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Purdy Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 712 007001
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (56 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (7 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, Pizza, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Purdy Arms with a group of 40 people. Great experience, lication, service and food. Recommendable!

2  Thank EelcoBrouw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Arrived with friends and enjoyed a great lunch. Not cheap but excellent food. Particularly the salads and pasta. Lovely setting and atmosphere. Plenty for kids to do. Archery, quads, play area and open space. TVs if you need them. Lovely outdoor area. The Saturday market...More

1  Thank THFA1984
Reviewed 6 days ago

Jetlagged after 24 hours of travel I was looking for a spot to hang out on a Sunday afternoon like a pub in the countryside. Well, I found it! Just what the doctor ordered. Sit out in the garden or grab a table inside to...More

1  Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

First thing that caught my eye was that there were some dogs inside the restaurant. It is also located in a location that's a good drive from the central business district and this seclusion makes it the ideal joint to tune out the city madness.

1  Thank Awhkanah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed here many times and have always been looked after by all the staff there. All rooms have their own character and are very homely and comfortable. Best place to stay when in Nairobi without a doubt. Very reasonable room rates and the...More

1  Thank JulieG293
Julie S, Owner at Purdy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Purdy arms is perfect for a weekend brunch, either with family, or friends. As a starter, I must recommend the toothsome samosas, either with prawn or Brie and sun-dried tomato, a house speciality. The menu offers a variety of options for the mains, Pizza, English...More

1  Thank grace_den_dulk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped for lunch and a beer after visiting the Giraffe Centre and Mambo Crocodile. food was good, great Tusker Hard cider

1  Thank lsbrun
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely gardens and relaxed atmosphere. Food is of a high quality and service is reasonable. Affordable food of a high standard.

1  Thank Elmarie G
PurdyArms, General Manager at Purdy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Elmarie, Thank you for your amazing review. Hosting you was a lovely pleasure and we can't wait to host you again soon:-) Regards, M.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very pretty location, great prices and wonderful food. Had their soup of the day, tried the feta samosas and their fish and chips. Everything was top notch! Also, free wifi was a nice bonus.

1  Thank Travis S
PurdyArms, General Manager at Purdy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Travis, Thank you for your splendid review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at our establishment and we can't wait to host you again soon:-) Regards, M.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I visited here over a month ago and did not like the food and gave an honest review. Well I decided to give it another go with a friend and I must say the food was excellent. I had the gammon which to be honest...More

Thank dazzaref
PurdyArms, General Manager at Purdy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi, Thank you for your awesome review, regards have been passed on to the chef and she has promised to keep the good work going and we do look forward to hosting you again soon. Regards, M.

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Questions & Answers
28 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
8 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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