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Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro

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Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
+254 712 294873
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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beach, food, entertainment- What more could you want? I visited here (multiple times) with some family members. We were renting a villa in Diani beach and came here often as it was 2 minutes away from our villa. We came here for the beach, the food and snacking throughout the day, and we also came back at night for some... More 

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Thank ManalSQ
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is okay, and more so because of its location at the beach. It provides you with a relaxing atmosphere. You have a vantage view of the ocean and all its beauties. It's a nice place!

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Thank xperience1
Mombasa, Kenya
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...the place never disappoints. Can't remember the cocktail I had but it was orgasmic. Definitely going back again and again

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Thank knjenga9
Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal place if you want a relaxing afternoon to dip in and out of the sea, a good drink and good ambiance. Food is also good. I have the cheese burger here and it's so tasty. The only thing is the bum is on the dry side.

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Thank bbbrendac
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar on the beach, great staff, great selection of drinks, colorful, fun, friendly people and music. A place for fun and improve mood.

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Thank Tomáš M
Eisenstadt, Austria
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

directly on beach in sand, sunny and shaddy seats delicious Pizza sometimes acrobatic Show small Shops around

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Thank 537linda
UK
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from a week's holiday in Kenya and were staying in the Diani beach area. We visited Forty Thieves after reading about it on trip advisor and weren't disappointed. A special mention must go out to Omari one of the waiters, he was such a lovely guy! The perfect mix of helpful and not in your face. Nothing... More 

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Thank Savage1978
Galway, Ireland
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to watch a Premiership game and had some food. The burger was good, the bun less so. Almost stale, cold and unappetising. Good fries tho'. My partner had excellent cocktails and the rum was good, if limited in brand options. Really lovely setting. Nice staff. Too many working ladies, but they are not intrusive to be fair. The clientele... More 

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Thank Gonzo185
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can never get bored of 40s during your stay at Diani, the food to the music to the outlay design of the whole restaurant is pretty much beautiful, the workers are extremely friendly and the whole experience there is absolutely amazing, I'll surely be back this year for another great end of year party !

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Thank Alfred M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't get closer to the beach cool beer and a choice of food, a good lively atmosphere all day and into the night

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 712 294873
Description
Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro: relax and savour the sensation of waves lapping your toes while having a refreshing cocktail, listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports and have a delicious lunch with your friends and family.Disco into the early hours of the morning every night.All these can be done at this unique bar, the only one situated actually on the beach on the east African coastline. It is a vibrant atmosphere not to be missed.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?