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“Go For the Fun, Not the Food!”

Stars & Garters Lounge Bar
Ranked #34 of 60 Restaurants in Malindi
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Darfur, Sudan via Charlotte, NC, USA
Level 6 Contributor
164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Go For the Fun, Not the Food!”
Reviewed September 13, 2011

I agree with the person that said this is more like a beer garden. Don't go there for hte food. The food is OK, but a bit hit or miss -- and you'll be bombarded with stray cats -- not the regular "house cat" that you find in most restaurants -- strays, and lots of them! Annoying! And the waitresses will stiff you, sometimes BIG TIME, on the bill, especially if you have drinks and they think you're not paying attention. That said, it has a great, lively atmosphere -- if you don't mind a lot of "red light women", and on weekends, has a great bad, and is a really swell place to hang and dance the night away. And cabs and transport is always available outside. If you want good food, go down the beach road to Old Man and the Sea (and the adjoining restaurant); if you want better drinks, go next door to The Melting Pot. But if a Tusker (cold, if you're lucky!) and a happy atmosphere is your desire, this is your place.

  • Visited August 2011
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English first
Nairobi
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Not what I would call a restaurant - more of a beer-garden”
Reviewed September 24, 2010

This place is a special Malindi institution. They serve food but unless you are really on a budget or don't mind extra tough grilled meat (the local Nyama Choma - elsewhere served much better). Some snacks are ok though. This is a place to drink beer and to pick-up girls (or better: to be picked up by them), if one goes for that. Some days in the week there is good live music and then it's really worth going there

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