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Shehnai Restaurant

Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 722 871111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Barbecue, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

An Indian restaurant, serving mouglai cusine from north india, curries are flavoured heavily with cream and aromatic spices. The starters are tantalising too and their spiced cottage cheese - Paneer is well marinated and barbequed. Service is fast and excellent with very polite and courteous...More

Thank Sukesha D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice ambience with wide range of Indian dishes in the downtown area.Good vegetarian dishes as we r vegetarians.good supporting staff

Thank anishavlani
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visited the place for a business lunch. The food was very very good. Good variety of Indian dishes and the ambiance was quite nice. Service quality was very good and we were served quite fast as well.

Thank Lalindra D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, very welcoming , wonderful food plus soulful instrumental music... relaxed ambience🍽

Thank faby_miini
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It was the best meal, we've got here in Kenya, by far! The Menu is full of incredible delicious sounding foods, so it's a hard job to decide what to eat. But no problem, the owner is there to help you out :). We've had...More

Thank 15_bws
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

In fact, now thinking it over, maybe the most expensive vegi meal (for lunch)in Africa (more than the states) Guided by the esteemed host, I ordered a half order biryanis plate and half order of mix veg plate w fruit salad and soda (adds up)...More

Thank BonomB
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We love the indian moghlai tandoori and curry meals at Shenaai and we feel that one meal here every trip we make to Mombasa would be a special treat.

Thank bhavnakassam
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited in march of this year with friends The owner is known to me We visited Kenya from Canada Decor is good. Food is delicious Nice atmosphere Highly recommend

Thank Gav D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

great service...excellent meals and ambience environment...reccomend to anyone wanting to sample best biriani around msa...had the following Murgh Tikka Shahjani Shahi Makhi Korma Jheenga Tawa Ghosht Biryani Handi..

Thank kartheskariuki
Reviewed 15 June 2017

the food is very well made . probably the best Indian restaurant in Mombasa. The parking is ok, the place is safe the ambience is a bit worn out probably due to the economic times. we eat there often.

Thank esther900
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4 October 2016|
Response from shehnai_restaurant |
Greetings Vickie, We shall be pleased to host your daughter's 13th birthday party at Shehnai. Please confirm the date and time. You can bring the cake and the rest we shall take care of it and make sure to make it a... More
Emmanuel M
16 September 2016|
Response from shehnai_restaurant |
Hi Emmanuel, Sorry for the late reply. The average cost per person is between kshs.1200-1500 for Fish and accompaniments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 722 871111
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Shehnai Restaurant is known for the best Mughlai and Tandoori Cuisine in the Heart of Mombasa City. Its recognized for the Royal Ambiance and Personalized Service alongside the tantalizing and mouth watering dishes!!!
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