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Tamarind Dhow

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Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 41 4474600
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol

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  • 10
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  • 2
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Sea Food Ever!!!!!

Oh...where should I begin??? I love everything about the Tamarind Dhow! My family and I had a superb experience. Excellent food...& a great service team!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Kenyana9
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Oh...where should I begin??? I love everything about the Tamarind Dhow! My family and I had a superb experience. Excellent food...& a great service team!!!!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Tamarind dhow......a magical romantic experience.from the dawa(local vodka cocktail),and yes...the seafood.oysters,lobster, prawns awesome. friendly staff you just pay with a smile,a great treat.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Overlooking the Creek in a serene environment this is a nice evening out. They also have a dhow for lunch or dinner on the Creek while sailing. Very romantic setting on the boat with music and dance included. Try the lobster swahili dish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Poetic is the feel, tranquil is the ambiance, succulent is the food, soothing are the cocktails, celebratory is the music, friendly is the service. The Tamarind Dhow dinner cruise is an intoxication of the senses.....far from the madding crowd - it is an indulgence you owe yourself, and your loved ones.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Took madam for her birthday.beautiful ambience in the evening overlooking the beautiful dim lights of mombasa island. but food not good madam had chicken ndogo ndogo but nothing nice about it .i had prawns couldnt taste the prawns the sauces i would say they are nice.The food is over priced.i would say they need to do something about their food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Everything is wonderful...^^loved the experience..^^i felt like it would be my sailing house all along...

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

In Kenya, just mention the word ' Tamarind' to any fish lover and a twinkle immeadiately comes to their eyes which says knowingly - this is THE TOP fish restaurant and dhow in Kenya. And what's so surprising about the Tamarind restaurant in MOMBASA and in Karen in Nairobi is that it's not extremely expensive. Rather I would say it's... More 

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Kaltenkirchen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

But not only the show,,,,,the DAWA....is the drink you have to try....and the second one is of course much more better than the first one....smile....the three course dinner is delicious.....and the band are very good, not to loud....you can still talk, but later very good to dance.......

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Tamarind Dhow is a great experience and something not to be missed while in Mombasa.The last time I was on the Dhow was 15 years ago and the Tamarind has maintained its high standards.The food is excellent and the service exceptional.The crew really make you feel special by addressing you by name.There are some things in life we only... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Good drinks, nice food and reasonable entertainment. Unfortunately the dhow only sails a short way up and down the main drag so you don't see very much, but it is a very pleasant way to spend a balmy evening

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Address: Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 41 4474600
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
Average Prices: USD 95 - 95
Cuisine: Seafood, Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 41 4474600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 95 - 95
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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