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All 102 Mombasa Restaurants

Il Covo Restaurant

Bamburi Beach | Bamburi, Mombasa 80101, Kenya
254(0)415487481
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Ranked #27 of 102 Restaurants in Mombasa
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

more bothered about money than service Made a reservation for dinner on the new year only to find that the reservation wasn't done thus had to share a table with other guests. Also paid some entrance fees of 1500 for new year party only to be told the party will no longer be there and they will not refund and... More 

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Malindi, Kenya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have only ever had lunches here but always very good and reasonably priced. All food is fresh and Italian. The tuna carpaccio is delicious and the pastas (Ravioli etc) are freshly made and gorgeous. The restaurant is set above the beach with lots of fresh breeze and sea views. This place is worth visiting for lunch. Maybe good for... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went there to have fast lunch and have to say it was really good! I had pizza frutti di mare and i liked it! The view is amazing from there. Recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Best pizza outside Italy.Fantastic views of the beach.Good value.Service good. Can be a bit windy.Plenty of parking .Visited many times.

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London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews 157 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A group of us booked a table at Il Covo which was ready for us on arrival. The views of the Indian ocean are amazing from here. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is lovely and fresh... I wound recommend the pizzas. There is a bar on the first floor which was very popular with both tourists and... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I visited here for dinner with work colleagues and it was delightful to be sitting by the ocean with clear plastic sheets to keep out too much breeze, but allowing just enough in to be nice and cool. The service was excellent with friendly and knowledgeable staff and a good selection of wines. The spaghetti vongole was perfectly cooked with... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Be prepared to have a culinary delight at this wonderful Italian restaurant.Main course and the accompanying dessert was simply amazing.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderful italian restaurant. We had dinner with a party of about 10 people. Great meals. I especially loved the fact that the restaurant is by the ocean, so you have the sea breeze during dinner.

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Mombasa, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I've always loved the food and service at Il Covo Bamburi and Nyali branches and recently co-hosted a birthday party at the new Il Covo in Town. It is lovely and open on the outside verandah and has cosy lounges leading off the main bar. We appreciated the parking attendants and extra security. The cocktails were delicious and professionally mixed... More 

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London UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Had a fabulous time here having dinner on the beach with family and friends. Food was amazingly good! Even managed to dance on the beach with great music but sadly the evening was brought down by a member of staff who managed to steal my expensive flip flops!!! It only takes one person to bring the night to a halt!!!... More 

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Address: Bamburi Beach | Bamburi, Mombasa 80101, Kenya
Phone Number: 254(0)415487481
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa

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