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Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254723032536
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is lovely. I think it is a romantic place for couples but we enjoyed ourselves we were a group with kids. But I don't think it is safe for kids. Very affordable

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Thank Daido A
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got there at around 9pm and we seemed to be the last patrons of the day. This seemed to bother the waitress very much...she was rude and unhelpful with the menu. She barely grunted at us when we asked for recommendations and she got the drink orders wrong. So we finally ordered what sounded good. The beef wrapped with... More 

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Thank Wairimu M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the atmosphere,service, food excellent and the food is always hot sweet well done and the presentation is great .the creek part is excellent

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Thank Helen W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The best about moorings is the location by the creek of mtwapa on a float. They offer a variety of nice international food and also some local bites. Only the service could be better because the prices are quite high

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1 Thank Lukas K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Absolutely loved this place. Excellent Seafood Restaurant. Biggest Prawns I have ever seen. Floating on a pontoon over Mtwapa Creek under the stars. A must go place.

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Thank WalterWeston
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was my first experience to try the Jumbo Prawns! which were very very delicious! The location is very serene and scenic! Service was perfect!

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1 Thank Priyanka P
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The best and perhaps most marketable feature of this restaurant is that it floats. The food is okay, and the service also quite average...My suggestion would be to tap into your thrill seeking side and perhaps have dinner in the dhow they have available, as you sail the Ocean's waters. Other than that, nothing much, and the entertainment available is... More 

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Thank Sada K
MooringsKenya, Business Development Manager at The Moorings, responded to this review

Dear Sada K, Your treasured comments are very highly appreciated. As a matter of fact we indeed offer dinner on the dhow. Additionally, we also offer sunshine, sunset and moon-rise dhow sailing besides tailor~made cruising that includes wedding ceremonies,exclusive hire for corporate, family etc on Mv Pomboo Tu (with a maximum capacity of 20 pax) Apart from Karaoke on Saturday... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Lovely for an evening meal. You get to watch the sun set, and the down sail off for the sun-downer is even more fun.

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1 Thank Sasha G
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

food was delicious, service was excellent. Hospitable staff. a must visit again place. very nice view of the ocean creek

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1 Thank Abigail M
Mombasa, Kenya
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I knew moorings long ago but this ain't the moorings I knew. From the word go as we walked into the place the waiters seemed so dull and "jua kali" not professional nor wanting to be doing what they did. The menu was so scaring and confusing. Flys were every where,ugh! Quality of food was not bad just the service... More 

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1 Thank NabeelElJabal
MooringsKenya, Business Development Manager at The Moorings, responded to this review

Dear NabeelElJabal, Thank you for your review on The Moorings! We always strive to do our best despite our dynamic world of perpetual challenges; and customer feedback is for us of utmost importance. It is indeed most unfortunate whenever a customer's expectations are watered down! Kindly accept our apology for this. With the on-set of the rainy season comes the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Italian, Seafood, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254723032536
Description
Kenya's Only Floating Restaurant. We Offer Authentic Dhow Cruising Aboard Mv Pomboo Tu And Continental Cuisine Besides Seafood.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?