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Purdy Arms

61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 712 007001
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (65 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is really nice with the various areas: terraces, bar, restaurant and kids playground which is large. There is even a small market. Food was good atmosphere enjoyable, while busy with mostly expats crowd over weekends.

1  Thank Dante C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

They've got warm and friendly staff, Chef Kendi has really transformed their kitchen and the food is amazing. It a nice place to chill and unwind with your friends.

Thank _Osune89
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Staying here for a couple of nights as it’s near to where friends live. Didn’t do much research beforehand but very impressed with this B&B. The setting is gorgeous, acres of beautiful green space with plenty to do within the grounds. Highlight so far was...More

Thank r0bjbatchel0r
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I normally go to Purdy for lunch and as there's an organic market on Saturdays...easy to buy produce n eat as well. On Monday we decided to just go for quick lunch. The food is okay. The ambience fantastic for us as nature lovers. They...More

Thank Bertina K
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Awesome.Amazing.Wonderful. Went there on a Sunday afternoon for outdoor wall climbing, archery and other games.Th e staff are friendly and helpful. We had a good day and lots of fun.Lots of spaces for other events.

Thank Bernice J
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

If on special diet, would absolutely not recommend it! Friendly waiters but very inflexible chefs!!!🙄🙄The chefs cannot even attempt to accommodate needs for special diet!!It’s like their menu is cast on concrete!!

Thank Monkey L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I love this place especially on Saturdays when they have some Market day and you can pick anything from organic stuff to chocolate.

Thank Esther n
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Location is great and very child and adult friendly, food is good, the indian choices are a particular favourite, absolutely delicious; though the naan rations could stand to go up by just a bit. The vegetables served with dishes are so fresh and crisp. Vast...More

Thank bridgetaabaa
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A group of friends/explorers and I went to this place for a farewell dinner. To set the scene, there were 18 of us. After being sat, we ordered our drinks, and, eventually ordered dinner. I initially ordered a vegetarian dish, but was told it was...More

Thank Darin J
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Purdy Arms is the setting for an Organic Farmer Market very Saturday morning, with excellent fresh vegetables, honey, plus crafts, including carved wooden bowls and etched wine glasses. I always see someone I know and we sit for a cappuccino, which is delivered promptly perfectly...More

Thank Delta W
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Questions & Answers
29 April 2017|
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Response from SlammerKenya | Property representative |
Twiga suite is on the first floor overlooking the garden. It has it's own private balcony which can only be accessed from the room and is for the private use of the guests staying there. The garden can get busy on... More
9 April 2017|
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Response from SlammerKenya | Property representative |
Hi, Purdy Arms have their own as well as 3rd party security. If you have any specific issues give them a call on 0712 007001 and ask for Rob or Jules. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 712 007001
  • E-mail
Set in 21 acres of Karen, a leafy suburb twenty kilometers Southwest of Nairobi, lies the Purdy Arms. With a view of the famed knuckled ridge of the Ngong Hills (“I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills” – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa) it is a relaxing place to stay, have a meal or drink or two.
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