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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  • Very good, all very well arranged, with Masai blankets if we're cold, good beef, good salad and the Gin was great
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  • Super service, excellent food, Tusker baridi, leafy grounds, quaint museum, lovely building - what better place in Karen for lunch?  more »
  • In a lovely setting and with a wonderful, but ultimately sad, story to relive from your experience here. Guides do an excellent job conveying background and history of life at the time it was a reside...  more »
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  • Nice place mostly for family outings since the kids can be running around the grass cause its spacious and outdoorsy.The buffet is great mostly the meat sections yummy😋. If you're an arty person you'll enjoy the display of really good art around the place as you down your drinks. The waiters are really friendly. Good job guys.
  • I like that Friday vibe they've got! If you are looking for an easy Friday evening plan, then this is definitely a good place to visit. Great band, lovely wine.
  • One word... amazing...n the food is just what makes your taste buds want more...nice n quiet.. perfect for group visits. Garden functions..n even a nice date.
  • Very nice, cozy dinner atmosphere. We ate outdoors and it turned dark and was chilly. They brought a tableside charcoal heater and a lantern for light. We had grilled perch and shrimp and it was all delicious. We were hungry enough we forgot to take pictures of the food!
  • The food was very good, and everything held a high standard. Clean, professional and friendly. But the food took forever to reach the table, even by Kenyan standards (more than one hour). The price should reflect quicker service.
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