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Shan e Punjab

Diani Beach Road | Opposite Hotel Diani Beach Resort-Diani Complex, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 786 203012
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (4 reviews)
“naan” (2 reviews)
“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Diani Beach Road | Opposite Hotel Diani Beach Resort-Diani Complex, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner (Gurminder) is very polite and let me into the kitchen so I could explain the chefs how we liked our food ... but overall great hospitality and service and great food .... 5Star

Thank Bobby P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, plenty of it. Nice atmosphere, pleasant surroundings. Best waiter service ever in Kenya, or anywhere else in Africa. Pascal. Efficient, professional, impeccable. Note to owner; double his wages, keep him, he is your greatest asset. Going back. Highly recommended. Could not fault anything...More

Thank ian s
Reviewed 5 January 2018

service is a bit slow and it is usually empty but the food is really nice . traditional Punjabi food with a Swahili twist. Overall I think the prices are a little steep for the experience. There is virtually no ambience but despite this I...More

Thank Chandaal
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Having come from mombasa I thought the food was exceptionally good. Fresh tasty and as spelt out on the menu. We had fish tika, mutton masala, paneer bhurji, butter chicken, daal makhni... all very good and above average. I would recommend this place .... Very...More

Thank RimalShah
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Ate here one night on a recommendation and was great. The food has such good depth of flavour. I tried 3 different dishes, naan and a starter and all were great.

Thank Alli H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the diminutive guard dogs in this restaurant - if you like authentic Indian food cooked in the East African way ( drier / spicier ) then this is the place to come to. Our party of three had different variations...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The interior of the restaurant isn't much to write home about, but the food is delicious! Prices are very reasonable for the area.

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food really was very very tasty. We were already put off by the entire environment. As follows: 1. Only people in the restaurant (it was a monday) 2. Dogs eating bones on the floor in front of us & they smelled. 3. Waiters painting...More

Thank PorkyMartin
Reviewed 19 June 2017

On holiday in Diani and the whole family was craving Indian. We were told Shan e Punjab was the best. Yes it was. Pretty simple layout but the food was excellent. A little mixup with the samosas, but the owner was also eating at the...More

Thank woodsisi
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I was on a business visit to Mombasa but ended up wrongly booking a hotel in Diana beach area. This place came to a relief when I found myself 35kms away from the business district of Mombasa. "Nothing calms an Indian down more than a...More

2  Thank Viraj J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Opposite Hotel Diani Beach Resort-Diani Complex, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda
  • Phone Number: +254 786 203012
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