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Jumba Ruins Monsoons

Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
+254 41 2012666
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
3 days ago
“Casual lunch with workmates”
4 weeks ago
“Monsoon Restaurant - Mtwapa”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took an Uber from our hotel in Shanzu into the heart of Mtwapa. As we coursed through the semi rural neighbourhood we wondered where the roads would lead to. We found Monsoon Restaurant on TripAdvisor and thought we should try it out after some...More

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an amazing place great ambiance. Pleasant welcome with amazing hospitality. fresh seafood just recently caught from the ocean. Fairly priced.

Thank Sanjeet S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

To avoid the rush on a Sunday afternoon, when everybody wants to eat at Monsoon a Friday or Saturday afternoon is the best time ti go for a relaxed Lunch. Everybody has time for you, the food takes not very long to be served and...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Then I saw the beach white clean sand beautiful beach and a little restaurant two out side tables and four fantastic sun lounger. We sat out side under a beautiful umbrellas made of straw. The waitress was discrete but amazing and efficient and very attentive...More

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Man, I've loved his place both times I've been here, years apart. Lovely location in the haunting Swahili ruins, nice beach, and exactly the kind of host you hope for: intersting, friendly unpretentious. Just wonderful. Blow your budget (because you won't be ripped off and...More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My sister, niece and I spent the day at Monsoons when we were stranded in Mombasa waiting for my husband (who was dealing with security issues at our rural health centre) to take us to Malindi for a luxury few nights break (July 2011). I...More

1  Thank Elizakwamboka
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Gone to this restaurant on a Sunday and was amazing, the food excellent, you can really taste the freshness of the seafood and we saw several fishermen bringing their catch while we were there. The restaurant was full but the kitchen and the service worked...More

1  Thank 93rosy
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The restaurant was recommended by a good friend and everything was up to expectations, the food the ambiance, the service and the setting, was the best way to start our Christmas holidays at the Coast. The seafood, jumbo prawns, was delicious and also the fillet...More

Thank njeroge2016
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The title says it all. Monsoon is the best seafood restaurant on the coast. The idyllic setting, the fantastic owner "aziza and Attilo", the great atmosphere and the fantastic food make this place 100% perfect. We had the seafood platter and it was perfection. Walking...More

1  Thank Salima M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Where do I even begin. This place is beautiful and naturally they should expect a flow of people to come in. I have gone to this place three times and I have come to a solid conclusion that they are obviously racist. Let me explain...More

1  Thank Daido A
Jumba Ruins M, Owner at Jumba Ruins Monsoons, responded to this review

I am Aziza, the owner and Chef of Jumba Ruins Monsoons restaurant, I am a black Kenyan of Swahili origins living in Mombasa from more than four generations, my clientele is of different ethnicities, mostly Kenyans, my restaurant enjoy restaurant licence and as per "Kenya...More

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Julie T
Do you have gluten free options?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 05:30
11:30 - 17:30
13:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 41 2012666
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Monsoons restaurant stand on an empty pristine beach with views out to sea or back towards the beauty of the Jumba ruins and botanical park themselves. The restaurant offers a delightful range of fresh seafood as well as Italian pasta dishes. It is a place where you want to spend the day with friends, drinking in the views with a glass of wine and a dressed crab or two. An incredible haven only seconds from the chaos of the beaches closer to Mombasa,a wonderful place for families,couples and special occasions Monsoons is to be savored, not rushed.