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African Pot

Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (4 reviews)
“mutton” (2 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food was absolutely delicious - coconut vegetable curry was exceptionally good! Favourite meal in Diani (we've eaten almost everywhere), and best price as well - the bill was really cheap for the amount of food we had. The atmosphere was also great, with friendly...More

Thank lydiakat2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Just a few weeks ago I was invited to a wedding diner at African Pot Diani Beach. The food was delicious, the organisation was perfect. We had a wonderfull evening!

Thank Marriettevdvelde
Reviewed 5 August 2017

African Pot has wonderful traditional Kenyan food in such a lovely place. The welcoming staff made it a pleasure to eat here

Thank Eoin S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The dishes are typical Kenyan and very nicely coocked, some served in traditional pots. Tue portions are huge, so make sure you are really hungry.

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A bit surreal place, with loud music from a duo singing with an Electric piano, cats roaming around and a dusty floor but.. great food and a great environment ( att least that night). Not expensive.

Thank Mario O
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We went for dinner here during our stay in Diani in May 2017. The restaurant is located in a pretty outdoor courtyard. The food was extremely tasty and we liked how our food arrived in our own individual little pot! The food was piping hot...More

Thank Conrad W
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant serves okay local food but aspires to be an upscale touristy location - it doesnt work. Waiting time for 4 ppl ca. 1 hr, no one else there. The location is dark and damp with many stray cats (on the tables), mosquitos and...More

Thank Hamonoe
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I was brought here as a dinner surprise, i misjudged the place from the outside since it was at night but i must say; i was totally impressed and amazed at the quality and quantity of food they serve. The spices in the meal complemented...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were in Diani Beach for Easter and had the pleasure to visit African Pot, which was recommended from by the owner of Makuti House, whom also made the reservation for us. This was very local experience, that we would not have found without the...More

Thank phertz2017
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Good welcome. Fair service. Ok food. I would recommend to people who love culture and traditional Kenyan cuisine... That's about it really!

Thank knjenga9
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda
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