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Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kenya
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nautilus-restaurant-kilifi/128164030653813

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delicious with a view!

We are becoming regular patrons at Nautilus. Its one of the most charming dining experiences you will have. The restaurant sits elevated over the clear blue water of Kilifi Creek, together with a the little buzz of life around you on the beach and the stunning view has you not wanting to leave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We are becoming regular patrons at Nautilus. Its one of the most charming dining experiences you will have. The restaurant sits elevated over the clear blue water of Kilifi Creek, together with a the little buzz of life around you on the beach and the stunning view has you not wanting to leave. Anything you will choose from the menu... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We live in Mombasa and we use to have lunch there at least one Sunday every month. The place and the menu are amazing. Prefer to eat fish or sea food ! The atmosphere is nice to have a nice Sunday or a romantic meal. On the way to Malindi or watamu from Mombasa this is a perfect spot !... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It was a relief to find Nautilus. I had heard about it but couldn't find it. On a hot sticky day in Kilifi shopping in the hustle and bustle Nautilus is an oasis that's hard to believe is real. Food is fantastic. Venue is stunning. Proprietor is friendly and welcoming and generous. Staff are very nice. View across creek to... More 

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Den Haag
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Sitting right at the waterfront under the stars with the owner at your table to recommend you what to eat. Very personal touch. Amazing food. I've travelled a lot (tourguide) and dined in many restaurants around the world, but this is definately one of my favourites. Keep up the good work!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

A heaven of excellent food and wine after a very bumpy Matatu bus ride. The surroundings are supurb, the very personal attention from the owner Pietro unbelievable and the very personal gifts we received there at that beautifully tranqual place of self discovery and connecting with 2 people in the world that are closest to me, my Buta sister and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Setting,superb right on the creek pretty good food, not cheap but worth it for the setting.pasta fish excellent

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Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a very fun restaurant to dine! We arrived by boat from the Mnarani Hotel just down the creek. That made for a great beginning to the evening! The food was expensive for what it was, as was the wine (which they ran out of), especially when you compare it to anything in the area. The host was such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We came walking to this place and realised it was closed to our dissepointment. But the owner was there and he opened the resturant for us, because he was there eating with some of his friends. He reccommended us a good pasta dish on the menu which was amazing, and he even bought us each a drink on the house!... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A group of us came here for dinner and were anything but disappointed. The food was excellent and the setting lovely. All of us went for fish and it was great. Definitely a god choice for an evening out. Not cheap but worth it.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Every time I visit Mombasa I make sure that I go to Nautilus for a meal. It is the only restaurant I have been on the coast where the cuisine is always superb, and this time was no exception. Nautilus sits by the water with wonderful views over the creek, a magical ambience both at lunch time and evening. Pietro... More 

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Additional Information about Nautilus

Address: Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Kilifi
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Kilifi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nautilus-restaurant-kilifi/128164030653813
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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