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Kenya Restaurants

Tamarind

  • Harambee Ave. Map It
  • Nairobi
  • Seafood

Updated 10/19/2012

Fodor's Review

Hands down the finest seafood restaurant in town, Tamarind is famous for its deep-fried crab claws, ginger crab, and piri piri (spicy, buttery prawns grilled over charcoal). Everything is flown up daily from the coast, including the Malindi sole and the Kilifi oysters, tiny but very flavorful and served either raw or as classic oysters Rockefeller. Try the delicious kokonda, based on a famous dish from Fiji—raw fish and shrimp are marinated in lime juice,

coconut cream, fennel, mustard seed, and local chili peppers. The setting is quite lovely, with stained glass by renowned Kenya artist Nani Croze.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

National Bank of Kenya, Harambee Ave., Nairobi, 00200, Kenya

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Phone:

020-225–1811

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations essential

Updated 10/19/2012

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