Top ChoiceFusion in Nyali Beach

Tamarind Restaurant

Without doubt the finest restaurant around Mombasa, Tamarind looks out over the harbour. Laced with high white arches, this refined restaurant has a superb menu that looks to Asia for inspiration and includes...

Top ChoiceCafe in Nyali Beach


Inside Nyali City mall, Cafesserie has the best selection of cakes on the coast. But it doesn't end there: the breezy, chilled-out place has a crowd-pleaser menu of brunch items, bagel sandwiches and heartier...

Fast Food in Nyali Beach

10 Street

Catering both to midnight and regular munchers, this round-the-clock fast-food joint has baffling decor (vintage red telephone box, menacing wide-angle shot of pigeons), friendly service and very good burgers....

Cafe in Nyali Beach

Java House Nyali

We know, we know. It's a chain, but it's Kenyan and it's a good one. Java House's coffee always goes down a treat, and we're big fans of its BLT sandwiches and milkshakes. The Nyali branch has enough in the way...

Italian in Nyali Beach

La Veranda

This reliable Italian restaurant is behind Nakumatt Nyali shopping centre, with a big pizza oven, al fresco dining on the verandah and reasonable prices.

Ice Cream in Nyali Beach

Ooh! Ice-Cream

Even if this friendly, air-conditioned place didn’t serve fantastic ice creams, we’d still consider including it just because of the name!

Japanese in Nyali Beach


Locals rate this pricey Japanese restaurant highly, but the sushi and sashimi are underwhelming. There's an extensive menu of Japanese standards, though; go for the teppanyaki, tempura or teriyaki dishes instead.

Indian in Nyali Beach

Splendid View Restaurant

Sister to the original branch in Mombasa, this place has a wide menu, serving customary Indian cuisine and a handful of Western dishes. Ironically, the views aren’t all that splendid.