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All 4 Kilifi Restaurants

Kilifi Boatyard

Masha Road | Mnarani West, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
+254712990720
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Kilifi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Situated on the South side of Kilifi Creek, this bar and restaurant is used by residents and visitors alike. Serves a variety of dishes such as fish and chips, crab salad and prawns piri-piri. Delicious burgers are also available as well as vegetarian pasta. The samosas are famous as a snack while drinking in the friendly bar.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The restaurant is located in a boatyard, which is really in the middle of nowhere. It is accessable by a steep dirt road that cannot be accessed by car, and most tuk tuks do not like to travel. Those that do charge a significant premium. It was 3km from our hotel, but due to the horrible state of the access... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Authentic location by the harbour and next to the small sailing club - small selection of local seafood.

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Fareham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Love having lunch here - open air relaxed dining with great creek views. And free oysters on Sunday lunchtines!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great food and drink in a fabulous location. Always a warm, friendly and totally sincere welcome. The highlight is Saturday lunch. Packed with locals telling their tales. At any time of year a must if you in the area

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Raced in the Kenyan Laser National championships which were held here. Great little spot on the Creek, just round the corner from the main sailing area, which was fantastic. Nice bar and really good food.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We recently visited Kilifi Boat Yard en route to Watamu. Although you need to really look for the signpost, it is well worth looking for the Boat Yard! We had a relaxing breakfast and even though the menu is not huge (2 breakfast options) the food was scrumptious and the coffee great. The owner's Great Dane, Alpha, came to say... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Although the view is great. this restaurant is off the road and cannot be accessed using public transport. The food is good, I loved their tea, kilifi can get quite cold in the evenings, however I must warn those who dislike bugs and creepy crawlies, this is not the place for you.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The Resturant was not opened when we arrived. Told that they close when they are not busy. No way to run a business when there are tourests wanting to eat.

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diani beach
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Good technical designs from Pete the engineer of the yard and very well trained workers. Order dinner before 6 , because the kitchen closes at 6.30 pm.

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london
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Nice place for a few tuskers,but I think we may have been unlucky with the food reading other reviews. We have had better prawn salads at a harvester!

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Additional Information about Kilifi Boatyard

Address: Masha Road | Mnarani West, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
Phone Number: +254712990720
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Kilifi
Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
Cuisine: Seafood

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