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Tamarind Mombasa

Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya
254 41 474600
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Ranked #6 of 100 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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Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I do not have the logistics in my favor to visit this restaurant often. I have been able to enjoy the dining experience and fabulous food 8 times in the last 25 years.I have never been disappointed. I went there this August with a friend and was once again delighted with the ambience and warm reception. I have a favorite... More

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Mbale, Uganda
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I used to crave Tamarind village in Mukomani Mombasa when I was young . This time as an adult , I had to visit to remind myself of the Tamarind dhow music of Jambo sana, my childhood favorite. I went for diner in one of the restaurant , had great time with my friend. The negative part though is the... More

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Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

the evening dhow trip, a nice experience , super welcome, good drinks food can better but the atmosphere is fantastic, life band with music that feels you dancing

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Mombasa, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You get very friendly service, everything is very good here. They make arrangement for special event. The final world cup football match was on a big screen. You can book a dhow cruise and enjoy Mombasa sunset.

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Mombasa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Was embarrassed, to have taken my guests there. Took over an hour for them to bring the bread basket! Food was mediocre at best. Spent so much time trying to get a waiters attention couldn't be bothered with what ever was on the table. If you enjoy getting a neck cramp looking for waiters, then this is the place for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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

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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20 helpful votes 20 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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