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Baobab Restaurant

Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
3 weeks ago
“Seems like an ok place.”
Jun 25, 2018
“On the seafront.”
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Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here one evening. Too dark to see the view but the restaurant was ok. The food was good, very tasty and cooked well. The service was fine and we didn’t wait too long until our food came - it was a quiet night though...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gaylewoods7
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Three of us ate dinner there one night. One of the dinners was under cooked rice and a watery "coconut chicken". We sent it back and were presented with under cooked chips and an omelette without seasoning. The other two dinners were so mediocre that...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Grace M
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The food was very good, in taste and in price. Beer very good. Atmosphere good. But the time it took the food to come was too long.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank K l
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This restaurant located facing the sea has a great view with extremely poor service terrible attitude and do not care for parents who come with young children it was a harrowing experience, I would not recommend you go there if you have children.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank DonNyadwe
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Some of the best seafood in Malindi. The ambiance is alright and the place is a little bit ratchet i.e. not particularly done up/posh but that's part of the authenticity. Ocean view helps but the food is definitely the main attraction to this gem in...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Mac K
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

The price of food and quality is ok ! Specially Indian dishes name Oriental is really good ! It has the spicy feel and we really enjoy the food after so many days !! But we remand to reduce the water price , It's abnormal...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Ruhul A
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Baobab has been in this location since I can remember. As a little girl my dad brought me here for kuku na chips. I was able to go back a year ago after been away from home for over 10 years, the owners have changed....More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank ForeverAfrican01
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This must be one of the best places in the world to drink really cold beer, eat very chispy chicken and chips and watch the world go by. Great atmosphere, very basic but good service and reasonably priced. We have been visiting here for the...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Kweheri
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The restaurant has variety of foods which is fresh and served in good amount of portions. There is a nice view of the ocean. The waiters are friendly too.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Nyambura K
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had 2 very different meals of coconut chicken and a starter only. Food tasted ok but we both had bad stomachs by next day. We will not be going back.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank John P
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September 11, 2015|
Response from Edward K |
depending on the food we have food ranging from 400 to 1200 n above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi
  • Phone Number: 31699
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