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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
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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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 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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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
2 helpful votes 2 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Victoria, Seychelles
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Have not been there for a while but my memories of this place are good. Food service and inside setting are good for Mombasa standards. I hope they still keeping up the good standards.

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Shanzu, Kenya
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Was out in Mombasa Town earlier in the week and we couldn't park near the Restaurant that we had intended to go to. We knew Shehnai was nearby so found a parking space and went there instead. Am I pleased we did. Very hot outside and as the doorman opened the door for us we were greeted by the A/C... More

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

the food is excellent.Restaurant offers a la carte Indian cuisine.comfortable setting with A/C which is quite good as Mombasa can be very hot during the daytime.

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