Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Naro Moru

Trout Tree Restaurant

Inhabiting a marvellous fig tree overlooking the Burguret River, alongside colobus monkeys and tree hyraxes, this is one of the most original places to eat in Kenya's Central Highlands. It doesn't do much else, but …
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 dishes, particularly seafood, including Zanzi…
Top Choice Seafood in Diani Beach

Nomad

One of the best restaurants in Diani, Nomad benefits from stellar sea views from its terrace and a talented chef who cooks up such culinary magic as seared yellowfin tuna with smoked aubergine and ginger and coconut…
Top Choice Seafood in Mida Creek

Crab Shack

Crab samosas, grilled calamari and steamed fish await at the end of a mangrove boardwalk, overlooking Mida Creek. This lovely Giriama-run spot is a favourite for sunset-watching, too. It's a 3km walk or boda-boda (m…
Top Choice Seafood in Bamburi Beach

Imani Dhow Restaurant

This traditional Zanzibari dhow on the grounds of Severin Sea Lodge is Bamburi's most atmospheric restaurant, complete with creaky wooden floors and ceiling and evening mood lighting. Go for flambee crab, Swahili-st…
Top Choice Seafood in Kilifi

Nautilus

We're still dining out on our last memory of dinner at Nautilus. This Swiss-owned restaurant offers fine, romantic dining with gorgeous views over the water and a warm welcome. The wine is good, the oysters are even…
Seafood in Kilifi

Boatyard

Jetties and boats, fresh crab and fries, salty air…there's nothing better than a long, lazy meal at the Boatyard, especially when it involves fresh oysters (oyster night is Saturday), fish and chips or full English …
Seafood in Mtwapa

Moorings Restaurant

This legendary restaurant is on a floating pontoon on the north bank of Mtwapa Creek. It’s a fine place for a beer and serves great seafood and international dishes with a view. The turn-off is just after the Mtwapa…
Seafood in Mombasa

The Fort

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

Old Man & the Sea

This Old Man’s been serving excellent seafood, using a combination of local ingredients and fresh recipes, for years. However, don't come to eat at this intimate restaurant in a hurry – each dish is made fresh and t…