We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 100629
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 114: English reviews
Sofia, Bulgaria
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

the best sea food that i ever try in my life ... Lobster termidor is something that i will never forget. wonderful sea view ,wonderful service . it was incredible experience. Thank you gays , i will come back

Helpful?
Thank Termidor I
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

The foos was good,service was okay,blue marlin didnt have local beer and it was a friday of all days,quite disapponting.We finished our food and left for another restaurant to have beer.Their beach however is breathtaking,huge beachfront.:)

Helpful?
Thank Cynthia N
Portland, Or
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

Spent 4 days at the Blue Marlin hotel with a group of friends and family and ate all our meals at the restaurant --- there was enough variety and options, that we did not see the need to go elsewhere. The restaurant is on Diani beach -- breathtaking view! Breakfasts were buffet style but the rest we ordered ala cart.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Penina_BMW
Vancouver, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

If you like fresh seafood, then the Blue Marlin is for you. I was so impressed with the king prawns that I had them four times and I had the crab claws twice. The price was great for the quality of the seafood you get. I was also pleased with kind and friendly service we received, especially from Wycleff. Of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nikki D
Marbella, Spain
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

This restaurant I thought had its good points and bad. The wine was very enjoyable although we had to ask for ice to be placed in the ice bucket in order to cool it and the setting was lovely despite a few lacking service points, one of these being a dirty table cloth presumably as a result of it not... More 

Helpful?
Thank LaurenH117
Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

As a real seafood lover I can say that it was awesome! The food is very nicely cooked and flavored. There is big range of seafood variety and the staff is very friendly. And not to forget - the view of the ocean, sands, good company ... the palm garden, just makes you eat, relax, enjoy your life - what... More 

Helpful?
Thank Svet G
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Very slow service. Don't ever try the beef stragonof it was off and tasted nasty. Food is over priced for the quality you get. Will never come back again

Helpful?
1 Thank Vijay B
Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

Am in love with seafood and in particular crabs and prawns.We checked in this restaurant at 8PM for dinner.We drove through the tall trees from the road to the premises.A warm wellcome from the manageress proved that it going to be a great night! We took a table facing the Indian Ocean and ordered our drinks while reading the menu.I... More 

Helpful?
Thank mngereri
Nanyuki Town, Kenya
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Our starters took about 45minutes to come out - by this time we were all starving and our cheery mood had been ruined. The oysters were so tiny, they should not even have been harvested at that size. Thoroughly disappointing. Everything fried was dripping in oil and the oil they had used was obviously old so the battered calamari tasted... More 

Helpful?
Thank katwebbz
Nairobi
Level Contributor
28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

I really enjoy the Avocado club sandwich at Blue Marlin! I commend their wide selection of cocktails.

Helpful?
Thank Irene M

Travellers who viewed Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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
Description
Beach Restaurant and Bar. Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant is known for its freshest seafood offering and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?