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Tiwi Sea Breeze Restaurant

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Tiwi Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the Amani Beach Hotel in Tiwi beach. This is an empty place which should be avoided at all cost. A 2 rooms apartment rented to unsuspecting tourist booking through the Internet. Half of the house was built on neighbours' property, Dirty and unsafe.

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Devon uk
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Our first meal cooked by Ben was long before he built his little beach side restaurant and every year we return to Tiwi Beach we visit Ben to both eat and catch up with his news. Every meal we have ever ordered has been delicious and served with a real passion for food. We often leave menu choices up to... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have been staying in Tiwi for year's and this restaurant is always a must visit. Beautiful and secluded the owner, Ben has built it from nothing. This is not five star dining or Michelin stuff. It's a local man who has a small beach side piece of land and has made it into a business. Ben does the waiting... More 

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diani beach, kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Those looking for tasty, delicious swahili or coast dishes, the journey ends here. We went out with my family looking for somewhere to eat good swahili food and we ended up in this Tiwi restaurant. The seafoof was excellent, pilau was good too and the srrvice abit slow but with a local touch. Try them and you will see thr... More 

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nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This restaurant was really fantastic. More suited to Families with children of all ages. We were a couple but it was enjoyable all the same. The staff, weather, hotel, food were all fantastic. We couldn't fault it in any way. We had an issue with an order item next and it was sorted immediately and was also followed up by... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Drop your idea of staying on Diani. This must be one of the nicest stretches of beach in the whole area. Ben and family have a little cove which, if you are lucky, you and your group might have all to yourself. It's a beautiful spot for camping, swimming, eating, drinking and they also have a decent self-catering house that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We were staying at the Amani Tiwi Beach Resort and fancied eating somewhere else for a change. We discovered that just up the beach, around 100 yards north, is this little bar and restaurant owned by Ben. He's not been going long but will cook for you whatever you want. He specialises in Seafood and Swahili dishes. We had BBQ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tiwi Beach, Ukunda, 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?