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    A BEAST OF A FEAST, SINCE 1980

    The Carnivore

    Leg of lamb, pork, ostrich, rump of beef, sirloin, rack of lamb, spare ribs, sausages, skewered kidneys, even crocodile

    Meats are roasted on traditional maasai swords over a huge charcoal pit that dominates the restaurant's entrance. The rough-hewn beams combine the rustic feel of a rural setting with that of a medieval banqueting hall.

    The Carnivore doesn't conform to the familiar restaurant traditions. First, the soup of the day along with a plate of home baked bworn bread and butter are served. Then, an army of carvers move table to table, swords laden carving juicy cuts onto sizzling cast-iron plates. Accompanying the meat feast is a selection of salads, vegetable side dishes and sauces

    The feeding frenzy doesn't stop until you declare defeat by lowering the white paper flag perched atop the central tray. This is then followed by dessert and coffee. The full meal including the soup course is at a set price. A vegetarian menu is also offered.

    Experience the house cocktail, the 'dawa' - medicine or magic potion in swahili. Based on a famous Brazilian drink, enjoy it delivered on a portable tray by the medicine man fittingly named Dr. Dawa

     
    A BEAST OF A FEAST, SINCE 1980

    Simba by Carnivore

    Adjoining The Carnivore is Simba, a vibrant, informal restaurant that incorporates a children's playground

    Simba is very popular on weekends, and a lively nightclub. Order pizza from a traditional domed, brick oven or indulge at the Salad Bar, or go traditional and have steaks, hamburgers, scampi, trout, chicken and other light snacks.

    The Carnivore doesn't conform to the familiar restaurant traditions. First, the soup of the day along with a plate of home baked brown bread and butter are served. Then, an army of carvers move table to table, swords laden carving juicy cuts onto sizzling cast-iron plates. Accompanying the meat feast is a selection of salads, vegetable side dishes and sauces

    The nightclub operates from Wednesday to Sunday and has themed nights to cater for fans of contemporary African Music, Rock, Soul, Jazz, Old Skool and the latest hits. The Simba Saloon has hosted some of Africa's best musicians as well as international acts - Maxi Priest, Yellowman, Sadao Watanabe, Manu Dibango, Salif Keita, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Ismael Lo and Habib Koite are some of the performers that have graced the stage

     
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    YOUR CASUAL DINE OUT EXPERIENCE

    Kengele's

    Founded in 1998, Kengele’s is a popular entertainment & sports venue situated at Lavington Green that offers a relaxing ambience in addition to delicious food and superb service.

    Located in the leafy suburbs of Lavington, Kengele's offers a unique indoor & outdoor dining experience in a classy, rustic setting with a fun & entertaining vibe. An atmospheric garden bar, indoor bar, deck and terrace areas are all ideal for your parties, events and functions. Food is cooked with the finest fresh ingredients prepared from the TAMARIND KITCHENS.

     
    TAMAMBO KAREN BLIXEN

    Tamambo Karen

    In a beautiful, peaceful setting on Karen Road near the Karen Blixen Museum, about half a mile from the Karen Golf and Country Club

    It is the site of the original farmhouse which was the Blixen property. Choose from the cosy, indoor restaurant with adjacent terrace and garden for a la carte dining or any one of the function areas such as the Grand Marquee sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' weddings, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions

    Huge Jacaranda, Candelabra Cactus, Bottle Brush and over 200 species of blooming varieties surround one of the largest and oldest formal gardens in Kenya

    Enjoy delicious Tamambo Cocktails as you catch your favourite sporting events at the bar which opens out to a lounge. The restaurant is open for breakfast from 6am to 10pm and the menu is a fusion of Tamarind and Tamambo dishes.

    There are 3 versatile cocktail venues that include Grand Marquise Tent, Grogan House and The Inside Dining Room.

