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Shehnai Restaurant

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Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
254722871111
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
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Mombasa, Kenya
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the years i've been there, this place has never disappointed me. The place is very cozy and authentic. The foods are all amazing and fresh. Zul and Mohammed the owners are great people and are always there to receive guests.

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Thank NabeelElJabal
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nabeel, We would like to thank you for your continuous patronage and feedback. We try our best to provide the best quality food with the best service, and we greatly appreciate you have enjoyed both. We hope you continue visiting us. Thank you Management More 

Mombasa
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, very good service. We keep coming back Prices are high considering that it serves Indian food only plus situated in town.

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Thank JND04
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for your patronage, and feedback. Please note that we are an exclusive 5 star Mughlai Restaurant, and, our prices are based on the quality of food and service that we provide, inclusive of all the government taxes. Thank you. Regards Management. More 

London
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38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant whilst in Mombasa. It was quite far away from where we were staying close to City Mall, but a chance to explore Mombasa outside of the hotel. We wanted a special and romantic night with good food and were quite surprised upon arrival in terms of numbers and clothing. We were definitely overdressed... More 

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Thank Rebecca082
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Rebecca, Thank you for visiting us during your stay in Mombasa, and specifically driving all the way from Nyali. We are glad you enjoyed the food. Mughlai cuisine is generally heavy on the stomach, and although you might not have overfilled yourself, the cuisine probably had the special effect on you :) Hope you had a good night sleep. Once... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My late grandfather used to take us here every Sunday when we were little, we are would get so exited for the milk shakes and kulfi at the end 😄 I still go there every now and then with my husband and kids and I'm happy to say the food still tastes exactly the same ( some restaurants change their... More 

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Thank Reyna_singh
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Reyna, We greatly appreciate your continous patronage and we are glad to have served your family over the past few decades. We hope you continue visiting us. Regards Management More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our Grandfather’s 80th birthday dinner at Shehnnai on the last weekend of July, and it was nothing short of amazing! The team at Shehnnai was great from the get-go and they made planning such a special event so easy!! All the food was tasty, and I recommend everyone have the Murgh – e- shehnai and the baigan nawabi!... More 

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Thank Rahma T
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Rahma,it was indeed our pleasure to host your Grandfather's 80th Birthday Party at Shehnai. We are pleased to note that you all had a wonderful time and enjoyed our Mughlai and Tandoori delicacies together with our fresh juices. Hoping to see you and your family once more in the near future. Thank you Regards Management. More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed having dinner at shehnai. The restaurant offers a variaty of real indian dishes for fair prices and excellent service. A nice place to escape the noizy but charming Mombasa

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Thank Alexander K
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Alexander, We greatly appreciate your patronage and positive feedback. We try our best to ensure good quality mughlai cuisine with equally good service. We look forward to serving you again. Regards Management More 

Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving Indian food, then there was Shehnai Restaurant. The owner and service staff were very friendly. The waiter at my table actually selected my meal! I totally recommend for those looking for an indian cuisine experience in Mombasa.

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Thank Eunice G
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Eunice, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to have served you and appreciate you enjoyed the service at Shehnai. We hope to serve you again soon. Regards Management More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go to Mombasa and not visit shehnai! Amazing food and very delicious food! I had my graduation dinner at this restaurant and everyone loved it!

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Thank Skoony786
Salim H, Public Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your continuous patronage and feedback. We are glad to have served you, as we try our best to make each experience a memorable one for you and your family. Regards Management More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sumptuous orient delicacies served hot and spicy...enjoyed my Sunday lunch at Shehnai. Keep up the good food & service! (Fahmi Basalim)

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Thank Fahmi B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm and elegant environment to enjoy with your family. Great service and food presentation is good too. Amazing food! Excellent Services! Birthday specials are the best! Loved the kulfi very tasty.

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Thank hawavarvani
Salim H, Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Ms Varvani, We greatly appreciate your patronage and your positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed dining at Shehnai, and we hope to see you again soon. Regards Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $12
Cuisine
Barbecue, Indian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: 254722871111
Description
Shehnai Restaurant is known for the best Mughlai and Tandoori Cuisine in the Heart of Mombasa City. Its recognized for the Royal Ambiance and Personalized Service alongside the tantalizing and mouth watering dishes!!!

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