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Peponi Hotel Restaurant

Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
+254 42 633421
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“The best food in Shella”
Apr 19, 2017
“Wonderful fresh crab”
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go for the seafood. We had the crab in tomato for lunch with some humus and samosas and it was great. For dinner we had the seafood platter and a dressed crab. More than enough for two people and everything was so delicious. Morning coffee...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Make a reservation in order not to be disappointed by missing out. Fresh food, great service and wonderful view. Take a walk behind the restaurant to explore more lovely Lamu streets and go splash in the ocean in between courses!

Thank Tuiya
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is a lovely friendly hotel which we visited for lunch. The food was excellent and was the service.

Thank Ali671162
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

I don't mind paying a bit more for great quality or delicious food, but the Peponi had neither. The poached snapper was pretty bland, the kingfish tortilla was dry with an unexciting and undressed salad and both were very small portions. I don't expect to...More

Thank Jalikah
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Too good ...loads of amazing seafood cooked in different ways among other like pastas soups and salads.. great cocktails too!

Thank Kim E
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The food and the service were amazing. A little bit on the expensive side, but we were happy to pay a little bit extra for the great european food and seafood served here after long weeks of eating only kenyan food. The waiters are super...More

Thank Ramblenaut
Reviewed March 25, 2017

The restaurant is quite pricy in comparison to other local restaurants around but the seafood is of awesome quality. The atmosphere is nice, the waiters superfriendly and attentive - I really enjoy eating at this place.

Thank April_fille
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Being the only restaurant / bar serving alcohol in Shela (and having wifi) we frequented Peponi's several times and were never disappointed. The meals were delightful, tasty and well presented. Eating in the restaurant or the outdoor bar area was a relaxing experience with lovely...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This restaurant lives up fully to the hotel's high standards. You may find a table inside or on either of two verandahs - best of all there are tables on the rooftop!

Thank John M
Reviewed March 21, 2017

BIG thank you to Gira and Rimba for taking such good care of me! Asante sana and see you again in November :)

Thank FawziaMunshi
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Grace Alice N
What are the prices of food and drinks, I can't seem to find a menu online
November 28, 2016|
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Response from McGreevyTeam | Reviewed this property |
Sorry best to email the hotel, I didn't get a copy of the menu :-(
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
  • Phone Number: +254 42 633421
  • E-mail
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