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Moonrise Restaurant

Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
15 Apr 2017
“Lovely food”
12 Jan 2017
“Great & good”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, African, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Moonrise Restaurant is part of Lamu House Hotel, and I have reviewed it as part of the hotel and as I have noted in that review, this is a fabulous restaurant in Lamu Town The ambience is lovely being on the waterfront, the vibe...More

Thank Sans-S0uci
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Try anything and is great. The workers are just brilliant. I've enjoyed every single time I was there, and I was there lots of time :)

Thank chuu143
Reviewed 4 November 2014

In the hearth of Lamu Town,right on the shore,candele light,small brezze under the stars and cool music.That is the atmosphere.Now comming to the food,i had a tuna steak baked on sea salt,one of the best in my life.My wife chosen a whole grilled fish just...More

1  Thank 770Emmanuel
Reviewed 21 March 2014

The ginger crab truly is evergreen, but sometimes, if you ask nicely...they'll make you even nicer dishes that aren't on the menu!

Thank PrinaP
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Moonrise and the Lamu Beach are topplaces! The food was really delicious, and also the service was very friendly and fabulous. We will certainly come back!

1  Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 16 February 2014

This a very good restaurant in Lamu. The fish is coming straight from the sea and is prepared by the Belgian chef Frank. All the dishes we had during our stay were excellent.

Thank Erik490
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We made a reservation for dinner. Special my friend is very interested in taraab music and is interested in seeing the musicians playing. We were sitting half an hour when the musicians started. However, we could not see them, because they were sitting outside. Also...More

2  Thank Malkia
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We enjoyed trying new dishes each day and were particularly fond of the seafood. Service was excellent

Thank MFrances3113
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We were in Lamu during the Cultural Festival, and went here on our last night when there were less people around. The food is really good - we had tuna which was delicious, if a little too much! Good value, quiet, and as others have...More

Thank SlowMotionTraveller
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We stayed as guests in Lamu House Hotel for one month in November (this was our second stay) and we had breakfast, lunch and dinner EVERY day at the Moonrise Restaurant (part of Lamu House Hotel). Every day fresh (sea)food with lots of variation :...More

Thank EdithDeNef
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
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