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Mangrove Centre

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African, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Has good and affordable food..with a variety of Swahili foods.. its located along the the sea front giving you excellent views of the ocean while you dine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rayannekarim
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A great cool place with a big variety of swahili dishes, the staff are super friendly. it has a prime location along the sea front, highly recommended

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mamdouh S
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The kitchen frankly did not look that clean but the food was tasty. Think 200-400 shilling for a plate chocful of fish and rice or similar. Good harbour views from the second floor.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

If you want affordable, Swahili cuisine whilst in lamu, this is where you need to be. They have an array of dishes from authentic Swahili biryani to fish samosas to the amazing chicken tikka. Definitely a place to be

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank knjenga9
Reviewed November 27, 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.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank J0hn_Shar0n
Reviewed September 20, 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...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Chico29
Reviewed January 18, 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...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Eva T
Reviewed January 6, 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...More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank pauloseshetu
Reviewed March 24, 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

Date of visit: September 2012
1  Thank Shamuty7
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