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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 152
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Lunch at Tamarid Restaurant

It was one of the best lunch i ever had at any Restaurant.This included sea food,crabs,Grilled Lobster and Fish.Will go again and again.Thank you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
croon55
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manchester
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It was one of the best lunch i ever had at any Restaurant.This included sea food,crabs,Grilled Lobster and Fish.Will go again and again.Thank you.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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89 reviews 89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

too bad about the food and the service, neither of which was particularly good fabulous view though and a bice setting for dinner drinks the salads (both I sent one back) were not to my liking, the main dish had prawns that did not seem fresh and their breads were uninspiring was a disappointment

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Topped off a wonderful trip to Mombasa with a great lunch - amazing lobster, service - very peaceful atmosphere. Best restaurant in Kenya.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

wonderful to arrive at this serene and beautiful spot overlooking the river. Menu is very good and the seafood beautifully presented and as good as anywhere. Tuna sashimi is my favourite starter and this time I had the king prawn peri peri. Chargrilled to perfection. Minus one star for over charging on the wine menu. Oyster Bay at $65 a... More 

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Olten, Switzerland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We ate dinner in Tamarinds in January 2015. The restaurant is nicely made and the food is delicious. Probably the best place to eat seafood in Mombasa. This is also reflected in the prices, who are quite high. Still worth to go

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been visiting the Tamarind since 1979 and sadly it's not as good as it was. It's in a fabulous outdoor location looking over Mombasa Island and offers a great choice of both seafood and meat. The crab claws when available are stunning and prawn curry is an established favourite. I used to rate this as my favourite restaurant... More 

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Amazing service, ambiance, meals... Best time to go either lunch for an amazing view or Dinner for the awesome ambiance Must go restaurant

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Tamarind has long been a favourite Mombasa restaurant of ours and they have recently added a more informal Sushi Bar & Lounge. There is a covered seating area as well as an open deck area overlooking Tudor Creek. We ordered the "Sushi & Sushimi Boat" which serves 3 & thoroughly enjoyed it. The cooks operate at the bar so... More 

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Nairobi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's definitely one of the finest restaurants of Mombasa Town. Though there are many on Diani but in Mombasa city it's hard to beat Tamarind specially evenings

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Amman, Jordan
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47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Tamarind has been around for as long as I can remember and for my family it is a must every time we visit Mombasa (usually once every 2 years). We visited this December and again everyone was thrilled with our seafood and cocktails. The atmosphere and setting is so stunning as it overlooks the creek and you can literally... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

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