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Tamarind Mombasa

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Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
254 41 474600
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food is good, but not enough to justify the price

The view is great, but the best thing about this place is probably the service. As a rule, people in kenya don't really know what service means or how to treat its customers. But this place has really well trained staff and is so far the only place where I have seen customer service in a kenyan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Mombasa, Kenya
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The view is great, but the best thing about this place is probably the service. As a rule, people in kenya don't really know what service means or how to treat its customers. But this place has really well trained staff and is so far the only place where I have seen customer service in a kenyan company. Even customer... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Here i got the best lunch i ever had in my long life and for sure I will come back when I visit Kenya in october

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

If you ever visit Mombasa a trip to the Tamarind is a must, but every Wednesday they have an Oyster Fiesta! A platter of 20 oysters with 5 variations a wonderful addition to an already amazing menu - highly recommended and hopefully we will be going again next Wednesday - see you there😘😘

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have never stayed at Tamarind but it is a nice place for dinner with a smaller or bigger group. I have so far only had sushi, and haven't been disappointed (apart from the dynamite rolls that were a bit too spicy for my taste). The food is fresh and well prepared although it might take some time. Tamarind also... More 

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I spent one of my New Year's here and it was a dinner and dance event. With an excellent DJ spinning the Indian tunes and Swahili music, this made the evening even better. Tamarind sits by the sea with the most beautiful and breathtaking scenes. What made the night even more special was we had sky lanterns lit up at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the best dining experiences I've had anywhere in the world. Tamarind more than made up for the horrendous traffic leading into Mombasa! We sat outdoors for more than two hours. Our waitress, Gladys, was extremely helpful and considerate. The manager even came to our table to welcome us. Couldn't have asked for better service. My meal (Tamarind soup... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I love this place--always a must visit when in Mombasa. The food is fresh and delicious, the location is beautiful, and the service very attentive and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Attached to the hotel is one of the best restaurants in Mombasa specialising in fish. Dow trips are also available and are spectacular,

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Best seafood ever, great service and beautifull view! My wife took me there for my birthday and superb suprice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Service! service! service! - excellent:-) from the gate, hostesses, servers- met manager too; attention to detail- went out of their way to reposition our table even after we had started dining- kids preference. tasty, juicy steaks & potatoes to die for(also famous for seafood- but personally didn't try) Ocean view & classy jazzy music Must visit

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: 254 41 474600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?