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Bar Bar

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Sabaki Center Lamu Road, Malindi, Kenya
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar Bar has a nice open design that makes it appealing to sit and have a coffee inside of, but the real attraction is the diavolla* pizza

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Thank Dylan W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had both magherita and mince meat pizza.. very yummy.. especially the mince meat pizza ! My aunt and cousin from UK enjoyed every bite! Will surely go back soon

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Thank Zainab A
Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Very shabby place with very average food. We had pizza which is Roman style and was edible. We asked for grilled shrimps, but weren't available. Affogato had to be sent back. Overall pretty disappointing with poor service.

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Thank Ania M
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

its an open restaurant overlooking the main road . They serve delicious italian pizzas here . Service is good and its quite reasonable as well.

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Thank Zam N
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

The food is ok but you have to wait for more then 1 hour to be served even if the place is empity. Bad attitute if the owner. There are much nicer place to have dinner in Malindi where food is good and the service quick.

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Thank Maurinos83
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Honestly, I am wondering if I am writing about the same place as the people who said good things about this restaurant! We waited one hour for the food, not kidding, one hour! Out of 5/6 dishes only two were available! The quality of the food was barely acceptable! I really do not reccomend this place at all!

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1 Thank Valerio R
Nairobi, Kenya
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

This pizzeria was touted as being a favourite in Malindi over many years. It took almost 15 minutes to get assistance and yet there was only 1 other table in the restaurant (a couple). The lady who served us was of little assistance and got quickly annoyed by our enquiries. Thankfully, a different waiter intervened and proved to be more... More 

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1 Thank Maseline K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Suprisingly I have eat best lasagne in my life right here!! Place is nice and clean, service is fast , they have very very good iced tea - must try! Only problem was local beggars and money smuglers / changers if you sitting outside near the the end of restourant they still bothering you. And also a lot of flies... More 

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1 Thank stanislavholis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

Have been here thrice in May first for dinner my sister and later for lunch with my parents. Both experiences were good. I had the chicken diavola both times and would unreservedly recommend in to anyone visiting. My sister ordered two prawn dishes on the two occasions we were there and loved the dishes. Good service, enthusiastic wait staff.

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1 Thank KevM26
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2012

Had the sailfish pizza, decent size and taste, but a bit pricey. Someone else had the margarita with bolognese, a bit soggy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Italian, Pizza, European
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sabaki Center Lamu Road, Malindi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi

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