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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)
“jumbo prawns” (5 reviews)
“samosas” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Off Mombasa- Malindi Road | Coast, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank MatteoBorromeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Kevin M. D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank moses a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Ben_Kila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Service was prompt and fine. Food wasn't great and way overpriced for what it was. Pasta with queen prawns had a bland sauce and tiny flavourless shrimps. Ice cream for desert had previously melted and been re-frozen, so crunchy and crystallised.

Thank WeldonWK
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Got there on a Saturday evening for a sundowner . First, the first waiter we meet and request for a table for two tells us to 'look around and as long as the table is not reserved, we take a seat' .... so we do...More

Thank karenmA8905ZH
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great place, wine and dine on a floating restaurant as the waves of the Indian ocean gently rock your 'boat' Food is delicious, the view is fantastic especially if you are lucky to watch the sunset on the ocean! Simply magnificent😊

Thank Winnie S
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Little quantity food which is very expensive and poor taste.waste of money and apetite.would never go there again.

1  Thank harunaniq
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Questions & Answers
Hon O
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, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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