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The Moorings

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Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | PO Box 10294, Mtwapa 80101, Kenya
+254736547923
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 69
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Fajitas

I have been to Moorings many times and I will always have the chicken fajitas as they are simply the best! It's a great place for lunch or supper as it has simply the most beautiful views! Highly recommend

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Spectacular,beautiful.....the magical waves swaying the bar and soft classic music playing.whether you are here for a drink,a romantic dinner or as a family Moorings doesn't disappoint.you can walk around bare foot.the prawns and the sauce finger licking.worth every penny. a magical place for a romantic dinner the washrooms give you a homely feeling ,i love the scorpion art on the... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you go before sunsey you can can experience the only sunset over water on the east coast, because of Mtwapa creek. Its quite spectacular. Food is on the pricey side, but most definitely worth it. They actually have pizza at 700ksh which is cheap. Peppersteak is 1500 but delicious and worth it.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I have been to Moorings many times and I will always have the chicken fajitas as they are simply the best! It's a great place for lunch or supper as it has simply the most beautiful views! Highly recommend

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great location and views. Food was nothing special. We went with a lot of anticipation but after effect of the food was not to kind to some of the folks in our party. Stay away from the deep fried honey dipped prawns!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Well what an afternoon, we popped out for a light lunch and to be honest the only reason we choose The Moorings was due to the watery location, I was a little worried about the proximity of the bridge with heavy traffic however wow were we impressed! As we sat on the pontoon decking, shaded by umbrellas, we would have... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I visited Moorings with my girlfriend for a pleasant lunch with a view. We were not disappointed. Unsure as to what to order we thought we would share a few starters. The smoked sailfish was simply fantastic and the garlic prawns were excellent. Both dishes were perfectly cooked, well presented and very reasonably priced. We couldn't ask for more. Pleasant... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The floating restaurant is awesome. You enjoy your meal amid a lovely atmosphere and cool breeze. Perfect for a sundowner

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Mombasa, Kenya
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

loved the breeze and the beautiful environment for such fantastic time with your lover !will come again for a treat with my wife !!! beautiful !!!

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Horley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The location and atmosphere is great but the food this time was very poor and the service indifferent. The price is very high for what you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very friendly staff and excellent food. Not just on one occasion but many visits in Jan and Feb 2015. A very good place to relax and enjoy like. Will be back in Dec.

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Additional Information about The Moorings

Address: Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | PO Box 10294, Mtwapa 80101, Kenya
Phone Number: +254736547923
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Continental

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | PO Box 10294, Mtwapa 80101, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254736547923

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?