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“Great food in an amazing setting.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $33 - $79
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: 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.
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food in an amazing setting.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

You're unlikely to find many restaurants in the world with such a unique setting. With a large and varied menu at not unreasonable prices, this restaurant is an excellent choice for a quality dining experience. The seafood on offer is great, and they also sport a generous choice of wines and cocktails. The service was also professional and friendly.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Absolutely incredible restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

The restaurant is in a beautiful coral cave, unlike anything i've been in before- absolutely amazing would definitely go again. Food was quite pricey but worth it - seafood pasta came with a lobster on top and more seafood than pasta! Cocktails were fab too!

Visited May 2014
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wow!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2014

There are few places in the world that will match Ali Barbours. The setting is out of this world!!!! The staff are extremely professional and are prompt with their service.

The food is excellent, miles better than the food served at the hotels! And the price is reasonable too. The portions are huge and this in no way reduces the quality of the meal. I had fillet steak. and my wife had the duck a l'orange, both were magnificent.

The restaurant also provides a free pick up and drop off taxi service which adds to the brilliant customer service of the place.

If your near Ali Barbours you just have to visit!!!!

Visited May 2014
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great steaks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Located in a lovely cave. The staff are friendly. The menu had a really good choice and the food was fantastic at a reasonable price!!!!!! Wish we went more than once

Visited April 2014
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Bergen, Norway
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014

Great place. The atmosphere is great both for for a romantic dining or with friends. Its amazing sitting in a big underwater cave looking up at the stars. A vide selection of tasty drinks when u arrive. The food is good. Try the ice cream for dessert.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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