Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, Nairobi

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Walk in the footsteps of the famous colonial-era Danish writer at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, built at the site of the original farmhouse and coffee plantation. Originally built from 1906-1908 on 2.2 hectares (5.5 acres) of some of the oldest formal gardens in Kenya, today the establishment includes accommodations for up to 30 guests. Enjoy a cup of coffee or a meal in the garden, where over 200 different types of flowering plants blossom year-round. The historic manor house was moved here in 2008, and stands amidst huge jacaranda, cacti, and bottlebrush trees. See Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages and all Nairobi has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nairobi trip website .
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  • Food is good, the grounds are beautiful, the staff are great, the toilets are clean, what more can one ask for?  more »
  • There is a diverse selection of food and drinks. The service was very accommodating. Particularly well liked that the tables are not so close together and you can relax without being disturbed or can recover.
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  • The cafe has ok selection of food, nice cakes and tea/coffee. it offers relatively fast service comapred to other places nearby..  more »
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  • This is an amazing place. It has a lot of really well crafted sculptures to browse (and purchase if you desire) and it serves one of the best lunches I've had in Nairobi. I had a chicken crepe and it was amazing. It came with a cabbage salad and some sort of grain salad. Worth returning to.
  • The gardens are just perfect. The food! Fantastic... And the staff were very friendly and helpful. Definitely a recommendation. But line your pockets first before you decide to pay a visit here
  • Good quality food, solid service, beautiful setting, a bit pricey.
  • Lovely garden/outside seating and the food ofcourse!
  • Awesome food and kind and friendly staff. Got to wait a pretty long time for the food though, but they noticed and compensated for it. Calm and quiet, beautiful surroundings.

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