Whether on a business lunch, enjoying a meal with the family, or simply dining alone, these are some of the restaurants to visit in Karen.
Picazzo Restaurant specialises in Spanish cuisine, tapas and a variety of international delicacies. Their love for the wine culture allows them to invite you to a very extensive and unforgettable wine menu. Picazzo is a restaurant where emotions multiply, where each corner, each detail and service reflects the personality and philosophy of the artist.
News Cafe serves world class food offerings and premier beverage choices in a contemporary and vibrant atmosphere. The fact that their menu looks like a newspaper is proof of how particular News Cafe is with details, and this reflects in the amazing food they serve.
Choose the cosy, indoor restaurant with adjacent terrace or the peaceful garden or go to the bar for delicious cocktails, bar snacks as you catch sporting events. The Grogan House is a lovely space with a serene garden for a la carte dining. Enjoy tunes from the regular band on Fridays and a delicious lunch buffet on Sundays.
Open House Karen is one of the most renowned Indian Restaurants in Karen. It offers a mouth-watering selection of traditionally cooked, authentic Indian dishes, with the emphasis on flavour. If you are a lover of fish, they offer a fine selection of fish dishes, both as starters and main course. A wide range of vegetarian options are also available.
This café, with its homey farmhouse decor, is a haven for vegans and the health conscious as well as those looking for some serious café comfort food. The food, which includes salads, crepes, sandwiches and café food, is fresh and packed full of flavour with organic produce and superfood ingredients.
Situated on an indigenous forest with lawns, beautiful plants and flowers, Dari, located next to the Africa Wildlife Foundation will form the perfect backdrop for breakfast, lunch, dinner or any other special occasion. Birthdays, anniversaries or family reunions are all good reasons to celebrate.
Just off Dennis Pritt road is what’s considered one of the best places to get that nyama choma fix. The signature aroma of meat cuts roasting on the grill tells you why this place is so busy. The car park appears adequate though when it gets busy, the vehicles park on the roadside too. Most people are drawn to Road House grill for their goat and chicken choma platters. Be prepared to wait for an hour for your grilled goat but it is well worth it.
Que Pasa is a busy, friendly, neighbourhood bar and restaurant offering locals and visitors alike an informal place to eat, drink, lounge and relax. It aims to create a stylish yet simple space with sliding doors that open onto the street, vast wooden chandeliers hanging from high ceilings, bare stone walls, tiled floors, and an upstairs lounge area overlooking the new dining area. Their continental menu ranges from steak and fish dishes to gourmet pasta bowls all served up on candlelit wooden tables.
Located in the leafy suburbs of Karen is Marula Mercantile. A family-friendly restaurant suitable for every occasion with it’s indoor and outdoor facilities. It houses an equipped children’s play area where the little ones can keep themselves busy as the grown ups enjoy Marula’s fine selection of coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour and cocktails.