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Monsoons Restaurant

| Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 734 663370
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (12 reviews)
“seafood platter” (20 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
$$ - $$$
| Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

The title says it all. Monsoon is the best seafood restaurant on the coast. The idyllic setting, the fantastic owner "aziza and Attilo", the great atmosphere and the fantastic food make this place 100% perfect. We had the seafood platter and it was perfection. Walking...More

1  Thank Salima M
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Where do I even begin. This place is beautiful and naturally they should expect a flow of people to come in. I have gone to this place three times and I have come to a solid conclusion that they are obviously racist. Let me explain...More

1  Thank Daido A
Jumba Ruins M, Owner at Monsoons Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

I am Aziza, the owner and Chef of Jumba Ruins Monsoons restaurant, I am a black Kenyan of Swahili origins living in Mombasa from more than four generations, my clientele is of different ethnicities, mostly Kenyans, my restaurant enjoy restaurant licence and as per "Kenya...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Well, this jewel is worth the treasure hunt but don't worry, most taxi's will get you there. On arrival you pass this through the Juba ruins to the beach and wow, what a views as you enter the restaurant! The seafood is fresh out of...More

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Situated on the fringes of the Jumba Ruins National monument in Mtwapa lies this small but delightful restaurant run by Attilio and Aziza. Since we moved to the north coast in 2010 we visit Monsoons weekly because there is no better seafood on the coast...More

3  Thank c6767t
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Jumba Ruins restaurant is on a unique, peaceful location. No prostitutes around, neither beachboys. The entire environment is beautiful and the perfect background for a tasty lunch i enjoyed with 3 of my friends. Will be soon going back there.

4  Thank lisagBarcelona
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Best Octopus and jumbo prawns we have had in a long time. Above all, Attilio (the owner) made the experience super enjoyable, what a wonderful host he is, he made everyone feel at home.

5  Thank Mona K
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Situated by the beach when you walk through the jumba ruins is this quaint restaurant...with a very easy homey feel to it. The staff ready to serve you and the food absolutely delicious.. Artelio the owner and great host....mingling with guests and cracks jokes while...More

5  Thank Bertina K
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The food was spectacular. I went here with my 6 kids and husband and we all that the food was delicious. the staff was nice. I also loved the view

3  Thank TheBreadIndustry
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Very well hidden seafood restaurant by the beach. You may almost miss it at first try.Chill and easy mood. The owner Atelio and his wife Aziza are very friendly. Service personnel very professional and courteous. Food quality is probably the best seafood I've had so...More

1  Thank Jimmykinsx2050
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Monsoons Resturant is converted from an old shade that the general public once used when they came for a picnic .Now it's gotta a classy makeover the place is open for lunch hours only and its best to have an appointment. We had come here...More

1  Thank AamirSK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:30 am
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 734 663370
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Monsoons restaurant stand on an empty pristine beach with views out to sea or back towards the beauty of the Jumba ruins and botanical park themselves. The restaurant offers a delightful range of fresh seafood as well as Italian pasta dishes. It is a place where you want to spend the day with friends, drinking in the views with a glass of wine and a dressed crab or two. An incredible haven only seconds from the chaos of the beaches closer to Mombasa,a wonderful place for families,couples and special occasions Monsoons is to be savored, not rushed.
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