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Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda, Kenya
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great African dishes

This place cooks great African dishes, and the servings are in huge quantities and the prices very cheap.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cleo8101
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place cooks great African dishes, and the servings are in huge quantities and the prices very cheap.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The ambience was great, food comes well presented in unique african pots. Affordable menu items. The service was pathetic but I really enjoyed the food! The best restaurant to visit while in Diani

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Thank Cynthia I
Diani Beach, Kenya
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Welcome to african pot.the only place where traditional african cousins are served in a traditional style.to prove that the ancient was better and should be preserved I would urge all restaurant owners to imitate shabani the owner of African pot.he has the best way to make and present it to the customers.long live african pot

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Thank big6Adventures
Bundaberg, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Coming to Kenya many times over the past 5 years, I always return to African Pot restaurant for it's beautiful food and friendly staff.

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Sluis, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Nice local place, where you mix with the local people to eat the genuine Swahil kichen. The menu is really not expensive, and their Swahili kichen is better then in the famous Tamarind in Mombasa.

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Thank c0pl0
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had lunch with my fiance while visiting Diani. They served a nice starter - cassava crisps as we waited for our Biriani (which was not on the menu) but we were advised it would be served. Food was just ok- nothing much to praise but the shocker was when the bill was presented. The price of juice was inflated,... More 

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Thank Steve M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Very tasty, reasonably priced curries. Cheap drinks at the bar and also does a decent breakfast. Recommended.

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Heerhugowaard, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

delicious curries and all freshly prepared. certainly not expensive compared to the " European " restaurant in Diani. highly recommended. you want to taste the real Kenya ? then go here .

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you want to have fun with your friends just go to African Pot. The restaurant offers Kenian food in small hot pots. Try to ask several side dishes so that every body can choose what to eat. If you are lucky there is a life band playing for you !

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We always take our guests to the African Pot. We always take different side dishes so everybody can try the different things. The evening was very relaxed and the life band made it even more romantic. If you are in Diani, just try the African Pot and you will be surprised !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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