Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Diani Beach

Sails

By far the most stylish place to eat in Diani, Sails is gorgeous: a canopy of billowing white canvas separates the restaurant from the stars, while waiters serve up fine food, including amazing seafood and inspired …
Top Choice International in Nairobi

Tin Roof Cafe

This place has all the necessary ingredients to be a Nairobi favourite – a quiet garden setting in Karen, great coffee, amazing juices, an Ottolenghi salad bar and a commitment to healthy eating. Despite having a ca…
Top Choice International in Nairobi

Talisman

This classy cafe-bar-restaurant remains fashionable with the Karen in-crowd, and rivals any of Kenya’s top eateries for imaginative international food. The comfortable lounge-like rooms mix modern African and Europe…
Top Choice Kenyan in Diani Beach

Lymington's

Lymington's sits right on the beach, within Kenyaways Kite Village. Lounge on the sofas beneath the magnificent baobab tree or take a breezy table overlooking the gorgeous white beach. Either way, order a plate of g…
Top Choice Italian in Malindi

Baby Marrow

This standout restaurant is not only one of the best on the coast, but in the entire country. The gorgeous, leafy setting is absolutely charming, as are the staff who will bring you house specialities such as smoked…
Top Choice Indian in Mombasa

Shehnai Restaurant

This reputable mughlai (North Indian) curry house does delicious dishes such as gosht palakwalla (lamb with masala and spinach) and a superb chicken biryani. The staff are friendly and fast, while the entire place h…
Top Choice Italian in Malindi

I Love Pizza

We do too, and the pizza is done really well here – way better than you might expect this far from Naples. No matter how good the pizza, many people come instead for the seafood and pasta. The hip, renovated colonia…
Top Choice Seafood in Mombasa

The Fort

Right opposite the entrance to Fort Jesus, Mombasa's main sight, this excellent new restaurant is an obvious place for a meal after your visit. The speciality here is local seafood cooked in a variety of Swahili sau…
Top Choice International in Watamu

Pili Pan

Set on a breezy Swahili-style outdoor terrace facing mangrove-strewn Prawn Lake, Pili Pan turns up Watamu's chic factor. The menu includes things such as salt-and-pepper squid, tikka skewers with tamarind and tuna c…
Top Choice Seafood in Naro Moru

Trout Tree Restaurant

Inhabiting a marvellous fig tree overlooking the Burguret River, alongside colobus monkeys and tree hyrax, this place is one of the most original places to eat in Kenya's Central Highlands. It doesn't do much else, …