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“Best hotel” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giardino Restaurant

Giardino Restaurant
New Malindi Road | Bamburi North Coast, Mombasa, Kenya
+254(0)706512292
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Ranked #2 of 101 Restaurants in Mombasa
Price range: $8 - $77
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta, Chowder
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The concept of Giardino Restaurant is to give to the customers a pure Italian Cuisine experience.The high quality of the products, the freshest fish and the home made pasta will transport your senses in an Italian home...The Executive chef Rodolfo, with 25 years experience in the best restaurants in Italy and around the world, offers a menu with attention to detail combining the first quality Kenyan products with the essential imported Italian ingredients.Ask the manager Fabrizio about the specials created and based on the freshest that the market offers daily, he will guide you on what is close to your taste. The decor, a fusion of Kenyan artwork and Italian set-up, and the professional standard of the staff will complete your unique “Italian Contemporary Cuisine” experience!To the travellers around the coast Giardino Restaurant also offers the opportunity to be accomodated in the rooms of the B&B-Guest House with breakfast, swimming-pool and free Wi-Fi facilities in a confortable location close to the beach and several entertainment and natural attractions on the North Coast. Opening hours:Lunch: from 12:00 to 14:30 Dinner: from 19:00 to 22:30 Pizzeria and Cocktail-bar: from 12:00 to 22:30CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY.
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Excellent services .Very nice rooms,clean,good hospitality,delicious food. Attendants are very kind and the manager ensures comfort is attained. Definetly a place to stay while in Mombasa. Affordable too!!

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English first
Nairobi
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The service was great and the host, very welcoming and warm. The place had a simple yet elegant look to it and the food was quite good as well

Visited September 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Good pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The Giardino is located very close to many of the beach side hotels a little ride outside Mombasa. Run by Italians (chef and manager) it promises a good meal outside the traditional Kenya buffets.
The setting is quite nice, with a semi-open air restaurant. Service is way above normal Kenya levels and the personal touch of the Italian manager makes it very good.
The also make the biggest Dawa's in town.
The pizza is good Italian style and tastes as it should. Same goes for the anit pasti that was very good. The home made pastas was not quite there - too bland and not very tasty.
Rounding it off with some Italian icecream made the day. Overall good but can benefit from some improvements on the pasta side.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kampala, Uganda
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic food and lovely service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The first time I tried to review this wonderful place it was nowhere to be seen. Now it is first and it deserves it. The first time we went was 31st December 2012 and the food and atmosphere that night was wonderful. So good we went back on the 3rd January 2013. The food is just fantastic and the cocktails as well, but what makes this special is the service and the entertainment. I would highly recommend anyone to go they will not be disappointed

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hamilton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Amazing authentic Italian food in Bamburi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Dined here twice in our two weeks staying in Kenya at the Severin Sea Lodge. The food was excellent and almost too generous portions wise! After getting a taxi there the first time the managers father told us not to next time, just to call as they did a shuttle service. Next time they picked us up and we had another great meal. I had ravioli the first time and it was all hand made. The pizza was also great.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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