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Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant

Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 (0) 716 863884
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Ranked #1 of 21 restaurants in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Executive Chef Luke Doig & his team are on hand for lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Executive Chef Luke Doig & his team are on hand for lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.
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English first
Diani Beach, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As most Diani residents agree, the Nr.1 restaurant in Diani. Small and cozy, so that the chef always has time to look after all the tables personally. Great food. Brilliant location. Pricey, but worth it. Reservation only.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great food, peaceful dining, great cocktails and excellent service. Definitely exclusive. Take a stroll on the beach....Make reservations

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Diani Beach, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

great food , beautiful location, and the rates are also verry reasenable, service perfekt , the place to be for a great lunch in diani !!!!

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

First time here, went with two friends, quiet, private, excellent menu & beautiful food, will definitely go back

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lead by a british chef who made this one of the main culinary attractions in Diani Beach. Had lunch twice over here. Calamaris and fresh pasta Vongole were near perfect. Fried seaweed and somosas were very nice as free appetizers. A couple of beer and coffee afterwards with one of the nicest sea views imaginable made this a great lunch... More

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Vinax
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I took a group of friends here for an evening meal as a "thank you" It had been recommended because it is the best restaurant in Diani so "you must go there". Our initial drinks order took forever to arrive because a larger party which arrived after us, was served before us. The menu was rather disappointing, considering the accolades... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

A simple but well thought out menu, mostly seafood. The food is delicious, the service first class and the venue beautiful. Definitely worth a visit (we usually go at least twice)!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stunning views, excellent cuisine and elegant setting. We ate here several times during our stay in Kenya and enjoyed ourselves each time. Service could not be better from the very accomodating wait staff. The food is perfectly and beautifully presented by the kitchen staff under the watchful of topknotch Chef Luke. Reservations are needed as this is one of the... More

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Nakuru, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is our favourite place to eat on the coast. We went for our wedding anniversary in December and loved every minute. Such beautiful, elegant surroundings and wonderfully accommodating staff. The food is excellently prepared and presented and is very reasonable in price. We love the atmosphere and look forward to our next visit!

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Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

High end restaurant, creative cuisine, very good quality food. The atmosphere and the location are amazing

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