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Peponi Hotel Restaurant

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Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
254 42 633421
Today
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 71
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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the setting , the presentation and the flavors,,omg, the chef and the kitchen staff are innovative and all the sea food is fresh coming straight from the hotels' fishing boat,

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lamu Island, Kenya
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English first
Lamu Island, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the setting , the presentation and the flavors,,omg, the chef and the kitchen staff are innovative and all the sea food is fresh coming straight from the hotels' fishing boat,

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

High standards of fine dining, but also really down to earth and lovely. A gem of a place. I understand that the owner sold the Talisman, which conveys how yummy the food is.

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Trinidad
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What a delightful setting on the seafront. Peponi sparkles with chic, beautiful people and wonderful food. It can get quite busy but we always felt looked after, as everyone checked in to ensure that we had everything we needed. This is a wide variety of choice on the menu from sushi to tapas. A standout for me was the hummus... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The woman who runs this hotel is arrogant and pretentious - and so are their loud regular customers who permanently dominate the bar, bully other patrons and abuse Africans. A generally hostile environment towards black people.

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London
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Had a delicious lunch here with friends. The rooms looked amazing and I would love to come back and stay!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

One of my best ever meals truly.We had lunch here on our second day in Lamu and the food was very presentable,grilled just right and spiced just enough.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Food was excellent! We went for Lunches there, and really enjoyed the service and quality of food. pleasantly surprised to find such quality in Lamu.

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MSP
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Peponi hotel is among the oldest and great hotels in Lamu. It is located in Shella few miles away from Lamu town. It is a little costy but worth staying.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The food at Peponi Hotel restaurant is outstanding. I can recommend the butter crab claws and they have an excellent choice of tapas menus to suit all tastes.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The service is perhaps not the best, but the staff is friendly ad the food is good.The atmosphere is excellent with th sea just outside if you will be selected to seat on the terrace

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Additional Information about Peponi Hotel Restaurant

Address: Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 42 633421
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
  • Phone Number: 254 42 633421
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm

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