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Tamarind Mombasa

Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
254 41 474600
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Ranked #5 of 101 Restaurants in Mombasa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Olten, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Antwerp, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I've been Tamarind a couple of times. It's a great place for sundowners combined with some sushi. Also, the actual restaurant serves delicious meals with a extremely friendly staff.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was one of 'those' evenings......had to ask for a drink, ask for the menu, ask if we could order....please, ask for knife and fork, ask for next course, ask for dessert and finally ask for bill - think we should have just walked out. Food was not bad, but not as good as it used to be, portions are... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If your into sea food (like i am) you will absolutely love this place. It helps that the service is very good and the staff friendly. The live band made the experience all the more pleasurable. Try it, i'm sure you will not be disappointed...

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Calgary, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I go to this restaurant any time I am in Mombasa.I have never graced it with a review. I have never had a bad experience or a mediocre meal. The oysters are amazing and the view, wow. Should have done this review a long time ago.

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

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