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Tamarind Mombasa

Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 41 4471747
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (129 reviews)
“crab” (32 reviews)
“prawns” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My colleagues and I went to this restaurant. The menu had great options and all of us had great sea food. I would recommend this restaurant.More

Thank Reinard K
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Reinard, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a rave 5 star review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Tamarind Mombasa and the menu options met with your expectations and you all had great seafood. It's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice and soothing place just at the bank of creek. Nice view of Mombasa main island and fresh air from creek. Seafood specially Crab and lobsters are having many variety and exotic in taste.More

Thank _arpanb994
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Arpan, Sincerest thank for taking the time to give us such a nice review. We are happy you you enjoyed your dining experience at Tamarind Mombasa and the ambiance and seafood were to your taste. Your positive comments have been passed to all concerned...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tamarind has the best sea food served fresh and in good quantity. Their dinner cruise is fun and entertaining. I enjoyed the serene environment as well as very polite staff. Totally recommendMore

Thank Winyisoe
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Winyisoe,Thank you for your excellent 5 star review. We are happy to hear you had a fun and entertaining dining experience on Tamarind Dhow and thought the seafood food fabulous and the service staff polite. We will be sure to let the team know...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (11 of us) visited the restaurant for dinner on 1st Sept 2018 There were about 5 other smaller tables occupied; otherwise the place was fairly empty. It took 40 min for the starters to be served, and similar interval for mains and coffee Their...More

Thank 132pau100
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pau, Thank you for the review. It was extremely disappointing to read of you and your groups' unsatisfactory experience. We are troubled to hear that the the service was slow throughout the meal and the food you ordered was overcooked and cold, resulting in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a business lunch here. We had the sea food platter. Wow ! Excellent! Very good service in a wonderful location looking over the water. I must go here in the evening next time to see the contrast.More

Thank Liam O
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Liam, Many thanks for taking the time to post such an amazing 5 star rave review We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch of the seafood platter and found the service excellent and the location wonderful. Your positive comments have been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A restaurant with excellent location and cuisine, Tamarind is definitely the place to go in Mombasa. It is situated right across from the old town, giving an excellent view at night of both the town and the river with all the lights and everything to...More

4  Thank vesko9
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Vesko, Very many thanks for your most enthusiastic 5 star review. We really appreciate your positive comments about the excellent location the view the outstanding ambiance and the cuisine, particularly the bbq and champagne crab. We have however noted your remarks about the need...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

location is great with nice views of the sea and city. dhow is great too. unfortunately not the best for vegetarian meals. not much selection available, plus the little that is, is just about average tasting. nice place to go for a drink and chill...More

Thank mirav316
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Mirav, Thank you for your review. We are glad you liked the location and sea views at Tamarind, but sorry to hear that the vegetarian selection was not the best. You probably were not aware that Tamarind is a seafood specialty restaurant, hence the...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

As always for the best sea food and if your on a visit to Mombasa the one must dine at Tamarind. Arriving at the restaurant without a booking we were immediately given a table facing the sea. Most beautiful and breathtaking. We ordered prawn cocktail...More

Thank Abid A
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Dear Abid, thank you very much for taking the time to post such a favourable five star review. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your seafood lunch particularly the prawn cocktail followed by grilled red snapper. Our dedicated team work really...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Very good clean place. Good sea food. Recommend it. Normal price. Good stuff. No smoking restaurant.

Thank Maxim S
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Dear Maxim, Thank you so much for taking the time to review. We appreciate your feedback and are really glad you enjoyed the seafood and the clean environment. Your comments are very welcome and have been passed to all concerned. Kind regards Geraldine

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Tamarind restaurant for lunch with a friend and we enjoyed our time very much. Food was very good and service was superb. We wanted first to go for dinner on their Dhow(boat) but couldn’t find reservations so always try to book ahead.More

Thank Nesrix
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Dear Nesrix, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. We are really glad you enjoyed your lunch and found the food good and the service superb. We always aspire to give the best of food and service and we are...More

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davin65
15 May 2018|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
yes we do take visa and master card
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neha0511singh
24 April 2018|
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Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Hello, The Menu is a la carte, but average spend per person is approximately KShs 3500/- to Kshs 4,500/-
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silos Road | Nyali, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 41 4471747
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