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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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“seafood platter” (19 reviews)
“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 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the drinks plus I also loved the food would like to visit this place again with friends for dining out

Thank bhums18vansh
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an enjoyable evening at the Sails Beach Restaurant, great drinks, delicious food, attentive waiter.

Thank Isabella6060
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

absolutely lovely location, we sat on the 'high' table and enjoyed the view over the beach, from a nice shaded location. food was excellent, if you're hungry go for the seafood platter, it's an absolute delight. the ginger crab as others have mentioned is very...More

Thank john p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us arrived to be met by this remarkable building.Part room part sails . Very original. We were warmly welcomed and sat on some outside seats. Served delicious small eats and cocktails. Our meal was delicious. Smoked sailfish and tuna carpaccio stood out. Mains...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really cute setting, and great food! We both enjoyed seafood for both courses, along with a refreshing Dawa to drink. Service was friendly, and the head chef (and possibly owner) came round to greet each table which was a nice touch too. Well worth...More

Thank R_M_A_afc
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We discovered this lovely spot as we strolled on the beach. Food and service was great and the view was fabulous! I will definitely return!

Thank rejoicing
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A lot has been written already about the dining experience here, so I'll just say that we gave it a try and it did not disappoint. A great location, a unique style and excellent service all complemented the delicious food. It should be at the...More

Thank STiGuy33
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Tonight we had prawn 🍤 pasta cooked with sundried tomatoes and cream [a child friendly version) which was beautifully balanced. The steamed ginger crab 🦀 with wasabi butter sauce was exquisite and an absolute indulgence of all the senses.

Thank Sonia A
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Sails provides a unique dining experience on Diani Beach. The service, menu are exquisite and most importantly the quality and price is worth every penny

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Sails as part of a group of six, celebrating a special occasion. We had high expectations and were not disappointed. The setting is just perfect, and the standard of food and service to match. I'd highly recommend the Zanzibar fish, in a cashew...More

Thank Mark H
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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