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Kizingo, Mombasa, Kenya
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
good food, poor service

Bombay Bistro is not situated in the best of places, it is in the same compound as a fuel station and car garage. We go there for lunch often, but the service is poor and the food takes a long time to come, which is not nice as most of the air conditioners are switched off and it is unpleasantly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Raymondox50
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Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa, Kenya
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Bombay Bistro is not situated in the best of places, it is in the same compound as a fuel station and car garage. We go there for lunch often, but the service is poor and the food takes a long time to come, which is not nice as most of the air conditioners are switched off and it is unpleasantly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

went in there for dhosas only to be told that their "tawa" wasn't working. So whilst we were trying to decide what to order instead a few more tables filled up and then ordered dhosas! After which the owner came down to ask us, after we had already placed a different order, if we wanted dhosas since there was enough... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

the restaurant is nice,cool place to enjoy your dinner with family and friends. so decent and respectful place. their food is outstanding been there several times and if it was near my place would be going daily. spicy and delicious meals. yummy ....

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Mombasa, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Uncomfortable atmosphere. AC not working damn hot. Damn expensive for such category restaurant. Spicy food and non spicy all taste the same. Drinks came after we had eaten. Would not go back neither would I recommend anyone this restaurant. Total waste of money.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We stopped at this restaurant after a long journey from safari travelling from Tsavo West. There is outside seating which suited us fine. Drinks were cold and refreshing. We ordered two different kinds of pizza - the waitress told us that they were very large but we were hungry and thought they would be the same as our hotel. She... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

a restaurant in which the waiters remind you to hurry up and finish your meal as they want to close at 10 pm on a weekend!!!!!!!!!! no wonder it was all empty

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Quite expensive for a lack of atmosphere and uncomfortable chairs. Quite hot as not all airconditions switched on. When we ordered a Rava Dosa it took an hour to come so this was very disappointing. Acceptable for an informal meal as long as you keep reminding the waiters of your meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kizingo, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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