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Blue Marlin Beach Club

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Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 100629
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: a small boutique hotel on Diani Beach. Blue Marlin Beach Club is known for...
a small boutique hotel on Diani Beach. Blue Marlin Beach Club is known for its restaurant offering the freshest seafood and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean
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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely

We had heard that Blue Marlin had turned things around so thought we would give it a try for lunch. I am pleased to say that it was excellent. A great peaceful beachside restaurant with beautiful views and lovely seafood. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
AcaciaGM
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Diani Beach, Kenya
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Blue Marlin is always somewhere we will recommend to friends however visiting this time was a little disappointing after our visit last December. We missed the presentation and lack of vegetables or salad with our meals. The pepper steak was good but not as outstanding as it had been. The other couples said their prawns were a bit too dry... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Kind service , beatiful views, not expensive and very friendly place in frnt the wanderful beach . Delicious drinks and in a quiet place

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had heard that Blue Marlin had turned things around so thought we would give it a try for lunch. I am pleased to say that it was excellent. A great peaceful beachside restaurant with beautiful views and lovely seafood. Well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We walked up the beach and stopped for drink here was very nice had a cold drink whilst watching the kite surfers we did this very often.

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Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Casual atmosphere. There is a choice of sitting areas. We had our dinner under the stars by the ocean. As a vegan i was not sure whether it is the right place for me but ... What a surprise - the quinoa salad, suggested by the chef, was delicious and more than enough for me to keep company to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We have stayed at the hotel for three days and we have had our meals in the restaurant.Food is really good.There was no need of going elsewhere.Service is excellent for a beach restaurant.

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I popped into Blue Marlin by accident... The cocktails were disappointing and so was the look of the menu... However remembering this had good reviews on TA we decided to try a starter and wow, it was delicious! Highly recommend the fish pie. Would have stayed for mains but we were booked elsewhere. Next time for sure!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good location. Poor service. Pathetic atmosphere, at least try! Sitting under ugly exposed corrugated steel sheet roofing with unpainted cement plaster everywhere kills the dining experience. Food surprisingly good!! If everything was brought to the same standard as the food this could be a real gem.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

One of my favourite spots on Diani Beach!! Really good seafood excellent views and it's quote a charming spot too!!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We often have a meal here whenever we come down to Diani. It has never disappointed us. The pepper steak has always been excellent. The prawns are cooked excellently. This was complimented by very good and attentive service. We have recommended this restaurant to many of our friends. It is right on the beach with fantastic views. You must try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 724 100629

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

a small boutique hotel on Diani Beach. Blue Marlin Beach Club is known for its restaurant offering the freshest seafood and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean

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