Nairobi Tamarind

167431_640_497Probably the best, and most well known seafood restaurant in Nairobi, the Tamarind Nairobi has been around for almost 40 years having opened in August 1977.

  • Just like its sister restaurant in Mombasa, the Tamarind Nairobi specializes in seafood which is brought up fresh from the coast each day.
  • Using the same menu that had proved so successful in the Mombasa establishment, the Nairobi Tamarind has been the winner of several best Kenya restaurant awards.
  • It has established an excellent reputation for high standards of cuisine and service. The restaurant has an elegant, atmosphere enhanced by a stunning display of glass panels specially commissioned for the Tamarind, and an impressive painting by Tonio Trezbinski.
  • The main restaurant downstairs caters for 80 diners catering for local business people, conference delegates and tourists. For a quiet drink, guests can enjoy the privacy of the mezzanine bar upstairs and the Tamarind also has a private dining room with space to comfortably seat up to 18 people.

With a capacity of 100 people, the Nairobi Tamarind has 50 employees.

The Tamarind Group was voted – EAST AFRICA’S MOST RESPECTED COMPANY : 2005 & 2006

Local Tip

This is popular with the business community and politicians. It’s a very high class establishment so dress up.


Telephone: + 254 20 225 1811 / + 254 733 217 990 / +254 20 221 722
Address: National Bank Building , Off Harambee Ave, Nairobi City Centre

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