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Shehnai Restaurant

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Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 722 871111
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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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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shehnai offers a quite eating out spot in downtown Mombasa with excellent Indian cuisine.A MUST GO PLACE!!

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Thank wingspan2015
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for your feedback, and we are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Shehnai. We hope you continue your patronage. Thank you Management More 

Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly outstanding food, service. Will certainly return! The tandoori chicken had an amazing plum tartness to it, but they swear they don't use plums. Truly unique and wonderful.

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

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate your review, and are glad to have served you. When you return, please do not hesitate to contact the Manager, Mr. Mehboob, or the Managing Director, Mr. Zul who would be able to recommend our other chefs specialities. Once again, we are very thankful for your positive feedback, and hope to see you again whenever... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shehnai offer the very best in Indian cuisine. I reside in London but whenever I make a trip to 'my home town' Mombasa, dining at Shehnai is a must! Amongst other dishes my favourite is the Chicken Malai tikka for starters; it is just one of those starters we as family don't want to miss - splendid for eating in... More 

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your feedback, and your continous patronage. We appreciate the fact that Shehnai is your restuarant of choice, whenever you visit Mombasa, and we will always strive to make it a better experience for you whenever you visit us. We hope to see you during your next visit to Mombasa. Regards Management More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the beauiful food, the Personal warmth from the owners makes you feel special. It always excites me to have a meal there.

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for the compliment, and your feedback. We greatly appreciate your patronage. Thank you Management More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is mohamed musani residing Minnesota usa for past 15 years born n raised in Mombasa kenya known as kaku as living in usa for the past 15 years and visiting Mombasa kenya every year but have to visit Shenai restaurant for the great tasty delicious indian food with great welcoming and very fast service my specialty is chicken wings... More 

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

Dear Kaku, Thank you for your patronage. We greatly appreciate that Shehnai is your Restaurant of choice whenever you visit Mombasa. Thank you once again. Regards Management More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but way over priced. A similar place around would cost almost a quarter of the price. I would strongly recommend a price drop.

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Thank SNMY014
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, We are glad you enjoyed the food, and we appreciate your feedback. However, regarding the price, please note that Shehnai is a 5 Star Restaurant, and our prices are inclusive of VAT and Service Levy taxes (24%). We are well aware of prices of other restaurants around, and have not come across any similar 4 star or 5... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Shehnai never fails to disappoint. I have been there for dinner several times, latest this month with a bunch of friends from work. The food is tasty, served as starters, main course and dessert. There are usually some options to the starters, and you can have a few options in the main courses also. We had chicken wings as starters... More 

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

Mr Husselin, Thank you for your feedback. We greatly appreciate your patronage and we are glad you always enjoy the food at Shehnai. We would like to point out that based on your review, you always enjoy the food at Shehnai. However, the first statement, "Shehnai never fails to disappoint" is misleading. We believe you meant "Shehnai never disappoints". We... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Shehnai has always been a must-go restaurant whenever i land in Mombasa. Last week too, i went with my family. the kids never miss to order their homemade Kulfi. My friend whose was a first visit to Mombasa, was just surprised that such a Good Indian Restaurant exist in the middle of the town. The Service just keeps on improving... More 

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

Mr. Shailesh, We greatly appreciate your continous patronage and your feedback once again. We try our best to keep up with your expectations, and we are glad you enjoy our services and food. Thank you once again. Regards Management More 

Mombasa, Kenya
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Mombasa's one and only! Shehnai is right up there amongst the creme de la creme of of world class restaurants. Professionalism at its peak. Services simply awesome. Warm and welcoming staff. Food unbeatable - the taste of India in Kenya

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

Dear Patron, We are glad you have enjoyed our services, and food. We greatly appreciate your feedback, and appreciate your continous patronage. Thank you Regards Management More 

Ottawa, Canada
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Great Indian food lunch. I tried butter chicken, chicken tandoori, and mutton and all were excellent. Delicious nan bread. And the kulfi was great !

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Thank Adventures_travel123
Salim H, Guest Relations Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $12
Cuisine
Barbecue, Indian, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, 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: +254 722 871111
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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