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African Pot

Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (7 reviews)
“mutton” (3 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Diani Beach Road | Entrance to Coral Beach Cottages, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I like the setting and the food, unless you try beef like my friend .. It is more like a rock .. The chicken is very good and I can recommend the rice dishes in general. Service is a bit slow but understandable in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for our lovely dinner! We had mutton jeera, grilled mutton, kachumbari, matoke and chapatti. Loved everything. The staff were attentive and made us comfortable. Definitely recommend dining here if you want to try local cuisine.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 530tarap
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The food is excellent, good variety, prices ok, but as often in Kenya you might need to be patience for the food to arrive. Only 'down side' is the pool table, stay away from it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alf N
Reviewed September 2, 2018

nice setting, perfect african food, and they can cater to any request, there was a live music band during my visit so the atmosphere was great,

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hana_5W
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Great meal with affordable prices... pots were very good, only charcoal grilled Beef was not very good. Friendly staff and live music on Friday.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sherpa102010
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Been there twice for dinner during my holidays. Specially recommend chicken dishes, as the beef is not well cooked. The cuisine is good, the taste is excellent. The service is ok.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed August 6, 2018

First time I’ve had dinner at African Pot in years, service, cleanliness, food, less than average. Had beef pileau, sauce, rice, excellent. Beef was possibly the toughest meat I’ve ever tasted. My date had kuku pileau, it was very good. Tusker was cold, prices moderate.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BR_Idaho
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice staff but you have to choose your order well, I ordered a 1/2kg steak it was the worst pice in my life, very hard to chew.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Specially recommend the matoke - green bananas cooked in a tomato sauce have the taste and texture similar to potato but MUCH nicer

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pmstevens2016
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We ordered beef steak it was totally awful it wasn't beef at all we chewed it for half an hour to eat it. Staff is nice and helpful that's why I gave 2 stars

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 154fatihu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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