    The bar sits up to 100pax anc can be extended outside to the lawns/gardens. Grogan House includes a partition which has a bar and kitchen and can sit up to 225 pax for conferences and 70pax for cocktail parties. The Garden holds a capacity of up to 100pax depending on the weather and shade available. The tent is mainly used for functions, major lunches/festive seasons. It can hold a capacity of 150pax seated and 200 pax stand up (cocktail parties)

     
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    A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

    Tamarind Dhow

    Nawalilkher and Babulkher are authentic, ocean-worthy Jahazis - traditional Arab sailing boats

    These boats used to trade cargo along Kenya's coast onto the Arab states. They have been refurbished as floating restaurants retaining the traditional aspects. They're now moored at the Mombasa Tamarind jetty. Nawalkilkher sails daily except Sunday, day and evening. Private charters can be organised for Sunday.

    The lunchtime cruise departs from the Tamambo Jetty at 1pm, cruises serenely up the Tudor Creek to a secluded spot where the dhow moors. Lunch consists of a delicious Tamarind seafood platter or a prime Kenyan fillet steak followed by a fresh tropical fruit salad and rounded off with Kenyan Coffee and halwa. The dhow returns to the jetty at 3pm

    Nawalilkher is available for private bookings ancd can seat up to 7-pax, leaving plenty of room for dancing on the night cocktails. The dhow can also hold cocktail parties for up to 100 people. Babulkher has a capacity of 55 pax for dinner and 70 pax for cocktails and is also available for exclusive hire

     
    THE ULTIMATE RELAXATION

    Dawa Terrace

    The Dawa Terrace lies adjacent to the Mombasa Tamarind and enjoys the same stunning views of Mombasa's old harbour. With it's moorish decor, it blends in with the architectural style unique to Tamarind and creates a relaxed exotic ambiance. Fitted with a stylish sushi and cocktail bar, buests can partake in pre-Tamarind dinner drinks or hang out for a casual evening of delicious sushi, ceviche and cocktails. Look our for our weekly special cocktails and sushi specials created by our sushi chef, sochu cocktails being a firm favourite.

     
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    THE LEADING SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

    Tamarind Mombasa

    In the early 70s there were no quality restaurants in Mombasa, Kenyan born Chris Seex who was managing a resort Hotel at the time was determined to correct this. His dream was to create Africa's finest seafood restaurant. With a little financial and moral support, he designed the Mombasa Tamarind - built with high arches and a crenellated roof, the elegant white building is a throwback to a bygone Arab era with the perfect setting - a starlit terrace perched atop a cliff overlooking the picturesque Mombasa's old harbour.

    The menu is a creative blend of the best of French, Asian and African cuisines. The specialty is seafood and only the finest ingredients are used. The prawns piri piri, chili crab and lobster have earned the restaurant worldwide acclaim and rave reviews from international publications such as Gourmet, The London Times, and The Herald Tribune. Personalised service, original presentation and meticulous attention to detail has cemented Tamarind's reputation as one of the finest restaurants in Africa, fulfilling the founder's dream in spectacular fashion. The restaurant has a seating capacity of 160 pax

    Tamarind Mombasa can cater for large groups, corporate dinners and cocktail parties. We will tailor a menu to suit your tastes. Attached to the restaurant is the private dining room which can seat up to 25 guests for meetings, dinner and company celebrations. The lawn outside overlooking the old town is ideal for cocktail receptions.

     
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    YOUR CASUAL DINE OUT EXPERIENCE

    Roast by Carnivore

    Roast by Carnivore is your casual, dine-out restaurant that offers a deliciously inspiring selection of 'signature' sandwiches. Pulled pork/beef and chicken, meat rich platters, fresh crunchy salads and a selection of sides and bites coupled with great customer experience. We also serve the refreshing classic dawa (yes, the dawa cocktail was created by the Tamarind Group), other cocktails and a fully stocked bar. Roast by Carnivore is proudly 100% Kenyan and part of the Tamarind Group

     
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