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Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Really good fresh mandazi's & chai, efficient service. We ate here everyday over 5 days. Good local to watch the world go by in Lamu.

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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great location on the harbour serving cheap and tasty Swahili dishes. Caters for a diverse mix of locals and visitors. Always busy,especially in the mornings when there's a steady stream of diners for the Mangrove's filling breakfast fare. No menu as such, just ask what's on offer or what you might like and they will rustle up from somewhere. Upstairs... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

First indication that made us go in the first place, was that this place was packed with locals. This is always a great sign, so we went for breakfast. And kept on going every following morning for omelettes, chiapatis and juice. Good prices (better than all the nearby places) and good food, totally recommended place. You'll know it when you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

If you are looking for a budget-friendly eatery that is buzzing with activity then look no further. Mangrove does not look like much from outside, however once inside or upstairs you feel an amazing atmosphere. I returned there again and again for one think, the best barbecued fish in the whole of Lamu. (also try the swahili pizza)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

A place where tey dont know the word we dont have even if they dont jave but they tend to look for solution for whatever the queriies you may have. a very friendly people and humble and honesty the owner Omar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?