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Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

P.O. Box 53, Ali Barbour | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
+254 714 456 131
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Price range: $33 - $79
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: You'd be hard pushed to find a more romantic place to dine than Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant, set inside an ancient coral cove and lit by warm candlelight. The a la carte menu specializes in seafood, international & traditional cuisine and is accompanied by a great wine-list so take your time over dinner.The Restaurant opens every day from 7pm. Reservation Required.Courtesy transfer from Hotels in Diani.Dress Code: Smart casual. No shorts, no hats.We apologize we do not allow children 6 and under.Cigars from our humidor available.
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Shumen, Shumen, Bulgaria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We had really nice time..delicious food. ..romantic atmosphere. .nice service. .Thank you. .. you need to go and to have the experience. ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

A restaurant you'll never forget & you never seen before! The location is crazy. Well, apart from that, the food is not that amazing comparing to the prices which are above everything you can find in Diani! And please!! Can you change the music!!

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toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good food, especially the chilli crab. We went early as we have kids and before the Christmas rush. We got picked up and dropped off from our hotel at the appointed time. It was fun, pricey by Kenyan standards but reasonable by European/N American standards

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A hidden gem, perfect atmospheric lighting adds to the mystic and awe of this cave nestled in the heart of Diani. Feeling like we were in a scene from phantom of the opera, we were served beautiful dishes by impeccably attentive servers. The food whilst expensive, we felt the portion size and richness definitely made it worth it, the crab... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A unique dining experience!!! We absolutely love the Cave restaurant. Service food and ambience is incredible.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Highly recomended to visit! But first you should check the availability and book a taxi (they can pick you up from your hotel). We really enjoyed the cuisine, atmosphere and time! Finally we visited it 2 times!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Its amazing the kind of choices diani has to offer. Ali Barbours is a unique natural cave converted into a restaurant. It is one of the best fine dining restaurant by extension at the kenyan coast. The variety of food - experience of seasoned waiters and the environment is second to none. it has the oomph that lack in many... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's a restaurant in a cave, what more do you want? Service is fantastic and the ambience is unique. Food was excellent, although I think they could offer a little more in diversity.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great setting, the restaurant sent a car to collect us from our hotel and bring us back after, so no worries about taxies. Food is excellent!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

There are several interesting places to visit in the area of Diani beach. Ali Barbour's cave is one of them! It is truly Romantic place for special ocasion - we went there for Bday dinner and it was amazing! Delicious food (quite expensive, affordable for tourists only); interesting interior design; good service.

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Additional Information about Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

Address: P.O. Box 53, Ali Barbour | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 714 456 131
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 33 - 79
Cuisine: Seafood, International

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