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Peponi Hotel Restaurant

Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
+254 42 633421
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“The best food in Shella”
19 Apr 2017
“Wonderful fresh crab”
Open Now
06:30 - 21:30All hours
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
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11 - 20 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017

For the upwardly mobile. Not for the budget traveler. It was luxurious like any costly hotel. Direct to the beach and seemed to have great food. The coffee I ordered was served quite well.

Thank Aalynnah
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Decided to go away for our anniversary and my wife's birthday, Lamu has always been on our agenda, so this time we decided to go. Booked Peponi hotel based on trip advisor review. Not disappointed, the Hotel has been in the family for the past...More

Thank Jaapv2
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stayed in Shela for 4 days and visited Peponi on every day for some sort of refreshment or a meal. Perfectly positioned with a breezy terrace giving great views and lots to look at!

Thank patrickvr55
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I have never had better food than what is served at Peponi Hotel in Kenya and for seafood, it ranks consistently as the best seafood I've had in my life! Many herbs are locally grown in Peponi's beautiful gardens adding incredible diverse taste to the...More

2  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The restaurant has a beautiful and eccentric atmosphere and comes alive in the evening after both locals and tourist shave put a lock on their activities and are out to hunt for a good time by sharing drinks,interacting and sharing stories. These service is good...More

1  Thank NSaruni
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very enchanting place and good food. We had sandwiches and they were very well done and fresh with freshly prepared food. The service is good and the place is very relaxing and enchanting.

1  Thank Lucia B
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The view just goes well with the Food. The service is excellent. Best Place to unwind after awesome time at the beach.

Thank wambamaryann
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A must for everyone on holidays in Lamu town!! Lunch or diner... you choose because you'll never be disappointed, that's why we kept coming during the whole week!!! The spot by the Indian Ocean... just awesome and the food always right!!! The service can be...More

1  Thank Cristina-VL
Reviewed 20 December 2016

we were with my wife in Lamu...amazing island, amazing restaurant...fresh food, good wine. good choice.

Thank GAG7169
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Peponi House came highly recommended by some friends and so after a jaunt around Lamu Island, we stopped by for some lunch and to cool off. We did get a seat on the verandah overlooking the sea, even though it does say that this is...More

Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Grace Alice N
What are the prices of food and drinks, I can't seem to find a menu online
28 November 2016|
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Response from McGreevyTeam | Reviewed this property |
Sorry best to email the hotel, I didn't get a copy of the menu :-(
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shella, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
  • Phone Number: +254 42 633421
  • E-mail
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