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Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant serves okay local food but aspires to be an upscale touristy location - it doesnt work. Waiting time for 4 ppl ca. 1 hr, no one else there. The location is dark and damp with many stray cats (on the tables), mosquitos and monkeys preying on your food. Service is rather unanimated. If you want the real experience,... More 

Thank Hamonoe
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was brought here as a dinner surprise, i misjudged the place from the outside since it was at night but i must say; i was totally impressed and amazed at the quality and quantity of food they serve. The spices in the meal complemented each other and the ambiance was so serene, thumbs up to the staff who were... More 

Thank Mary O
Hellerup, Denmark
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were in Diani Beach for Easter and had the pleasure to visit African Pot, which was recommended from by the owner of Makuti House, whom also made the reservation for us. This was very local experience, that we would not have found without the help. Service was so-so, but the different pot’s were nice – also the once with... More 

Thank phertz2017
Mombasa, Kenya
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Good welcome. Fair service. Ok food. I would recommend to people who love culture and traditional Kenyan cuisine... That's about it really!

Thank knjenga9
Nairobi, Kenya
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is one of the few joints you can enjoy local cuisine at affordable prices.Food is delicious,service is excellent.The food takes a bit of time to prepare but its worth the wait as you sip on a cold drink.The place is not over crowded and at times you may find just one or two customers.

Thank blacktraveler1
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We have a good time in this typical restaurant. Good meal if you want to try African cuisine, at a good prices

Thank Jérôme B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was an absolute find! The food is excellent, the service was some of the best we had and if I had my way, we would have been back night after night. Be sure to try the goat curries, the meat just falls off the bone!

Thank Fraser C
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

the service is very good, food is very tasty and real african food. i had some lamb with coriandre sauce it was amazing. only negativ point is we did wait 50 minutes for get our food.

Thank QI J
Kampala, Uganda
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had lunch at the African pot during our stay in diani and this was one of our memorable moments. The food was well prepared and served in real 'African pots'. it was finger leaking good and we wiped our plates clean!!!! The waitress who served us also did a good job. I would highly recommend this restaurant for a... More 

Thank nekjo2008
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, 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?