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Tamarind Mombasa

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Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
254 41 474600
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 155
    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
Treat like King & Queen!

The Tamarind was recommended to us by a regular visitor..My brother! we booked prior, when we arrived we were shown to our table, it was dressed out of this world with pretty lit candles and the best champagne waiting on ice! The atmosphere was warm and relaxed, our waitier was literally that, he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
MonicaMary23
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The Tamarind was recommended to us by a regular visitor..My brother! we booked prior, when we arrived we were shown to our table, it was dressed out of this world with pretty lit candles and the best champagne waiting on ice! The atmosphere was warm and relaxed, our waitier was literally that, he waited on us hand and foot, to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Mombasa Tamarind turned out special in every way - atmosphere, food, service, menu offer and all. Sea food, by the sea, from the sea, prepared perfectly and served beautifully. The reception was well choreographed, warm welcome, cocktails at the lounge, and well paced service . Highly recommended!

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manchester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?