14 Best Restaurants In Karen


This is a compiled list of the best restaurants in Karen, Nairobi. The list focuses on positively rated restaurants that deliver exemplary services and a wide range of cuisines, both Kenyan and international.

In no special order, here is a list of the best restaurants in Karen.

1. The Talisman Restaurant

The Talisman Restaurant is a huge household name with one of the best cuisines in the country. It is located in an environmentally pleasant place with an organic garden close by, highly rated and awarded on international restaurant platforms.

Contact: +254 705 999 997

Email: reservations@thetalismanrestaurant.com.

2. Asmara Karen

The restaurant is located in a large and picturesque location providing the ultimate dining experience for visitors with a combination of delicious, quality food and also excellent service in a beautifully serene environment.

Contact: 0724 124 555.

Email: admin.karen@asmara.co.ke.

Best Restaurants In Karen

3. Tamambo Karen Blixen

This luxurious restaurant is located near the Karen Blixen Museum. The restaurant’s large menu is a fusion of Tamarind and Tamambo dishes.

Contact: 0719 346 349.

Email: karenblixen@tamarind.co.ke.

4. Open House Karen

The restaurant is the residence to authentic Indian cuisines prepared by Indian professional chefs with vast experience.

Contacts: 0725 585 175, 0737 876 613.

5. Haru Restaurant

Haru Restaurant is a Japanese inspired restaurant that offers impeccable services and oriental cuisines which are delicately sumptuous. This restaurant is open daily from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm.

Contacts: 0720 945 400

6. Dari Restaurant

The restaurant is set in a serene and quiet space with a great ambience. It is also one of the best garden-themed restaurants that you can visit in Karen.

Contact: 0709 828000

7. The Mayura

The Mayura hotel is an exquisitely designed theme-based restaurant that complements the enjoyment of wanting an authentic Indian meal while relaxing over exotic fine drinks and delectable light eats. It is located at The Hub Karen.

Email: info@themayura.com

Phone: 0737 224444

8. Que Pasa Bar & Bistro

It is a pretty busy neighbourhood bar and restaurant that delivers an array of delicacies from starters through to desserts and also the main courses. Their continental menu varies from steak and fish dishes to gourmet pasta bowls that is all served up on candlelit wooden tables.

Contact: 0728 272 902.

9. Karen Kitchen

The restaurant is found at Onestop Arcade Karen, along the Karen Road, opposite the Deputy President’s residence.

Contact: 0793 875 239.

10. Picazzo Restaurant

This restaurant specialises in modern cuisine, a carefully chosen menu to excite your flavor buds, and an elaborate wine list, its cocktails, and original Spanish sangria. It is located at The Hub Karen.

Contact: 0714 653 355.

Email: reservations@picazzo.co.ke.

11. La Cascina

La Cascina is an Italian themed restaurant and gelateria that delivers a wide array of cuisines. The restaurant is found on the ground floor of The Hub Mall.

Contact: 0705 469 427.

Email: lacascinakaren@gmail.com.

12. Legend Karen

The Legend Karen is a family-oriented, business-friendly eatery and chill-out spot serving fresh finger-licking dishes.

Contact: 0721 454 796.

Email: info@legendkaren.co.ke.

13. Karen Country Lodge

Karen Country Lodge presents wining and dining in a myriad of ambient settings. The Karen Country Lodge prides itself on having internationally trained chefs who make exceptional menus from around the globe for a firefinch restaurant. It is open daily from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Contact: 0728 202 000.

Email: thelodgekaren@gmail.com.

14. Shamwaris Restaurant

It is a continental eatery that offers unique dining experiences infusing culture and also culinary excellence in Afro-contemporary settings.

Contact: 0780 602 487.