Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, Nairobi

#1 of 27 in Historic Sites in Kenya
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • Best food, best service, serene environment and it takes you down memory lane. This is an exquisite place ideal for business meeting and fine dining. The staff are relaxed and professional. You get.....  more »
  • We stopped here for a leisurely lunch under umbrellas and trees in the garden. The food was buffet style and very tasty. It was a relaxing garden lunch with nice drinks to break up the day before...  more »
  • Went to the spa here.. Loved it. Sarah is very friendly and professional.. She knows her thing. There is a pool when you feel like a dip. Place is very serene for some quiet time.
  • You can tell from it's name, it's sitting around the famous "Out of Africa's " lady once expansive plantation. Great meals with an option of sitting outdoors too. A talented painter has his skills on display, to offer that wondering eye some preoccupation until your meals alive. Peaceful and quiet locality.

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