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Singh Restaurant

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Mwembe Tayari Road, Mombasa, Kenya
+254 723 735881
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't call yourself an Indian if you've been to Mombasa and not eaten at Singh Restaurant. I live in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - And occasionally drive down all the way to Mombasa just for their food, its worth it :)

Thank Mo K
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pricing and excellent taste - That's all I can say. I visit this place every time I am in Mombasa. The menu is exhaustive and have tried out several items - veg as well as non veg. I am not specifying anything in particular as all of them are fantastic. My favorites are the dry items though. The place... More 

Thank AvijitDas
Mombasa, Kenya
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is a well known in Mombasa for its nice food, spicy or no spicy. You have to do is ask and you will get. You can also create your receipt since they are going to cook as you await. that doesn't take long. My favorite is prawn curry, chicken butter or jeera chicken. it comes with rice or... More 

Thank dolphin904
Coventry, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome and the food is simple yet great. I have been meaning to write this review and every time I get to do something else. Anyway we all enjoyed the meal and all the management and staff are great. Please do visit this place as I went after 30 years and still felt the same taste buds.... More 

Thank pooja02
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Very tasty food from starters to dessert... We had a great family lunch there and we all enjoyed our meal... Amazing curries, my absolute favorite was the chicken kadai... Fresh crispy popadum... Awesome aloo paratha, mutton biryani, and the Rotis just keep coming as long as the curry is there and there is space in your stomach... The juices are... More 

Thank Tariqa I I
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Singh is one of the oldest Indian restaurant in Mombasa The ambiance is simple and has two sections an AC and a non AC ( though the Non AC has AC's for those hot days ) The menu is well laid out with an abundance of Vegetarian and Non Veg dishes The mustard prawns for starters are to die for... More 

Thank Kamleshlpandya
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Located in the bustling town of Mombasa, getting there may be tricky and parking space is quite limited. However the reward for that is great tasty food with unbeatable prices. The food arrives quite fast and served by courteous waiters who never get the order wrong. Try the Goan fish curry or mutton masala served with plenty of roti. Part... More 

Thank Jimmykinsx2050
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

When craving for curry and not just curry but delicious curry that's the place to be. Real home made food that you enjoy and forget about watching weight at that moment

Thank Lina K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for nice food with alot of spices and good meat or fish go for this one. Its well known by locals and tourists the best is if you plan and make a reservetion for your lunch or dinner. Service is quick and very friendly.

1 Thank Tina T
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Place for really Panjabi taste. Definatly recommended for Veg and Non-veg food. May not be liked by health cauntious people because there is no Panjabi food without enough Oil ;)

Thank Shailendra Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Indian, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwembe Tayari Road, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 723 735881
In April 1962, as Mombasa was growing into one of East Africa's busiest ports, Dalip Singh Wilkhu had a vision. While working as a signal operator for East African Railways, he was inspired to feed arriving visitors while preparing packaged meals for those preparing to depart.

Singh Restaurant was born. Since then, Singh Restaurant has fed generations of people from various walks of life... Providing lunches and dinners for entire groups of workers, for families, for individuals... And becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, and drawing visitors from nearby cities such as Nairobi and Dar es Salaam.

Our success comes from high quality in all aspects of our business, from the food we serve, to our operational efficiency, to the atmosphere we provide our visitors from the moment they walk in, until the moment they depart.

Our quality of food and quality of service has helped Singh Restaurant gain recognition as the most highly recommended Indian restaurant in Mombasa by sources including TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet.

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