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Diani Beach Road, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Alice Springs, Australia
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed 1 veggie and 2 different chicken curries. We all thought it was the best indian we have had in a long time. BUT do not order the tikka or seek kebab, they were both very overcooked. The breads were also excellent

Thank Carol H
Nakuru, Kenya
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it goes with every indian restaurant chutneys are a must with most bitings....They served us pickles instead of chtuneys. When we asked the chef to prepare the chutney, he didn't know what we were talking about. In the non-veg dishes we ordered fish amritsari fro starters, the batter used was extremely salty, when we asked the chef to prepare... More 

Thank Bhavsum
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch--two of us. Good and polite service. Large choice of menu. We ordered fish tikka as a starter, and honestly, have never had such a disgusting fish dish ever..For the main we had a chicken dish , nothing to rave about, but acceptable. The nans were good. The portions were small for the price being charged. The restaurant... More 

Thank Ashok B
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Delicious Indian food - super tasty and quick service. The setting is not great, but a good experience. They do take away also. The vegetable balls are excellent!

Thank Linzi K
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. A lot of variety on the menu and affordable. I like to come here every time I am in diani.

Thank mvs225
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Arrived at 12h45 to be told the tandoor oven was not started yet. We wiated for 45 minutes and had the most disgusting paneer thikka imaginable followed by chacoal tasting nans and daal that was tasteless. This place should be closed!

Thank you54
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The service was very slow and the curry I ordered was quite bland. This place was taken over by a new owner a couple of years ago and in my opinion has gone downhill since then. Beers are reasonably priced and comparable favourably to other Diani restaurants. Location not brilliant with car park view.

Thank travellingzebra
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you are looking for a good curry whilst on holiday in Diani/Tiwi then go to shan-e-punjab, it is worth it!

Thank Alison S
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Terrible Lassi (Its a Punjabi Restaurant, Come On!). Terrible Starters (thats when we left the restaurant) and very bad/slow service.

Thank utsavmistry
Diani Beach, Kenya
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a jewel! Fantastic restaurant with great meals. There is something for everyone. Meals can be ordered as hot as you like and you will be surprised at the sizes of the portions. Service is good (although sometimes a bit slow - especially the bar) and a meal here is a must when you visit Diani!

Thank Esme v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road, 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?