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Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant

Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 100629
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
“south coast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Average food and be prepared to wait... Having dined in a few other restaurants in Diani beach we found this one a bit average, it is advertised as a seafood restaurant but they only have a few seafood dishes which were overpriced compared to other...More

Thank l0urdes71
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Went there for a coffee that was supposed to be freshly brewed but it came in seconds so obviously wasn't

Thank MarionRogers
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I visited the place just for a day with a fairly large group of people. It has free internet but they were giving out the wrong code for quite some time. When connected, it wasn't very good. Nice ambience in the restaurant, but it was...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We went here in the day to sunbathe as had good sunbeds which cost you about £1.50 each a day and a clean area to sunbathe in, also take your own towels or they charge another £1.50 each for those as well, the view is...More

Thank SmileyTunbridgeWells
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great views , rather quiet entry off the main road through a dirt road . Blue Marlin has a cosy indoor bar with al fresco seating with phenomenal views . Was there during sunset and was enthralled . Visited for a a couple of hours...More

Thank Andy-Ted
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have been twice in Blue Marlin. they have amazinf rooms with sea view and a superb restaurant on the beach where you can taste excellent fresh food. Being often in Diani, I have been often at the restaurant with friends for dinner. I can...More

Thank Mimi A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

After bad experience at most popular restaurant Sails we went next door! Where service and food was excellent! Not 5 star place! But surprising was a 5 star service and food were delicious ! Simple presentation but very nice ! And they made us feel...More

Thank Svetlana P
Blue M, Owner at Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

It was nice to see you after your first visit long time ago! Thank you for the support and will be our pleasure to see you again.

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Between jan.23-feb.14 I enjoyed several extremely tasty Swahili fish dinners and drinks, then on Valentine's days my date I were refused service, inadequate explanation, said all tables were reserved, but no reserved signs on the tables. Same thing happened feb.23, management said a large group...More

Thank BR_Idaho
Blue M, Owner at Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

for the dates mentioned the hotel was fully booked and the restaurant was serving only in house guests

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We visited with my family some of which flew in from London, KL and my dear father ! We have never experienced a more rude and unplesant manager! No class or even respect! In short we were told to "take it our leave it" !...More

Thank Bosman2016
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Was a little disappointed on arrival. Apparently the restaurant had been recently relocated to its current location and the building still had a smell of cement. However, my starter of avocado, crab, grapefruit and lobster was truly exquisite in its simplicity. The King Prawn main...More

Thank bobcollymore
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Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 724 100629
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Beach Restaurant and Bar. Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant is known for its freshest seafood offering and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean
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