Best gardens in Nairobi

Check out the top gardens in Nairobi, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages Ltd
1. Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages Ltd
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6 local reviews
P.O. Box 163 , Nairobi
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
020 882138
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Paul
Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages was originally a hunting lodge/farm house which was built around 1906…
Monique
Friday evenings at Blixen is great, usually a lovely band with good singers, garden is very pretty and not…
Julie
Great outside seating in the garden. Delicious food. Close to Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre Fantastic…
1. Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages Ltd
1. Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages Ltd
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6 local reviews
P.O. Box 163 , Nairobi
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
020 882138
Paul
Paul
Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages was originally a hunting lodge/farm house which was built around 1906 to 1908. It is located in a…
Monique
Monique
Friday evenings at Blixen is great, usually a lovely band with good singers, garden is very pretty and not full of boisterous drunks…
Julie
Julie
Great outside seating in the garden. Delicious food. Close to Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre Fantastic for lunch.
2. Garden city mall
2. Garden city mall
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9 local reviews
Garden city mall, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
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Edward
From the aquamarine water of the heated swimming pool to the ultra-modern fitted kitchens, solid bamboo…
George
Garden city is a modern mall that is 500 meters away from the comfort zone. It is one of the biggest malls in…
Gladys
You'll be able to find anything you want here, however on the Garden Estate Road leading up to the mall,…
2. Garden city mall
2. Garden city mall
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9 local reviews
Garden city mall, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
Edward
Edward
From the aquamarine water of the heated swimming pool to the ultra-modern fitted kitchens, solid bamboo flooring and glass balcony…
George
George
Garden city is a modern mall that is 500 meters away from the comfort zone. It is one of the biggest malls in Kenya. It has an array of…
Gladys
Gladys
You'll be able to find anything you want here, however on the Garden Estate Road leading up to the mall, you'll see small local shops,…
3. Purdy Arms
3. Purdy Arms
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15 local reviews
61 Marula Ln, Nairobi
+254 712 007001
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Tina
Purdy Arms is another local hangout with food, bar and often show sports events, they have a lovely garden and…
Alexa
Friendly environment, beautiful gardens, good food. Pizza night on Wednesdays (2 for the price of 1). Organic…
Margaret
International cuisine. Beautiful gardens and forest. Good place to catch up with friends. Karaoke Nights
3. Purdy Arms
3. Purdy Arms
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15 local reviews
61 Marula Ln, Nairobi
+254 712 007001
Tina
Tina
Purdy Arms is another local hangout with food, bar and often show sports events, they have a lovely garden and have a eco friendly home…
Alexa
Alexa
Friendly environment, beautiful gardens, good food. Pizza night on Wednesdays (2 for the price of 1). Organic Market on Saturdays till 3pm
Margaret
Margaret
International cuisine. Beautiful gardens and forest. Good place to catch up with friends. Karaoke Nights
4. Carnivore Kenya
4. Carnivore Kenya
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42 local reviews
Carnivore Kenya, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+254 733 611608
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Wycliffe Anyona
The Carnivore is the ultimate 'Beast of a Feast' A variety of meats including ostrich, crocodile and camel,…
Betty B. M.
Carnivore or "Carn-ee" as it's known to locals is not your conventional all-you-can-eat joint! Here you have…
4. Carnivore Kenya
4. Carnivore Kenya
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42 local reviews
Carnivore Kenya, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+254 733 611608
Wycliffe Anyona
Wycliffe Anyona
The Carnivore is the ultimate 'Beast of a Feast' A variety of meats including ostrich, crocodile and camel, are roasted over charcoal and…
Betty B. M.
Betty B. M.
Carnivore or "Carn-ee" as it's known to locals is not your conventional all-you-can-eat joint! Here you have delicious game meats served…
5. Nairobi National Museum
5. Nairobi National Museum
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55 local reviews
Museum Hill Road, off Thika Highway, Central Business District, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+254 20 8164136
Museum
Kagure
The Museum can help you to interpret Kenya’s rich heritage and offers a one stop for visitors to sample the…
Yvonne
Kenya and African history, artwork, botanical garden, snake park, Nairobi river....
5. Nairobi National Museum
5. Nairobi National Museum
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55 local reviews
Museum Hill Road, off Thika Highway, Central Business District, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+254 20 8164136
Kagure
Kagure
The Museum can help you to interpret Kenya’s rich heritage and offers a one stop for visitors to sample the country’s rich heritage both…
Yvonne
Yvonne
Kenya and African history, artwork, botanical garden, snake park, Nairobi river....
