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Tamarind Mombasa

Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
254 41 474600
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Ranked #5 of 99 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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Went there for lunch recently and had the most delicious mouth watering oysters, don't usually fancy them but I think I just developed a liking for them. The location is also convenient as it is in between central and north of Mombasa coincidentally by the creek where you can enjoy the view of Mombasa town from the other side of... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A bit frayed around the edges now but the food remains first class matched by great service and you won't ever be disappointed. Maybe more for groups than romance

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Tamarind used to be romantic, intimate and a tropical dream place. It's been loved to death - well, that aspect has anyway. Over the years it has been enlarged and developed to cope with demand and now has the romantic ambience of a municipal swimming pool. Seafood remains okay, but pricey. Fings ain't wot vey used ta be.

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Am not a big seafood foodie but Tamarind excel themselves. Absolutely finger-licking with very good service. And the view....well, you want to sit there all day!

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Budapest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Simple the best all the world! Lovely place and amazing food! If you go to Mombasa you do not miss it!

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Milan, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Invited by two local friends we had the great opportunity that you dont have to missi if you go to Mombasa. You jump up in a wonderfull ancient vassel ship. They cook for you the fish of fire while a wonderfull music delight you. The travel of the boat is a complete turn of Mombasa so you can admire the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Always have high expectations and again we were not disappointed. Oysters, crab, prawns, lobsters were all fresh, tasty and very well prepared. Only criticism are the dipping sauces served on the seafood platter are way too old fashioned: tartare, guacamole and their signature piripiri. Need to be more creative. Otherwise excellent from cocktails to wines to oyster starters and seafood... More

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Bujumbura, Bujumbura, Burundi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The best fresh & test food I have ever tested I took a grilled lobster that I choose fresh my two other friends, one took grilled prawns and the other grilled steak it was great experience for me. as you wait for food you are served with combination of bites and what made me like most on the service they... More

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Mombasa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to Tamarind for a Birthday party of a colleague. A nice table d'hote menu had been selected and what a piece of Culinary art. The King Prawns were particular awesome. The newly refurbished restaurant and Music really complimented the whole

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Doha, Qatar
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed in the Tamarind over a period of 4 Months. Tamarind Hotel Room was fine always cleaned well, management upgraded the wifi so i could actually get a signal. Hotel staff were very friendly and very helpful. Tamarind Restaurant I originally ate there maybe two three times a week. That soon stopped, I say originally because the novelty fast... More

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