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The Moorings

Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 723 032536
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (19 reviews)
“samosas” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Charming place with a variety of excellent food and drinks. You feel you're dining on a Cruise Ship with gentle waves underneath you reminding you of that great Ocean feeling!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Franz K
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A beautiful floating hotel in Mtwapa region. Food is really affordable and the customer service is also amazing. Looking forward to visiting again :-)

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SammyM517
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great views of the creek but the location is not easy to get to. Food is above average but nothing special. Good service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AS34BC
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had a great experience here, great food, good ambience, excellent service. a big fan of the platter.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank moses m
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing seafood and a very nice location. Service was oerfect and kind. I suggest to visit at sunset!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MatteoBorromeo
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

It is such a beautiful place, away from the noisy city. It is serene, has excellent service and is fairly priced. I'm definitely coming back!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank laurenundu
Reviewed 27 June 2018

While technically the restaurant is floating, it is only just a few feet from shore....so any of you who are worried about getting sea sick or sharks jumping out of the water to bite you, you can be rest assured you're safe. The food is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kevin M. D
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice breackfast, friendy staff, engaging, service without strains. Ask and its delivered witjoit delays

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank moses a
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The restaurant is a very interesting place as it seems to be floating on water. It gives a nice view of the creek and it is breezy. The food is very tasty and consists of seafood

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ben_Kila
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Moorings is a must visit when in Mombasa (North Coast). First it will help you conqur your fear of swinging bridges 😂. The view is awesome as you are inside the ocean. The food is ok abd the band sooths you with soulful music. A...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Cynthia A
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Gatundu | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the meal combinations you can spend anything between 4,500 to 7,500. Cost works out better when you are a group since some of the dishes can be shared
Emmanuel M
16 September 2016|
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Response from Will S | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two with drinks and all the trimmings KES 5000 max. Its the atmosphere too. Just properly Romantic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 723 032536
  • E-mail
The only floating restaurant on the East African coast. Dhow cruising available for a minimum of 4 adults. We are majorly a seafood restaurant but also continental cuisine and pizzeria on offer. We host Karaoke Saturday evenings from 19.00 hours till mid~night.(unless advised otherwise)
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