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Tamarind Dhow

Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 41 4474600
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“live band” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There reception is exquisite. The staff are warm, welcoming and concerned about client satisfaction.More

Thank romeomagada61
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Romeo, Thank you for taking the time to post a 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time on the Tamarind Dhow and that the staff were warm and welcoming and the reception exquisite. These are the things we are very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the only tourists on the boat, which made it a truly unique experience! great food, great music and a beautiful boat. Would recommend!

Thank Roos H
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Roos, We are so glad you enjoyed your Dhow cruise experience and revelled in the good food, music and the ambiance. We appreciate you recommending us to other visitors and hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Geraldine

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the night boot trip with only Kenyan people and that was one big party. Good drinks, nice snacks and very good moves. Would definitely recommend to experience this!More

Thank Rosanne D
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Rosanne, Thank you for your great 5 star review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your Dhow trip and had one big party with good drinks, nice snacks and good moves. It's a boost for the team to hear such complimentary reviews...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A buffet dhow cruizing along old town Mombasa... I thought it was going to be super touristy! Not at all!! We we're the only mzungus on the boat. Maybe it differs with other regular nights, we choose the Saturday night party cruise!! Whoop whoop! But...More

Thank Charles W
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Charles Thank you for your wonderful five star review. We are thrilled to hear that the Dhow cruise exceeded your expectations and your enjoyed the music the crowd, the lovely food and the mega good vibes. It's definitely a boost for us every time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once in 1 or 2 months they setting of the Dhow changes in a booze cruise. Ask the manager when this happens and don't forget to book!More

Thank roderickrasquin
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Roderick thank you for your comments Yes we do have a booze cruise every now and again and this is a very popular event so you are correct it is wise to book. We look forward to welcoming you the next time we have...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

The tamarind dhow is a well though out concept. The evening sea experience is intoxicating. The hospitality is excellent. Perhaps the best thing about it is the sea food. I have enjoyed sea food in many a place but the way it is prepared and...More

Thank Allan O
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Dear Allan,Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience on Tamarind Dhow and appreciated the seafood and excellent hospitality. Your favorable feedback has been passed on to the team and is a great acknowledgement of...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food and service was good. The band was very good (with an emotive environment in which to play) but the landscape itself is boring PS:- entrance to (and, therefore, exit from) the dhow is fairly long and very steep. Not good for the elderly...More

Thank Martin P
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Martin, thank you for taking the time to give us your candid opinion about your trip on the Tamarind Dhow. We are sorry to hear that whilst you thought the food and service and the live band were good, you found the trip itself...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a friend's birthday on the dhow and it was quite the experience. The dhow sails around as you party the night away. We enjoyed the cocktails (especially the dawa) and bitings and we had a dj on deck who was awesome. Kept us...More

Thank Cynthia A
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Cynthia Thank you very much indeed for your most enthusiastic review and for the perfect rating. We are thrilled that you chose to celebrate such a special occasion as your friends birthday with us and that it was such a great experience. It most...More

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Words fall short in terms of providing an adequate description of the amazing experience we had . Service phenomenal, food absolutely mouthwatering , staff world class. Titus you were a gem , and our waiter onesnuf ( apologies for the possible misspelling) you were an...More

Thank 864emmav
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Emma, Wow what an amazing review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. It is wonderful to hear that the service was phenomenal, the staff world class and the food mouthwatering. We will be sure to let Titus and Onesmus...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Recently moved to Mombasa and had heard that this was a dinner experience worth trying and can only support the reccomendation. Decided to take my daughter who was visiting and this evening has definately been the highlight of the trip. Great planning and organising, the...More

Thank Grumpy0109
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Grumpy, Welcome to Mombasa. We are totally delighted to hear that the dinner Dhow experience met with your expectations and you enjoyed the trip. It is definitely a boost to the team to hear that service was prompt and discreet and the food faultless....More

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Brent49
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Gav D | Reviewed this property |
It is not that expensive when u compare To restaurants in the U.K. Or Canada where I am from
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Sylvia O
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Abud J | Reviewed this property |
You can call and give names of the ones you want to go for the dinner, and pay via mpesa. Not much of a hussle really. Done so several times for myself and friends who were on honeymoon.
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Ngondoki
November 13, 2016|
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Response from dolphin904 | Reviewed this property |
Hey sorry I saw ur message late they charge 5200 per person .. yes transport can be arranged. It starts at around 7pm . Yes the first drink is free it's called dawa you can get it in alcohol and none alcohol same time you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$65 - $65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamarind | Silos Road, Tudor Creedk, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 41 4474600
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