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Behind Nakumatt Nyali & City Mall | Behind Nakumatt Nyali City mall, Mombasa, Kenya
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian food in Mombasa

I had heard some bad reviews about this place but I was in for a pleasant surprise when the starters arrived. We had ordered mushrooms in creamy sauce and baby mozzarella and both the dishes were delicious! The pizza was really good too. However, the lasagna was not at all up to standard, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
SapzR
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mombasa, Kenya
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

La Veranda has been the Mombasa name for Italian food for ages. A while back the standard declined quite a bit but then the owner Alberto came back and now standards are back to their old high. Situated in Nyali behind the City Mall and Nakumatt, the restaurant is in what was once a residential house. They have a nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had heard some bad reviews about this place but I was in for a pleasant surprise when the starters arrived. We had ordered mushrooms in creamy sauce and baby mozzarella and both the dishes were delicious! The pizza was really good too. However, the lasagna was not at all up to standard, but maybe if was one of those... More 

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Kaltenkirchen, Germany
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

If you like to eat something special...than go there.....from the starter to the desserts.....ask for the special of the day....and go for it.....no tourist around.....

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is hidden behind city mall accessible from the back roads The restaurant has a good selection on the menu Italian and continent dishes the quality and quantity of food served was impressive my wife n I were full with only the starters we has ordered the main items had to be packed The sitting arrangement is well spaced... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Probably the pizza men is a new one sine we had pizzas in La Veranda several times but the last time, over Eastern, was very very good, well la veranda keep it up.

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Mombasa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Private and good location, easy to park and very good food and pizza. Good wine selection. Nice place to take your love one out for a nice meal.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Nice food and a nice and quiet place. All the food is delicious and fresh. Pizza is also very good. Love it there.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I went there for a lunch and it was splendid the food service was super fast and well managed. The environment is beautiful and simply managed to perfection

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I ate here every day for a week and the standard of cuisine was extremely high every day. The owner, Alberto, is charming and friendly, and makes all of his clientele feel welcome. The staff are excellent and the ambiance top class. I cannot recommend it enough.

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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233 reviews 233 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I understand that there has been changes in management since my first visit and was slightly put off by some of the previous reviews but was pleasantly surprised. The service was good and the food was nice. My guests had fish fillet, chicken with mushroom sauce and i had lasagne. Very good portions and tasty. The Lasagne was not so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Behind Nakumatt Nyali & City Mall | Behind Nakumatt Nyali City mall, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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