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“Anniversary Celebration”
Review of Tamarind Dhow

Tamarind Dhow
Ranked #1 of 159 Restaurants in Mombasa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$65 - US$65
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had been recommended this restaurant by our hotel receptionist who actually made the booking . We were certainly not disappointed by either the food. the service or the setting . It is beautifully situated overlooking the Indian Ocean and the service was faultless throughout ! We had pre dinner cocktails and drinks and snacks before being shown to our table once our meal was ready . The food was delicious and very nicely presented and whilst it is not cheap it isn’t overly priced either with a good choice of menu and wine list . Unbeknown to us our hotel had let the restaurant know that my husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and the staff presented us with a celebration dessert which was a really nice personal touch to end a perfect evening !

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank keneydon
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Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Don, We are delighted that you chose to celebrate your wedding anniversary on Tamarind Dhow and the dining experience did not disappoint with the food, the service and the setting meeting your expectations. It is such a pleasure to know that the service was faultless throughout and you found the food delicious and nicely presented and the menu and wine list were well chosen. We always aspire to give the best of food and service and we are really happy to know that we were successful and made a positive impact on this special celebration. Thank you again for taking the time to give us feedback. Kind regards Geraldine
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the dhow on a Monday
Re Friends reunion Fantastic atmosphere
Great deejay and music
Our host Prudence is great
Really nice decor and food
And fantastic scenery
Highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank gav7290
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Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Dear Gav, Many thanks for your wonderful 5 star review. We are delighted that you chose the dhow for your friends reunion and found the atmosphere fantastic, the decor and food nice and the deejay music good. . It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this and we will be sure to let Prudence know what an impact she made on your dining experience. Many thanks for taking the time to give us feedback and hopefully we can welcome you back soon. . Kind regards Geraldine

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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

An excellent way to spend an enjoyable evening cruising and dining on the water . everything organized and set up in a very pleasant way. Starting with pickup service to greeeting and cocktails before to boarding and cruising with great food and very nice cooks and service persons. liked it very much and recommend it as a real good experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Konrad E
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Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Konrad, Thank you very much for the five star review. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable evening cruising and dining on Tamarind Dhow and the service, cocktails, and food were all very pleasant and well organized. . It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this and we will be sure to let the team know what a positive impact they made on your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Geraldine

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Tamarind Dhow is still a fantastic Event for Tourists and Residents. The team is well organised and the Food and Wine selection is very good.
Unfortunately the trip does not go towards the Old Town and the Fort Jesus. Some of the highlights on the dinner cruise. Also the usual live Band which played the matching background music for the dinner and then animated the guests for a dance or singing along with some local songs is not there anymore. Instead a DJ playing music far to loud, not matching the mood of the guests at all.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Bruno, Thank you for taking the time to review the Tamarind Dhow. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and wine selection, but it is unfortunate that the resident DJ is not to your liking. We actually do sail toward Fort Jesus except when the sea is to rough. We appreciate your valuable feedback and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Geraldine

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

You will get the best prawns at this hotel.

Their dinner served in the dhow with live band entertaining you as the dhow sails under the bridge that connect Mombasa island and north mainland is an experience to remember.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 165aaronn
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Geraldine D, Director of Sales at Tamarind Dhow, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Aaronn, thank you for the five star review. We are delighted that you had a good dinner on Tamarind Dhow and the experience was memorable. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Geraldine

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