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“Life's a beach!”

Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro
Ranked #5 of 38 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro: relax and savour the sensation of waves lapping your toes while having a refreshing cocktail, listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports and have a delicious lunch with your friends and family.Disco into the early hours of the morning every night.All these can be done at this unique bar, the only one situated actually on the beach on the east African coastline. It is a vibrant atmosphere not to be missed.
Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Life's a beach!”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Great view, clean beach, nice ambiance and set up. Prices are a bit on the higher side but you can't beat having a giant pizza, drinks, watching the game on big screen and having a safe swim in the ocean ...all in one place! We'll always come back!

  • Visited January 2013
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Clevedon, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“beautiful kenya”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

oh well wot can i say , this in my most best and favourite place in the whole wide world , the setting is just amazing the atmosphere fantastic entertainment great , if you have not experienced the tusker beer and the basket of scampi nom nom nom so frest straight from the sea fab , we made lots of new friends in 40s and had great times both day time and on the evening all round best bar .

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Thankfully they keep the thieves on the beach”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

The bar is right smack on the Diani Beach, it's very relaxed, comfortable and not as pricey as one might expect given its setting and location. It's hard to fault the place. A very nice touch is that if you are staying at the Flamboyant you can just charge drinks and food to your room which avoids having to carry cash to the beach, handy if you want to take a dip between rounds or courses.

Visited January 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“Ringing in 2013”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This beach party did not disappoint for ringing in the new year! There is a lot to this compound! The open air, live music was excellent, followed by dancing on their enclosed dance-floor to a DJ who knew how to keep the crowd on the dance floor! The whole scene being feet from the beach added a nice touch to the whole evening, allowing us space and air with a walk to the water. The bar staff was not the like of those I have been elsewhere for NYE, but this is a beach town, so things are allowed to move slower. A fun spot for only 3000 shilling cover.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Taylor R
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Location is great, however service very slow - food below average and very tired - very disappointing

Visited December 2012
Thank Simon L
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