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Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

Ali Barbours Rd | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
+254 714 456131
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ali Barbours Rd | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The star of the show is most definitely the setting of this restaurant! As you enter and walk down into the cave, you get this cooling feel and amazement at how beautiful the setup is. There was a group of 30 of us to we...More

Thank Mitul L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well yes, the atmosphere and surroundings are wonderful, enchanting. The free taxi was a very welcome bonus and this is a very popular place. Unfortunately we did not have the type of evening others seem to have enjoyed. The waitress, even though pleasant enough, needed...More

1  Thank JohnBreit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is stunning as soon as you enter. Moonshine through the cave hole, pure romantic. Food very delicious, wine choice nice and reasonable priced. Service very friendly. The taxi service is very helpful. It's really worth it to leave the hotel for 1 or...More

Thank Annelie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is magical. It is beautifully set in a cave. Romantic lights every where. Delicious wine, great food. Nice staff. Recommended to reserve because tables are used twice on a evening. You can call them and they pick you up and bring you ack...More

Thank gravin38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty food, waitress was very friendly and she had a lot of banter. Food was served nice and hot, and a great choice of a lot of food. The dessert was the best.

Thank Farouk K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant and the cave itself is worth coming here for dinner. This is a really nice place! The service is also good, and the staff took good care of us. In this nice environment I expected the food to be great as well, but...More

1  Thank kbergl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we have just had some wonderful food, in a gloriously romantic setting. All staff were friendly and attentive, from the driver who picked us up, to all the serving staff. cannot recommend it highly enough.

1  Thank john p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning restaurant!! the food is mediocre and slightly over prices for Kenya however the experience is incredible!

Thank Mahan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great choice for dinner during our coast visit! The ambiance was beautiful as it was tucked away in an open air cave. Had everything from the seafood pasta, duck, prawns and the filet and each meal was delicious. Had an awesome South African...More

Thank EinDC65
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Great dining, the staff were likewise kind and service minded. The cave creates a very romantic atmosphere, and we enjoyed two lovely evenings there.

Thank Anne A
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john p
November 28, 2017|
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Response from Mohamed S | Reviewed this property |
you can pay with any card.
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November 8, 2016|
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Response from Ashley4406 | Reviewed this property |
No accomodation. Excellent food. Plenty of great hotels nearby. Enjoy.
September 6, 2016|
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Response from Cainha | Reviewed this property |
We did, twice. When you make a reservation they pick you up at your hotel as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$33 - $79
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ali Barbours Rd | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 714 456131
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You'd be hard pushed to find a more romantic place to dine than Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant, set inside an ancient coral cove and lit by warm candlelight. The a la carte menu specializes in seafood, international & traditional cuisine and is accompanied by a great wine-list so take your time over dinner.The Restaurant opens every day from 7pm. Reservation Required.Courtesy transfer from Hotels in Diani.Dress Code: Smart casual. No shorts, no hats.We apologize we do not allow children 6 and under.Cigars from our humidor available.
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