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Restaurants & Bars:

Diani Beach serves up a fantastic range of options when it comes to restaurants and night life. If it’s topclass international flavours you seek, then you’re in luck! Continental cuisine is commonplace along the beach with Italian, Indian and a fine selection of Japanese Sushi being among your choices. If you’re after a more local taste then you won’t be disappointed, as there are variety of options to satisfy your exploring taste buds.

Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Our team of chefs are on hand for breakfast, lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.Prepare yourself with an aperitif - or perhaps close your evening with a nightcap from our extensive cocktail and spirit menu. From Manhattans to Mojitos, your options are endless. Can’t decide? Just ask one of friendly bar staff to improvise. All you need to do is sit back, and enjoy the picturesque views.

For reservation enquiries please call: +254 (0) 716 863 884

Swahili Beach offers a gourmet selection of smart and casual dining:


Meaning ‘meeting or gathering’ place and this is the main buffet restaurant. The décor features with limited edition black and white photographs Swahili people & architecture perfectly enhances the cultural ambience of the restaurant.·

Spice Route

A fusion of Indian/Swahili Fusion this cuisine unmatched anywhere else in Kenya The restaurant features a shisha bar area and low baquette seating, and is themed with a very modern take on "Indian" style. Artworks are abstract. Furniture is minimalist but upholstered in rich leathers and velvets which give nod to both Indian and Swahili cultures.

The Champagne & Oyster Bar

An alà carte seafood restaurant raised 40 ft above the beach, it’s the first of its kind in Kenya. Seated along the huge dark-wood long bar one can enjoy a range of champagnes and fresh local oysters. The rest of the restaurant comprises a classic seating arrangement in plantation/colonial style, with dark-wood floors, louvered shutters and woven rattan seats. Guests can enjoy daily ‘catch-of-the-day’ while enjoy amazing sea views and a constant, cool onshore breeze.


Meaning ‘ocean’, Baharini is situated right on the beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. Ostensibly a beach bar & Italian restaurant, it has been fitted out entirely in reclaimed dhow wood furniture. Palm fibre lamps and local carvings add highly decorative detailing to the decor. Guest can relax in low sofas converted from local canoes and filled with fluffy, white cushions. It will be the top sundowner spot on Diani Beach.·

Kahawa Cafe

An Arabian-style coffee shop serving aromatic coffees from around the world, light snacks and confectionery.

Forty Thieves Beach Bar, the one and only barefoot bar-restaurant. Relax and savour the ambiance of the waves lapping your toes while sipping a refreshing cocktail. Live music, games and water sports run by H2O ( will entertain the most energetic ones. A cyber café to re-connect with the world. At night, dining and dancing under the stars for blissful moments.

Forty Thieves Beach Bar was ranked 17th Best Classic Bar of the World 2010" - Bartender Magazine

Nomad's Beach bar & Restaurante is open for lunch and dinner with a broad selection of tropical cocktails, Pizzas, Pastas, Seafood and other International specialties with a selection of excellent wines. Try the peppersteak, very nice.

The Red Pepper Japanese Parlour offers delicious sushi, sashimi and other Japanese specialties. .

Asha Coattages is a small eco-friendly Boutique Hotel right on the beach. It is a tranquil wonderful place. Food is exellent, the atmosphere is magic.

You may have lunch there as you walk along the beach,or you can make a dinner reservation. Dinnermenu is set , with atleast two options.

This is the place for a quiet romantic dinner

 Asha Cottage is open to the public for dinner by reservation only.

Please call 0723 644 945 or 0727 624626 to reserve.

As its name suggests, Leonardo's is an Italian restaurant situated on the Diani Beach Road about 400 mts north of the Ukunda connecting road (in the centre of the Collier's Centre). It has an extensive menu in addition to an elaborate cocktail/dessert selection with a choice of over 24 varieties of ice cream.

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant is thought to be between 120,000 and 180,000 years old. The natural coral cave compromises a series of interlinking chambers at depths of up to 10m below ground level, opened to the sky. World-renowned, Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant offers style and romance in an unrivalled atmosphere. A large mouth-watering A la Carte menu and quality wine-list, to invite you to a once in a lifetime dining experience.

Aniello's Italian restaurant., Best pizza in town. Specializes in cuisine Mediterranean, fish, pasta, fine wine, and cakes. Fabulous hospitality and soft ambience. Located close to Colliers centre..

Aniellos snack bar and breakfast in new Baharini/Ushago shopping centre.


and its veranda-restaurant overlooking the ocean, a relaxed, informal, dining experience in Diani promoting predominantly seafood - fresh and local. With its focus on all day dining encouraging, a relaxed atmosphere and its Lamu-Zanzibar décor Blue Marlin Seafood BeachClub includes as well a large lounge area, garden, high-tide-pavilion and sun beds area. With dishes dominated by fresh fish and seafood, as well as meat and vegetarian options, Blue Marlin Seafood Beach

Club delivers a memorable dining experience and

unforgettable all day relax.

The African Pot.

The indigenous restaurant that introduces you to the people and the culture at great rates and fabulous value for money. Our charcoal grills; beef, goat, chicken, fish etc. Our karangas; meat, chicken, mutton, fish. Our side dishes; chapati, chips masala, matoke, mataha, ugali, pilau.

Taste the Kenyan cuisine.

Lynningtons Bistro

Lymington's Bistro is centrally located at the South end of the Diani Beach Shopping Centre (first floor). Your hosts, Mo and Dave, welcome you to sample "Real Food", by which they mean big flavoured, unpretentious cooking. Nothing fancy; nothing extravagant; just good, uncomplicated food.

