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Olympic Resturant

Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
25 Mar 2017
“Interesting experience”
28 Feb 2017
“closed”
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African, Seafood
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LOCATION
Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2017

The original restaurant is closed, however you can still eat in the owners house. 3 of us filled the space and after school the one son joined us - which was lovely chatting to him. The food unfortunately was pretty average and overrated by our...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

used to be good indian eating, now unfortunately the building has been brought down and the owner cooks in his house and serves the food there just behind where the original restaurant was.

Thank aswaduhuru
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This restaurant is by the sea-front and it serves very good and tasty Swahili cuisine at a very reasonable price. I stopped by for late lunch and had authentic Swahili fish biryani which was so good, it was heavenly indeed. The owner was very gracious...More

Thank Msafiri_Mwenyeji
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Great place!...it takes a while to get to the table but once it does you will keep licking your fingers!! Just wonderful personal service makes you feel at home! The lobster and Jumbo prawns is a must try for all the sea food lovers. So...More

1  Thank MAM313
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Very reasonably priced for nicely done seafood -- especially the grilled items (the garlic prawns were not so garlicky or exciting.) Not fancy, but comfortable. Right on the seafront, so prep for a steady breeze. Was pretty slow (>90 minutes) so just factor that in...More

1  Thank EAZG
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Sloooow service but I really enjoyed the food there. The Bahjyas with the dippings are a must especially the cococnut, the fish paka is the best there! Also the mango-passion shake.

Thank Forat S
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Once we tried the coconut shakes at the Olympic, we were ruined. No other coconut shake could compare and we went back almost daily. Their seafood is fantastic and everything is really well priced. It's a great casual place that's fun to go back to...More

Thank SarahPish
Reviewed 9 September 2013

The food was about average here and the owner was very nice. There was only one other group in the restaurant, but it delayed our meal about 1.5 hours! No blender for their juices either

Thank franco5
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I just popped in for a plate of chips shortly before 10:00pm and the waiter said they wouldn't mind delivering to my hotel after they were done preparing my order.I was quite surprised by this and i vowed i would return on the next day...More

Thank blacktraveler1
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Been here many times during my 1 week stayed at lamu.the grilled fish and coconut rice was wonderfull also the garlic calari. As for the drink try coconut juice..! Heaven

Thank Luluazha
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Cuisine
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
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