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Shehnai Restaurant

Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 41 2224801
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Ranked #17 of 101 Restaurants in Mombasa
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Buffet
Description: Shehnai Restaurant is known for the best Mughlai and Tandoori Cuisine in the Heart of Mombasa City. Its recognized for the Royal Ambiance and Personalized Service alongside the tantalizing and mouth watering dishes!!!
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Lovely mughlai food though very rich in its gravy and spices. You can't go wrong with the food . Good portions and warm and friendly staff and owners. The owner always comes to take orders personally and also suggests if you are not sure of what to eat. Must try.

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mombasa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

the best in town. never seen such decor in any restaurant in the center of the city. the best Indian dishes with test matching to Asian continent. best part is there is no alcohol.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lovely place to eat, right in the centre of town. Tasty food and very good service. Definitely a place I would go again.

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

One of the best Indian restaurants we've ever been to. Excellent and attentive service, traditional decor. The food looks as good as it tastes. Just make sure not to order too much as you'll be tempted to finish it until the last bite :).

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

If you are in Mombasa town and wish to have Indian food, just drop in at Shehnai and you will be mesmerized with the food, service and attentiveness of the waiters!! As soon we walked in the first day, the owner himself came across our table and greeted us and made us feel at home. They ensured that we along... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Had an excellent dinner here, superb Haveli Kofta and Biryani Chicken (by all standards) and the a really outsrtanding MACHI TANDOORWALLI (wow!!). the only thing that we missed is some worthy dessrets - don't miss this place if you are in Town.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

When in Mombasa,one must pay a visit to this excellent restaurant.It is one of the oldest in Mombasa but the cuisine is superb with a range of spices so that one can either have your meal really spicy or just mild(to suit your taste).The owners are always around and ever helpful in helping you choose something to your liking.The Haandi... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The restaurant is excellent have been going there for over 10 years, cosy atmosphere and ambience and authentic taste.

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Entebbe, Uganda
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Fabulous Indian cuisine, with great selections for vegetarians. What I liked is that they made anything you wanted in a NON-spicy way, which is good for me. I loved the exotic tastes.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

A warm and elegant environment to enjoy indian cuisine with your family and friends. Great service and food presentation is good too.

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Additional Information about Shehnai Restaurant

Address: Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 41 2224801
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Indian

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