There is a very reasonably priced, well stocked bar.

Open 6 days a week (closed Mondays). Breakfast/brunch is served from 9 am to 4 pm and lunch/dinner from 1 to 9 pm. Open Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm with a traditional lunch of roast meats with all the trimmings followed by dessert available from 1 to 3 pm.

In addition to the standard menu there are daily specials.

The Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, Kenya provides the perfect environment for relaxed gastronomic dining. The Kenya beach resort includes an array of delectable local & exotic international cuisines restaurants.

The air-conditioned Sake Oriental Restaurant offers a fusion of Japanese Teppanyaki, Chinese & Indian Cuisine. The Restaurant features two Teppanyaki tables that can be privately booked for an exclusive evening with friends and family. We also offer a section with floor seating to enjoy Japanese food - the real Japanese way. The culinary experience of this multi cuisine restaurant is authentic, as well as contemporary. Impeccable service will ensure that you always ask for more.

Our a la carte options are varied. Our award winning Chaines des Rotisseurs speciality restaurant, the ‘Chui Grill' offers fresh seafood and grills in a teak-timbered deck overlooking the lilly ponds - fine dining at its finest and perfect for that romantic meal. For lunch, sample our stir-fries at Coco Mchana on Coco Beach or try our Italian speciality restaurant – Pizza ‘n' Pasta Tornati.

And of course there's our Pool Bistro and Bar, offering a wide selection of snacks and light meals as well as fresh seafood and grills. If you've any room left, our ice cream bar may just tempt you to postpone your diet until after your holiday!

Welcome To Tamarind Mombasa

In the early seventies there were no quality restaurants in Mombasa, and Kenyan born Chris Seex, who was managing a coastal resort hotel at the time, was determined to correct this. One of his ambitions was to create the finest seafood restaurant in Africa. With little financial and moral support he designed and built the Mombasa Tamarind, a dream, which he fulfilled with passion.

Built in Arab style with high arches and a crenellated roof , the elegant, gleaming white building has the perfect setting – a starlit terrace perched on a cliff overlooking the picturesque Old Harbour of Mombasa.

The menu is a blend of the best of French, Asian and African cuisines. The Tamarind's specialty is seafood and only the freshest ingredients are used.The Prawns Piri Piri, Chilli Crab and Lobster have earned the Tamarind restaurant worldwide fame and rave reviews from publications such as Gourmet, the London Times and the Herald Tribune.

Personal service, original presentation and attention to detail has developed Tamarind’s reputation as one of the finest restaurants in Africa, and achieved the ambition of the founder.

The restaurant's seating capacity is 160 people and currently has a staff of 120.

Welcome To The Tamarind Dhow.

Traditional Arab sailing boats, formerly used for cargo trading along the Kenyan Coast and to the Arab States. The Dhows have been completely refurbished as floating restaurants, without losing any of the traditional aspects of the original Dhow. They are now moored at the Mombasa Tamarind jetty.

As a restaurant, "Nawalilkher" is available for individual bookings, and has a sitting capacity of 70 people for dinner, which leaves plenty of room for dancing on the night cruises. By removing some of the tables, the Dhow has ample room to hold a cocktail party for up to 100 people.

"Babulkher" with a capacity of 55 pax for dinner and 70 pax for cocktails.

And is also available for exclusive hire.



Jetty Tamarind Mombasa

PO Box 85785

Mombasa, 80100

Tel: 041 4471747/011 4474600

Mob: 0733623583 / 0722205160

Fax: 041 4471257



Fullmoon was the premier nightclub with a fantastic discotheque in Shanzu, just past whitesands and is a favourite with many who want the pure nightclub experience and is now in Diani Beach!

From the setup, Fullmoon is now the largest Nightclub in Diani Beach with plenty of sitting/standing area, a dancefloor and 4, maybe 5 gogo poles on a podium 8 ft high. Club goers in Diani Beach will definitely enjoy this new spacious club and the crispy service that Fullmoon is known for.


Shakatak Disco is the oldest disco in Diani.It has a beer garden where you can relax and get drinks.

The Disco, is opened daily starting from 21.oo clock, Newest music and modern light effects are natural must. The Disco have also occasionally Live shows and it is fully air-conditioned.

By the way: Here in Kenya you may also enter the discotheque, even if you already exceeded the 40.

In Front of the house ,several taxis are available.

Forty Thieves Beach Bar, the one and only barefoot bar-restaurant. Relax and savour the ambiance of the waves lapping your toes while sipping a refreshing cocktail. Live music, games and water sports run by H2O ( will entertain the most energetic ones. A cyber café to re-connect with the world. At night, dining and dancing under the stars for blissful moments.

Forty Thieves Beach Bar was ranked 17th Best Classic Bar of the World 2010" - Bartender Magazine

Your holiday is not complete in Mombasa without you being at Kim4love fans club. Situated along the exotic white sands of Diani beach, at the old two fishes hotel, Kim4love fans club is the centre stage for all the fun you need just to make your stay a memorable one. Sip your drink or have our sumptuous meal while enjoying the cool breeze from the ocean. During the weekends and holidays come and see our very own Kim4love live on stage backed up by the famous relax band. We also hold monthly beach parties with local and international artistes not forgetting the most celebrated Kim4love 9 days Tent and party with live concerts n beach sports every end of the year. Just when you thought that all, our ever smiling sales girls are there to sell to you Kim4love merchandise which includes Cds, beautiful pareos, T-shirts and souvenirs.

The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) was established in 1958 as an NGO and is the largest service provider for persons with disabilities in Kenya. We operate 9 main Branches with 15 Satellite Branches which are strategically located in the most densely populated areas of Kenya.

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