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Tamarind Mombasa

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
African, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The location is amazing and the food is even better. The lobster sold by the kilo is not cheap but it is money well spent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank J351BZmarkh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was at the Dawa Bar where we ordered some food - came very late and was cold despite the bar not being busy at all. Complained twice to the team about the cold food but they didnt seem to be bothered much about it. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank d_sehmi
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sehmi, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback of your visit to the Dawa Bar and are extremely disappointed to hear that your visit did not meet expectations. It is truly regrettable that the food you ordered was cold and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time for my son. The restaurant has had a little facelift since the last time I was here, which is nice. But you come here for the location and of course the seafood. The Chilli crab is very good, not as hot as I've...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank odimascio
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Many thanks for your great review. We are delighted to hear that you chose to revisit Tamarind Mombasa with your son and that it met with your expectations. It makes us happy that you enjoyed the chilli crab, the smiling and attentive service and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Tamarind in May this year and had what I experienced as one if not the best meal of my life, the Tamarind Chili Crab”. So now in November I had a chance to spend 3 night at the Tamarind Village apartments, I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeterBwana
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Many thanks for the wonderful 5 star review, It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the Chili Crab so much in May that you decided to try it not once but 3 times in a row on a subsequent visit....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place for dinner The place was clean lovely welcomed by waiters The food was really nice and well presented We did fell in love the the deep fried coconut We will be visiting the place regularlyMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FaithJP
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Faith, Many thanks for the wonderful review and the 5 star rating. We couldn't be happier to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and the food met with your expectations and the waiters gave you a lovely welcome. Our dedicated team work really...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I loved the services. The staff..... Very helpful and knowledgeable. The food is good and fresh. Good Job @tamarind mombasaMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Felix K
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Felix, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Tamarind and that the food was good and the staff were helpful and knowledgeable. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we thank you for taking the time to review. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

While staying at Tamarind village I went the first evening to the Tamarind restaurant. As of the first step inside (actually outside in the open air) you are well treated with great service and views to the old Mombasa town on the other side of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clements24675
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear Clement, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review and for the perfect rating. We are truly delighted that you chose to stay at Tamarind Village and dine at Tamarind Restaurant your first night. It is such a pleasure to...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Restaurant on a slight cliff above a creek where we watched fishermen at work while we ate the reults of their labours. Cooking, atmosphere and service are all good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jmbryant
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear JM Thank you for your great five star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner at Tamarind and thought the cooking, atmosphere and service were good. Your feedback is very much appreciated. Kind regards Geraldine

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

In Kenya, mombasa county and in nyali Tamarind has the best view of the ocean.the view is breathtaking with activities you can have in the water...the stuff are friendly and the hotel is generally clean..one gets a feel of the swahili culture while in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 1989myra
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Myra, Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience and enjoyed the view and even like Tamarind Village next door. We appreciate the...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Reinard K
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Mombasa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

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

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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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