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Willy's Blue tent seafood restaurant

Diani Beach shorelne | Galu beach side, between Blue Marlin and Diani Beach Chalets, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 706 834020
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“coconut rice” (2 reviews)
“snapper” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Diani Beach shorelne | Galu beach side, between Blue Marlin and Diani Beach Chalets, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Willie’s was on the beach but is now on the main Diani Beach Road opposite Mzima House resort after being forced off the beach by the resort owners and government for “stealing” business (basically, he became too popular and they got jealous). DO NOT LOOK...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank angwaterton
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the most beautiful strip of the Diani Beach. The interior is a little bit shabby, only three tables, it's just a local beach restaurant. But you get here excellent seafood, large portions and the best scenery you can ever imagine....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Artyom198
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Saw this place as we drove passed. Looked amazing and can't wait to visit next time we are there. Loads of other eateries in the area to choose from too.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank harryharry2
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited Willy's as I'm a massive seafood lover and had read brilliant reviews on Trip Advisor. To get there get a tuk tuk to the Blue Marlin hotel and walk through to the beach. Once on the beach turn left for around 150-200m until you...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DizzyBlonde23
Reviewed January 8, 2018

There is no tent anymore!! Willy built a new tent made of wood. Very good seafood and cheap. Willy is a very nice guy! BEST PLACE IN DIANI.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jmlm0508
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Smack bang on Diani beach looking at the Indian Ocean. We had Christmas day lunch here and was stoked with our decision. Owned and run by the Charismatic dude, William, the food, the view, the service was fabulous. Dont expect 5 star here though, its...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nattsch
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The food here was amazing and willie set up a private beach dinner for us complete with lobster, calamari, and octopus. He also made it extra special with candles and a bonfire. Eat here - you won’t regret it.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank jonathangW2248TL
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

This was such a great experience. William is the most pleasant host there is and his food was divine. We had white snapper, red snapper, and lobster. All cooked and seasoned to perfection. And the view! Planning an entire trip around getting to eat here...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Nyaranga O
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Great sea food, good beer. Perfect to chill at the sea. If you want to eat in a authentic place go there.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Carlos B
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We found this place as we were walking along the beach, we had had lunch in a similar set up a bit further up towards Nomad Sands hotel, they had very much the same menu but the Blue Tent was a bit cheaper. Basically they...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank l0urdes71
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach shorelne | Galu beach side, between Blue Marlin and Diani Beach Chalets, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 706 834020
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