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African Pot

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Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Ring up and book a table on Fridays what a good night local artists on African food served fresh a must do we go every Friday of our holls

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Thank Mick B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

For less money you can eat some nice pieces of roasted chicken. Very uncomfortable seats. We absolutely did not like the straycats around the table begging for food.

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Thank Henk C
Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Very nice African food and good service ambiance very good nice place to be with Familly or couples and they take good attention to their customers

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Thank 7223mimi
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

There are apparently a few 'African Pots' in Diani and north towards Ukunda (the next village) so it took a while for the tuk-tuk driver to locate. It is best to ask to be taken to 'Leonardos' restaurant and then simply cross the road, as the signage isn't immediately obvious at night. The restaurant was quite hot and there were... More 

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Thank cjsjmy007
Sabadell, Spain
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I had and excellent ugali + samaki + mchicha here... A good restaurant to have Kenyan food anytime, lunch or dinner. Very close to Nakumatt, almost in front of Aniellos pizzeria. I reccomend it to anyone.

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Thank CarlesSBD M
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The entertainment on Friday nights I great lots of music. Great food and a realy nice friendly owner can't wait to go back next year

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Thank Mick B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

If you want to get stuffed with delicious local cuisine and not spend a fortune, come here. Very friendly staff. Just watch out for the monkeys.

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Thank vagabond525
uk
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Brought family 4 kids and 2 adults Trying it out again after long pause as had problem last time ( see review) Kids naturally wanted chips and I wanted matah. No potatoes so 30% of menu disappears,! Strange when less than 100 metres away is major supermarket and several local sellers of fruit and veg. Beef I am told needs... More 

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Thank beltanefire
Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This place cooks great African dishes, and the servings are in huge quantities and the prices very cheap.

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Thank Cleo8101
Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The ambience was great, food comes well presented in unique african pots. Affordable menu items. The service was pathetic but I really enjoyed the food! The best restaurant to visit while in Diani

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Thank Cynthia I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?