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The Majlis Restaurant

Ras Kitau Bay - Manda Island | The Majlis Hotel, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
+254 20 7123300
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“boat ride” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Japanese, Seafood, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ras Kitau Bay - Manda Island | The Majlis Hotel, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Majlis restaurant is in the new Majlis resort on Manda island. It welcomes visitors who are not staying at the resort. Good food for a decent price, impeccable service, great sunset views!

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed drinks, coffee and desserts on the second floor so had a great view of the ocean. very clean, and great service. would try to book a room in the hotel the next time.

Thank anila911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the views, add on incredibly friendly staff and fresh seafood and this spot is worth going a little further from town!

Thank Hanna C
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I was actually a guest at this property. After being given the run around of which room was available which took way over an hour and too much negotiation I finally checked-in begging for everything. They don't really care about their clients as they have...More

Thank Magictravelnow
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit absolutely 👍 the hotel is awesome and the beaches are great and quiet wit awesome views The good is exotic and out of this world The service is great and rooms are really nice and different

Reviewed April 20, 2018

This location is extremely beautiful and peaceful.The rooms and suites are more like a sophisticated apartment with antiques and collected artwork and books - more like your staying in a chic local's home than a hotel. The staff is beyond friendly and professional and work...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Spent the day at the Maijlis, a lovely, clean boutique hotel on Manda island. Had lunch and dinner here and both times ordered the seafood risotto- it was that good. Service is amazingly friendly even by coastal standards. The bar is worth mentioning as it...More

Thank grace_den_dulk
Reviewed April 4, 2018

So disappointing for a 5* hotel. Every meal service was very slow and lethargic; it took more than 2 hours plus each time. Most of the waiters did not know or could communicate to the kitchen for any improvements, it seemed they are not trained...More

1  Thank adarsh_shah
Reviewed February 12, 2018

My friends and stayed an another hotel across the bay and on our last night we decided to check out Majlis restaurant, also to see if maybe, perhaps we would opt for this resort the next time. I was pleasantly surprised by the completely different...More

1  Thank Ilse020
Reviewed January 10, 2018

On the night of New Years Eve my family,some friends and I had dinner at Majlis Hotel.A table of 10.From 11.00 onward the staff was removing away chairs and tables even when some guest personal belonging where still on those tables.In fact,a very shocked lady...More

1  Thank 770Emmanuel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $114
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ras Kitau Bay - Manda Island | The Majlis Hotel, Manda Island 80500, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Manda Island
  • Phone Number: +254 20 7123300
  • E-mail
The Majlis restaurant is located in the Ras Kitau Bay, Manda island, 5 minutes boat-ride from Shella village and 10 min. From Lamu. The restaurant's cuisine includes international, Italian (pasta, pizza from wooden-oven, home-made ice-cream)and Japanese dishes (sushi, sashimi, tempura). There are also a pool bar for the day and a terrace bar to enjoy the sunset before dinner.
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