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“a very special place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nautilus

Nautilus
Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kenya
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Ranked #1 of 4 restaurants in Kilifi
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nautilus-restaurant-kilifi/128164030653813
upavon
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“a very special place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

many thanks to pietro and lesley and their lovely team for a memorable night
beautiful setting fabulous food and great service would recommend it to anyone
a definite must!

  • Visited March 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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English first
Kilifi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Always delightful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We run Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers just down the road from Nautilus and send any guests who ask us where they can have a nice dinner! The feedback is always excellent and we always answer the same when they come back: 'I told you it'd be amazing!!'.

Leslie, Pietro and the rest of the staff are lovely! Food is always delicious - always a treat to visit! We'll see again sometime this week hopefully!

Don't hesitate to visit!

  • Visited March 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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Osijek
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Thank you for a day in paradise, Pietro and Leslye!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I spent entire day in their beuatiful restaurant. Food, drinks, settting, water, music, staff... everything is splendid!
It is evident that these people do it out of their hearts, for themselves and not their pockets. For the given service and enjoyment, prices are very acceptable. It is a MUST stop, even if you are only in Mombasa, it is worth a drive and spending a day in Kilifi and Nautilus.
Best from Mia, Croatia

  • Visited March 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Al Fresco ~ Atmospheric ~ Cool Music”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Nautilus ~ Pietro (hard suspension car)! Lesley (wonderful cook) Old Ferry Rd. We arrived without booking (usually fine), a Large party were taking over, they asked us to join them. Pietro refreshed us with Fresh Creak Oysters & lime & Good Wine. We were invited to the open kitchen to taste fresh simmering prawn curry. We were hooked.
Returned with Swedish friends ~ Smoked Sailfish, Fresh Pasta, more fish curry ~ vast quantities of Sauvignon Blanc. Glass bottomed floored, timbered shack with great lighting, glass lanterns & brightly coloured flowers, open dining & atmospheric opera music. Superb. Linda Cheltenham UK

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Restaurant review”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We lunched recently at Nautilus which is owner run and thus personal and friendly. Smiling staff and good food made for a relaxing and enjoyable lunch. Our meal arrived at African pace - but then there no need to hurry in this wonderful piece of paradise

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