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Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant

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Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 100629
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited with my family some of which flew in from London, KL and my dear father ! We have never experienced a more rude and unplesant manager! No class or even respect! In short we were told to "take it our leave it" ! What kind of idiot expects to run decent restuarant speaking to customers like that? Unless... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Was a little disappointed on arrival. Apparently the restaurant had been recently relocated to its current location and the building still had a smell of cement. However, my starter of avocado, crab, grapefruit and lobster was truly exquisite in its simplicity. The King Prawn main course dish was also very well prepared. The TV in the background was unnecessary and... More 

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Thank bobcollymore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding menu - both in terms of the range and quality of the selection of cocktails and seafood. The service is the best you'll find in the south coast and the atmosphere is understated and relaxing. This establishment does not lather itself with the pretencious vibe that some of the larger restaurants and hotels in the area do - here,... More 

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Thank Allan K
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Blue Marling for few days. Enjoyed the peace and relaxed ambiance. Food was extremely good and the service was excellent! Definitely will come back again.

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Thank Gene G
New Meadows, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Have frequented "Blue Marlin" for many years, great Snapper, Swahili Fish, or Mediterranean Fish, You cant go wrong.

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Thank BR_Idaho
Diani Beach, Kenya
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This place is extremely lovely. It has a very clean environment, green gardens, nice services & welcoming workers. A better choice for holidays in Diani Beach. The Beach is so lovely, large and always clean.

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Thank BlackJuma K
Kigali, Rwanda
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Place did not impress me much during my last visit - 4 years ago it was much better. Food is decent, no complaints, but pricey. Service is rather slow. Can be nice for a romantic dinner.

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Thank MuzunguM
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

My fiancé and I enjoy Blue Marlin seafood, salads, beef and chicken. Service is exceptional and the ambiance is very romantic. I'm a return customer but have never offered a review. ON this visit,the fresh tuna and calamari was awesome!

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Thank janicewoodard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Best restaurant in Diani Beach....Delightful cocktails, scrumptious meals( the prawns curry is a must try) and beautiful ambience......!!!

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Thank Zippy M
Cologne, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

This has a nice location on the beach and very comfortable reclining chairs. The staff were friendly. Unfortunately, it suffers from the East African malaise of letting you order something, making you wait before coming back and telling you they don't have it. This is very common in Kenya, but here they made me wait about 45 minutes before telling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 724 100629
Description
Beach Restaurant and Bar. Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant is known for its freshest seafood offering and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean

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