6. Karura Forest
6. Karura Forest
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85 local reviews
Karura Forest, Nairobi
PremiseParkPoint of interest
Tobin
Karura Forest (Ksh200) A fantastic forest set in the middle of Nairobi, and very close to the house. There…
David
Very close to the house, garden was probably once part of the same forest. Unspoilt but now secure, great for…
6. Karura Forest
6. Karura Forest
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85 local reviews
Karura Forest, Nairobi
Tobin
Tobin
Karura Forest (Ksh200) A fantastic forest set in the middle of Nairobi, and very close to the house. There are two entrances to choose…
David
David
Very close to the house, garden was probably once part of the same forest. Unspoilt but now secure, great for walks, picnics, jogging, you…
7. Talisman
7. Talisman
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22 local reviews
320 Ngong Rd, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+254 705 999997
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Marcus
One of the best Restaurants in Nairobi and a must visit spot if you are staying in Karen. Set in old Karen…
Geraldine
Lovely garden setting and excellent food and ambeance.
7. Talisman
7. Talisman
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22 local reviews
320 Ngong Rd, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+254 705 999997
Marcus
Marcus
One of the best Restaurants in Nairobi and a must visit spot if you are staying in Karen. Set in old Karen house with a big garden. Voted…
Geraldine
Geraldine
Lovely garden setting and excellent food and ambeance.
8. The Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
8. The Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
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12 local reviews
89 Ruaka Rd, Karura
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+254 721 920820
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Nikki
First class restaurant, English style pub, great high teas, slightly expensive but worth every cent! Live…
8. The Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
8. The Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant
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12 local reviews
89 Ruaka Rd, Karura
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+254 721 920820
Nikki
Nikki
First class restaurant, English style pub, great high teas, slightly expensive but worth every cent! Live music every now and then, club…
9. Utamaduni Artisans of Africa
9. Utamaduni Artisans of Africa
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6 local reviews
Utamaduni Artisans of Africa, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+254 722 205028
StorePoint of interestEstablishment
Lorna
African artisan market, located in the leafy suburb of Langata the shop is easy to drop into on you way to…
Jules
African crafts store selling antiques & artefacts from all over Africa. You can also enjoy refreshments in…
9. Utamaduni Artisans of Africa
9. Utamaduni Artisans of Africa
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6 local reviews
Utamaduni Artisans of Africa, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+254 722 205028
Lorna
Lorna
African artisan market, located in the leafy suburb of Langata the shop is easy to drop into on you way to some of the exciting venues in…
Jules
Jules
African crafts store selling antiques & artefacts from all over Africa. You can also enjoy refreshments in their garden as you watch the…
10. Zen Garden
10. Zen Garden
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5 local reviews
Zen Garden, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
020 8034445
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Peter
Zen Garden is the only Thai restaurant in town that serves the best cuisine. They have stunning outside spaces…
Yvonne
Beautiful garden restaurant, good food, ambience, relaxing
10. Zen Garden
10. Zen Garden
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5 local reviews
Zen Garden, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
020 8034445
Peter
Peter
Zen Garden is the only Thai restaurant in town that serves the best cuisine. They have stunning outside spaces for groups and family to…
Yvonne
Yvonne
Beautiful garden restaurant, good food, ambience, relaxing
11. Boho Eatery
11. Boho Eatery
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6 local reviews
Boho Eatery, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
0727 502416
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Monique
If you are looking at a restaurant that is more geared to a vegetarian menu, this is fantastic, however their…
Edith
This bohemian restaurant serves Vegan cuisine. It's located in Hardy, Karen, in a converted house, has an…
11. Boho Eatery
11. Boho Eatery
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6 local reviews
Boho Eatery, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
0727 502416
Monique
Monique
If you are looking at a restaurant that is more geared to a vegetarian menu, this is fantastic, however their pulled pork burger is also…
Edith
Edith
This bohemian restaurant serves Vegan cuisine. It's located in Hardy, Karen, in a converted house, has an outdoor bar and patio seating area…
12. Arbor Place
12. Arbor Place
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4 local reviews
James Gichuru Road, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
0729 400291
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kezza
An eco-friendly garden cafe with an eclectic selection of food and also a marketplace in a tranquil garden…
Kūi
Yummy food and garden vibes.
12. Arbor Place
12. Arbor Place
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4 local reviews
James Gichuru Road, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
0729 400291
Kezza
Kezza
An eco-friendly garden cafe with an eclectic selection of food and also a marketplace in a tranquil garden setting in the heart of Nairobi.
Kūi
Kūi
Yummy food and garden vibes.