We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Whispers Coffeeshop

Kenyatta Rd, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“juice” (17 reviews)
“coffee shop” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kenyatta Rd, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (80)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

a great little hidden garden in the back of a beautiful shop. the juices are fresh and refreshing and the desserts were a decadent treat. prices were fair. A wonderful place.

1  Thank anila911
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Lame Town is so full on it is good to slip off the main drag to this little quiet garden cafe. Fantastic samosas and service. Full of others trying to escape the streets. Met lovely people and swapped Lamu/Shella tips. Also be sure to check...More

Thank Lianna F
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Stepping off the main drag for a great coffee and some pancakes in a lovely courtyard is certainly worth your time when visiting Lamu. The gift store next door is also certainly worth a look.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We sought out the cool secluded cafe after a hot morning of sight seeing in Lamu town. We ordered a selection of snacks from the menu, juices, and desserts. It was just the refreshment we needed. The hummus and zucchini fritters/fries were especially good. Unfortunately...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Lovely spot for a (ice) coffee break on the patio. There is a very nicely curated souvenir shop attached to the coffee shop as well.

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Lovely, quiet little coffee shop in a leafy courtyard in the center of Lamy old town. Great shakes and juices, good for a quick break and bite to eat. To be fair I didn't try to coffee but the espresso machine looked legit.

Thank DaveBMar
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Quaint coffee shop. Lovely courtyard and great service. There’s a curio and arts shop adjoining the coffee shop that has some stunning pieces. Shop serves some good cake too .

Thank 519taheram
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Whispers is a beautiful little hideaway serving lovely treats! The houmous and chapati triangles and the toasted chicken sandwich were delicious. Also on display were some cakes and pastries that looked great! The cappuccino was perfect and all served with a smile from a lovely...More

Thank Cara B
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Lamu Town is a fantastic town and Whispers provides a perfect tranquil stop off whilst exploring. The garden is shaded and peaceful. The coffee is very good. The cakes are excellent- line and coconut was a favourite. The Lassi was exceptional and the juices hit...More

Thank THFA1984
Reviewed December 25, 2017

I have visited Whispers many times while in Lamu. its tucked away garden is the perfect place to escape the busy streets of Lamu and have a coffee, juice or lunch. The service has always been great, the drinks are perfect and the location cannot...More

Thank jpolayes
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Lamu Island
Lamu Palace Hotel
36 reviews
.04 miles away
Sunsail Hotel
16 reviews
.21 miles away
Jannat House
50 reviews
.48 miles away
The Red Pepper House
16 reviews
1.13 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Peponi Hotel Restaurant
226 reviews
1.89 miles away
The Majlis Restaurant
50 reviews
2.39 miles away
Seafront Cafe
34 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Lamu Mysteries
8 reviews
.24 miles away
Lamu Museum
94 reviews
.24 miles away
Lamu Old Town
277 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Whispers Coffeeshop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Rd, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing