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Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant

Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 716 863884
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vongole” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were recommended this place and we were not disappointed. We both had Snapper freshly caught from sea that day. The restaurant was modern and well appointed with the theme of Sails. Recommend that you book ahead especially if eating in the evening.

Thank serwils0n
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I had the opportunity to dine at Sails for both lunch and dinner. What can I say about my experience..the setting is wonderful, staff friendly and reliable, the food to die for. The sailfish and tuna melt in your mouth whilst the curry's are like...More

Thank jkn0xville
Reviewed 9 August 2017

good food, great ambiance, a bit on the pricey side but good overall. was here for my birthday in 2017.

Thank FBirdi
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Here you can have the best SEA food in Diani Beach area. The decoration is amazing and the food is great.

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The food is simply exquisite and the service excellent. Very reasonably priced for the quality you get. Lovely romantic dinner. Great cocktails and good selection of wines. Definitely try the BBQ oysters ! The food is fresh and copious. I say this is a must...More

1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We booked for a highly anticipated lunch at Sails. Our group of 14 had children and adults, which can cause chaos at the best of times to wait staff. The team taking care of us was patient, professional and in general very accommodating. Food for...More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Wow. We had a long, windy hot walk up the beach and happened upon Sails, hoping for a drink and maybe some lunch as we had heard good things. Felt a little dishevelled but we're welcomed and we're just in time for a late lunch....More

Thank bikesrule
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had a steak with blue cheese sauce and chips. The cooking point was perfect! well done but not dry and tough! Also the peanut ice cream is amazing

Thank MarionRogers
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Superb! The whole experience was amazing the staff were fantastic and the chef was exceptional. Cannot rate this highly enough.

Thank James H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We ate lunch at Sails during a recent trip to Diani with our family. Everyone raved about the food and Chef Luke, who came out to check everything was to our satisfaction. It's a beautiful setting with an interesting menu. We particularly enjoyed the Ginger...More

Thank ChristinaSLacey
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Zoë E
12 August 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
I think the best thing would be to get in touch with the restaurant direct as you book for a reservation
Lydia J
7 March 2017|
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Response from Nelmarie69 | Reviewed this property |
shorts is fine as long as you dress neatly :)
Lydia J
7 March 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
We were there 2 weeks ago and people were dressed very casually and in shorts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 716 863884
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Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Executive Chef Luke Doig & his team are on hand for lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.
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