Top Fine Dining Restaurants in Karen

written by Winnie Wangui 15th July 2019

The leafy suburbs of Karen is known for it’s tranquil ambiance and beautiful scenery. The area also hosts a good number of restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines such as Continental, Italian, African and even French. So if you are a sucker for adventure and happen to be around Karen or you would like to explore the restaurants in Karen, look no further. We have compiled an easy list that will help you sample restaurants in Karen all at the comfort of your home or office.

Get your travelling shoes on and hop on my ride to Karen and explore the fine dining restaurants that are a must-visit.

Que Pasa

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This restaurant offers a stylish yet simple space to eat, drink and relax as you enjoy their Continental cuisine. Tucked neatly inside Karen Shopping Centre, the experience at Que Pasa is one of a kind with their meals served on candlelit wooden tables giving you a soothing ambience to take your loved out for a date or even have a cosy dinner as a group of colleagues.

Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo KarenFine dinning restaurants in Karen

With a wide selection of different settings for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Tamambo gives you a little bit of everything with a cosy indoor restaurant, outdoor terrace and garden and a variety of areas to host functions. So drop by and experience their exquisite continental cuisine, have a good time as you sip on their cocktails and enjoy their Sunday lunch Buffet, daily happy hour and Live band on Fridays.

Dari Restaurant

fine dining at Dari Restaurant in Karen.

Have a taste of African Fusion cuisine in a setting inside an indigenous forest surrounded by beautiful plants and flowers for a backdrop. Indulge in the exciting African dishes such as fried Tilapia, Sukuma Wiki puree, and dive into their tantalizing desserts such as mango tart with coconut ice-cream. Salivating already? Well, head on to Dari Restaurant and have your African dish and desserts cravings satisfied.

Hemingways BrasserieHemingways

Here, you get to experience the first-ever Josper Oven-cooked barbeque, combined with their sizzling 800F steaks which have a distinct char-grilled flavour attributed to their special blend of charcoal. The Brassiere is also famous for its other dishes which include slow-cooked pork belly or beef rib or Spicy Calamari with pomegranate and pearl barley.

Talisman Restaurant


The cosy garden setting has been named ‘The Best Place in Town’ by New York Times Spirited Traveler and the #1 restaurant in Kenya by TripAdvisor. This upmarket restaurant features an elegant Gastro lounge with Pan-Asian and African cuisines. Their chef, Marcus Mitchell was voted Heineken’s chef of the year 2013/2014 and will definitely guarantee sumptuous, finger-licking meals.

Karen Country Lodge


Set in beautiful, tranquil gardens, Karen Country Lodge has a lot to offer. From their FireFinch restaurant which serves dishes prepared by their internationally trained chefs, to the SilverBill Lounge which offers signature cocktails as well as the classics with an interesting twist. twist. So head on to Warai South Rd, and dance to the music by live bands  while de-stressing in the peaceful backdrop.

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