We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Man and the Sea

Beach Front Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
+254 777 131106
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“pepper crab” (5 reviews)
“fillet steak” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Beach Front Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (309)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

a nice and cosy atmosphere, and very good food, although the list of offered dishes is quite limited!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Gerd F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a quaint little restaurant with small rooms holding one table for 6 to larger areas with a couple of smaller tables. Loved the atmosphere and the ambience. The food was amazing - I had fish and my husband had chicken and both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank gaylewoods7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I loved how sift the music is, and the staff there are so friendly. I ordered Grilled k8ng fish and mango salad; it was so yummy and delicious. I loved the place and how clean it is. I highly recommend you to visit it.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank hjameelq
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant is tucked away along the seafront of Malindi , although the sea has retreated from the seafront. The dining area is fine in an old Swahili style which makes it very homely and welcoming. The staff are very helpful and nothing is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nebraska97
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic intimate restaurant with the best charcoal grilled sea food you can ever find in Malindi. Excellent service that made me feel at home.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank S N
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant. Good food excellent service great prices. Dennis our waiter for the evening was just great. Don't be put off by the exterior and the visible litter from the neighbours, you can go to many a restaurant where the setting and the location...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank yousefalibhai
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing sea food meal in this quaint restaurant. Staff were friendly , helpful and made our experience even more special . Would highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank zenap53
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch. Small set up but great service and we enjoyed the meal. It was simple and delicious. Redsnapper and calamari. Yummy!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Alfaraikram
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very tasty food. Out favourite was the seafood salad, had one to share with our meals, and ended up ordering another as it was so yummy. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank fadingbrightly
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were the only guests for dinner last week - it's low season in Malindi - we were glad to find it open. We had a delicious meal. All the food was super and the waiter very welcoming and helpful.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Grace M
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Malindi
Ocean Beach Resort & Spa
200 reviews
.08 miles away
Tamani Jua Tao Resort
89 reviews
.61 miles away
Hotel African Pearl
34 reviews
.73 miles away
Sai Eden Roc Hotel
43 reviews
.90 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Porini
17 reviews
1.60 miles away
Baby Marrow
217 reviews
2.28 miles away
KB Karen Blixen
296 reviews
1.31 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Falconry of Kenya
74 reviews
1.29 miles away
Portuguese Church
35 reviews
1.94 miles away
Vasco da Gama Pillar
117 reviews
2.31 miles away
Malindi Market
34 reviews
1.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Old Man and the Sea staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi
  • Phone Number: +254 777 131106
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing