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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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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
maciemae
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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15 reviews 15 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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146 reviews 146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This quite honestly was one of the worst meals I’ve had in a really long time, a true disaster from beginning to end. The restaurant served me what was arguably the single worst seafood platter I’ve had in over 5 years of travelling along the coast of Kenya/Tanzania/Mozambique. Mushy, soggy, overcooked. Half of it was literally inedible. My friend's catch... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just recalling visiting Blue Marlin with My Germans & Portuguese friends, having breakfast. Everyone of us liked the environment & esp. the superb service from charming staffs. The Manager too is very kind; we felt great the way he welcomed us ay the entrance....No Words...Simply....IT WAS AWESOME....!!! Will go back. I highly reccommend to anyone, when you visit Diani Beach,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Being a sea food lover I would say that Blue Marlin is the best place on the south coast to experience the richness of the Indian Ocean. You can start the day with the Fisherman soup, move on to the all time favorite Grilled Jumbo Prawns and call it a day over Lobster Termidor. The best part is the cost... 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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