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Jahazi Coffee House

Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 726 409436
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“juice” (4 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
“samosas” (3 reviews)
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8:00 am - 7:30 pmAll hours
African, Cafe
Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had the privilege to go here a few times. The food was great, especially the biryani. Mango smoothies were also really good. Very cool atmosphere for a group to hang out and relax while experiencing Mombasa. We had the chance to meet the owners...More

Thank elsulzbacho
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I only went here once but was in a rush so I did not eat much. We actually just had some evening tea and snacks, but what I love most is the Swahili decor and ambience. The place is also very intimate as it is...More

Thank Sada K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

For authentic swahili feel, Jahazi Coffee house is the place to be, serene and quiet. A coffee house with swahili style furniture giving you a relaxing feeling. The staff are always ready to serve you some viazi karai and swahili tea. A place to visit...More

Thank JammyJabry
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Based on reviews online this seemed like THE place to stop for a coffee in the historical Old Town. The location was interesting and the ambience was great (loved the decor and the lounging on the floor experience) but we must admit it was let...More

Thank Ramona L
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

So it's not so far. From the old place at ndia kuu road, ask anyone where Jahazi moved to and it's 3minutes away. The swahili seats, kanga dressed throws, spiced juice, bhajia, viazi same cook you will find. For the visitors, you must pop in...More

Thank jackykowa
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Swahili coffee and masala tea, as well as samosa and a couple f other snacks were excellent. Staff were helpful and able to explain the menu

Thank mrsP7741
Reviewed 13 April 2017

For an authentic Swahili atmosphere and coffee (or tea)/ snacks, this is a great place to go. New local management in the last couple of years has improved their services and offerings. A unique and special place to hang out after seeing Fort Jesus or...More

1  Thank Missus G
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Jahazi Coffee House is an excellent private meeting point for Coffee lovers out to experience this centuries-old coastal pastime. Great for authentic Swahili beverages and light snacks, served in the real Swahili set-up.

1  Thank Swabra M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Jihazi offers delicious food in a comfortable and clean and environment. The decor is warm and inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the mango smoothies are just amazing! A wonderful "Swahili" experience and can't wait to go back again.

Thank photographybycaryn
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Good place for food..very relaxing after a walk in the heat. Loved the samosas and passion juice. Felt at home

Thank BurhanMurtaza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 726 409436
Go straight north from the Fort Jesus into the Old Town on Ndia Kuu Rd, it is on your left at Thika. +254 720-777-313 .
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