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“fine Indian cuisine”
Review of Shehnai Restaurant

Shehnai Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 144 Restaurants in Mombasa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
Description: Shehnai Restaurant is known for the best Mughlai and Tandoori Cuisine in the Heart of Mombasa City. Its recognized for the Royal Ambiance and Personalized Service alongside the tantalizing and mouth watering dishes!!!
Reviewed February 1, 2013

the food is excellent.Restaurant offers a la carte Indian cuisine.comfortable setting with A/C which is quite good as Mombasa can be very hot during the daytime.

Thank Munir T
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

When looking at the reviews for this restaurant, I was surprised that so many people had recommended it. I am not sure whether it was that we were in a large crowd, and this restaurant could not handle it, but the food was way below average. The salads were pre-made and therefore it was wilting and dry.

We had chicken, lamb, prawns. None were nice at all. In fact I had one bite of each and left it. The sweetcorn dish was quite nice if I really had to look for anything positive about the food. The desert, fruit salad, was also pre-made and therefore warm. Warm fruit salad in such hot weather, NO WAY.

We were also the only ones in the restaurant, so I'm not sure how busy they actually are. Maybe all his customers were at Mosque as it was a Friday afternoon about 14h00

We also paid KES 2500 for this.

The owner I must say was friendly.

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1  Thank Oresti
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Banker_0779, Owner at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2013

We the proprietors of Shehnai Restaurant have responded to the member who posted the review directly. However we would like to clarify that our food is always freshly prepared and it has original Mughlai taste since we specialize in Mughlai and Tandoori delicacies.
We always appreciate our clients comments and immediately take the necessary action.
The price for this particular group (Kshs. 2,500) was very reasonable costing full meal inclusive of the beverages and 25% taxes.
We would like to apologize to the reviewer for any dissatisfaction during his visit to our restaurant but hope to see him in the near future once again and assure of our total satisfaction.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time on shehnai.restaurant@gmail.com

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

The food is very delicious. hats off. the best taste ever i have had in my life is at shehnai, very hygienic food, a place where you can really enjoy with your family and friends.

Thank Ebrahim E
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

A must to try their prawns, fish, corn in coconut, al is delicious. Their passion juice is simply devine. The only negative aspect is hard to find a car par.

Thank TONAMOMBASA
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Beautiful Indian ambiance, soothing soft sittar music in the backgound, Superb service with a personal touch and truly authentic indian food. Must try their malaai tikka

Thank S-Issak
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