B
19 February 2017|
Response from JeromeoS | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, both our cafes have free, fast wifi. Hope to see you soon.
17 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from LightPacker138902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does
17 January 2017|
Response from JeromeoS | Property representative |
Yes. The cafe in Karen has a garden shaded trees and a verandah (with a tin roof) in front of the kitchen. Check out our instagram feed @tinroof.cafes for pics of both. The cafe in Langata is in a courtyard - so all of the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
07:30 - 17:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dagoretti Road | Opposite The Hub Karen. Approx 200m from Karen Roundabout., Nairobi 00502, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 706 348215
Quiet, quirky day-time cafe perfect for light, healthy lunches with great salads and fresh, exotic smoothies, juices and excellent coffee hand-roasted in Nairobi.
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