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Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | PO Box 10294, Mombasa 80101, Kenya
+254736547923
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Valentinsday in the Restaurant Moorings

We have celebrated together our last Valentinesday at the Restaurant Moorings for dinner. The food was excellent and the service was kindly. The location is very nice and the view to the Mtwapa Creek is beautifull. I would recommend you to book a table in advance, especially for days like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Thomas D
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Mtwapa, Kenya
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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160 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mtwapa, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have celebrated together our last Valentinesday at the Restaurant Moorings for dinner. The food was excellent and the service was kindly. The location is very nice and the view to the Mtwapa Creek is beautifull. I would recommend you to book a table in advance, especially for days like Valentinsday.

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Lille, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have been here many times , for many many years.. ' the Moorings ' is a unique location and just right..being away from the main tourist stream , being something wonderfull different , a place by the waters of Mtwapa creeck. It is a place where airline crews would love to enjoy their drinks during a long layover ,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Kenya's only floating restaurant is just one in a million. I was really freaking out when the waiters came to serve us because when they stepped on the wooden platform the whole thing would almost like slant on one side. really amazing experience and i would love to go back there..

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Nairobi
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have been going to this place for now almost 10 years or more.. Never had enough of it.. Just love the ambience of this place and location .. Though now coz of the traffic it gets bit tiresome to reach the restaurant. But if not gone as yet then do check it out .. It's worth it

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Mombasa, Kenya
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Last evening i visited moorings for a sun-downer drink once again. the atmosphere is great as you watch the sunset. In the evening the waiters tends to be overwhelmed - something that needs to be looked into. Have a variety of credit card PDQs - tends to rely on one merchants and the signals are not always to the max.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great location, tried oysters for the first time in my life, good food, a bit expensive though. The walk back to the car can be a torture because of the hill leading down to the restaurant.

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Mombasa, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My maiden visit to moorings was for new years eve dinner, we were warmly received and promptly seated despite not making an advance booking. Food was prepared in good time, but the meals were not tasty and the presentation could have been better, additionally no hot towels were provided prior to serving of the meals. The juice served was said... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The view is fantastic but the food is ok. When asked for some pasta at that time, they dint have. Also coffee like cappuccino was not available as they said machine was spoilt. Needs abit of more attention and maintenance. Otherwise it a ok.

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Nairobi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Located on a Creek, this is one place worth going to mombasa for. Great ambience, great view, great service and delicious food, great portions too. They even do dhow rides now though requires advance booking. Though the food may take a while, as they say it's fresh food, not fast food. Gives you time to down a few glasses of... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Ultimate Experiance Combined With Excellent Service! Moorings is a place where you can go with family & friends to enjoy the view, the sunset & the excellent choice of food. From the Waiters to the Manager Mr. Costa are very cordial & provide the best service money can buy. I would highly recommend this place to all tourists &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?