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African Pot

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Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading all the great reviews , I think they must have raised my expectations of the place. I had chicken flied with peanut oil and some sauce not sure but I think must have been coconut. There was nothing special about it. I am not sure what was supposed to differentiate it from what I eat in the other... More 

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Thank felista k
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not return visit this year but normally go here for the really good chicken dishes service is always good but don't go if you are in a rush. Owner very nice

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Thank Rosie D
Coast Province, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you like to try African dishes at a good quality to acceptable prices, this is your choice. We are regular customers and especially on fridays we like to go there because of the live music performed by the Tabasamu Duo (Omari & Hasan). There is a variety of dishes served in clay pots like kuku choma, mbuzi choma (fried... More 

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Thank kleener13
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I visited African Pot during a stay at Diani beach with my girlfriend. The food was exceptionally good value, and provided a more local offering compared to the numerous beach bar / restaurants in the area. The service was very good, and the food was as good as any Kenyan based cuisine we had during our trip. The only negative... More 

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Thank askltk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Best meal in Diani, and I wasn't expecting it. Don't be deceived by the appearance. Delicious and wide mix of African fusion food. Friendly staff too.

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Thank greg_lomas
Diani Beach, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Worth a visit. Extensive menu. Quality food at very affordable prices. The management aim to satisfy both tourist and local markets.

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Thank gmbowcher
Alice Springs, Australia
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty good meal for the price. We should only have ordered one curry between 2 though as the portion was huge. Nice setting, friendly staff.

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Thank Carol H
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Ring up and book a table on Fridays what a good night local artists on African food served fresh a must do we go every Friday of our holls

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Thank Mick B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

For less money you can eat some nice pieces of roasted chicken. Very uncomfortable seats. We absolutely did not like the straycats around the table begging for food.

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Thank Henk C
Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Very nice African food and good service ambiance very good nice place to be with Familly or couples and they take good attention to their customers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?