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Bahati Gelateria Italianna Anna & Andrea

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Watamu Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This ice cream cafe seems to be really popular in this area. It's situated amongst all the local village shops to get your souvenirs, and the great things is we didn't get hassled by the sellers while having an ice cream there! The ice cream is very creamy and tasty, they also do cakes, coffees and soft drinks.

Thank Travel_Like_a_Veggie
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Low traffic with the best ice cream in town. This spot is surrounded by custom tailoring shops of traditional swimming/sunbathing robes and wood craft artisans. Their ice creams are oh so creamy and delicious. We love the variety of flavours and friendly hosts.

Thank Githiomi-D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Loved it!! would have loved to go everyday... even went there before we left for the airport. Their ice cream sandwiches are also superb.

1 Thank Anjali C
Nairobi, Kenya
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My wife and I visited this ice cream parlour on 7th August 2016 and we confirm that they serve up the best ice cream in Coastal Kenya. The owner, Andrea, was quite friendly was chatted with us when we arrive. This place seemed quite famous as the place was packed when we arrived and many more guests arrived after us.... More 

Thank Daniel J
Watamu, Coast, Kenya
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This place in watamu has revolutionised Ice cream in Kenya. The Artisan Gelato here is so unique in taste and variety that you could be forgiven to think you are in Italy. The hard working owner Andrea puts his heart and soul into his Icecream making, the results are mouthwatering delicious fresh ingredient icecreams unmatched anywhere !!!

1 Thank Azhar K
Detroit, Michigan
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457 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The top rating of this gelateria is precise. It is perfection on my palette in the heat of sunny Watamu. The flavors are bold yet not overpowering and the mouthfeel brings me straight back to my time spent in Italy. The lines can be long, but stick it out, and I guarantee you will be thankful.

Thank waverider681
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79 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

When ever I visit Watamu I go to this place as they have a great choice and it is all so good you have a job to choose

Thank PerthJill
Vasteras, Sweden
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure if there is any difference between ice cream or Gelato. My wife says that Gelato is just ice cream in Italian. However I went there with my family and friends. Everyone was stunned of the taste and the quality. The double espresso I took was as well top notch. The kids ordered 2 scoops and the grown... More 

Thank Steffenobil
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong with the freshly made gelato ice cream here, we were a group of close to 30 people and loved this place that we went there twice at least. I caramel,mango and coconut ice cream along with the strawberry callipo are to die for.. I strongly recommend everyone who goes to Watamu to try this place

Thank Jt C
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We went to this amazing ice cream place in Watamu today...the flavours were amazing...has to be one of the best ice cream places in Kenya by far...even their vanilla was far superior to any I have had before.....the espresso machiatos were also amazing....this place is a must visit for kids and adults alike when in Watamu

Thank Vchandaria22Nairobi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watamu Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Watamu
  • Phone Number: 00724079856
Small cafe/shop which sells home made icecream, pastries, soft drinks, coffee, cakes. I can't find them on the web, but it is very popular with tourists and locals here in Watamu. They do have a facebook page and I can provide a telephone number and email address should that help?

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