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The Edge Beach Restaurant

Diani Beach Rd, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
+254 723 644945
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Barbecue, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Diani Beach Rd, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my meal at 'The Edge' which was conveniently next door to my hotel, I just had to go through a small gate and I was there! I enjoyed the chicken noodle stir fry. The only recommendation I would have is to get a...More

Thank Laura V
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes lighting is a challenge with such diverse views and different light as the moon changes from full to zero. We are looking at possible solutions. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the meal and the service and it is great when we have...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

After walking up and down Diani Beach, The Edge has by far the best quality of food out there. Wonderful staff and service at this fine beach restaurant, and I have to say the Beef Stir fry was to die for! You'll definitely see me...More

Thank Eoin S
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

The Edge overlooking The Indian Ocean has a great variety of fresh Kenyan food. So glad that you enjoyed our small fun restaurant on the beach. Karibu again soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Such good food. Fresh seafood dishes are always exquisite. The desserts are also a must, especially the chocolate volcano which just oozes with deliciousness. BBQ every Friday is amazing food with chicken, beef, seafood and vegetarian options. Whether your looking for a light lunch or...More

Thank Stanley N
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Such a great location on the white sands of Diani Beach, we are spoilt working here. Chef is very pleased that you enjoyed her food and hopes to see you back soon.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Even as someone who's very easy to please when it comes to food, I have to say this place is a cut above the rest of the restaurants in the area. The service is fantastic and timely; the food is delicious and obviously made with...More

Thank Matthew D
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Not many are brave enough to taste our amazing Octopus Curry, Chef is very pleased that you enjoyed her teams efforts. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We took our young children for dinner and the service and food were good. Location is lovely and the children enjoyed having dinner in the sand.

Thank James H
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We are so spoilt being right on the beautiful Diani Beach. Come back soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We came here first time in Feb'16 for a lunch following a Tripadvisor recommendation, and never looked further. Simply the best food and service on the whole of Diani Beach. Ginger crab is to die for, in strong competition with an unearthly nice lobster thermidor...More

Thank Rose 9
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

The Kitchen and Waiters really appreciate your positive comments, they make all the hard work so worthwhile. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2017

This restaurant held a private menu and the choices were all amazing. I had one of the best french onion soups since i was in America. The views provided are stunning.

Thank heatherberry1985
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

It is always great fun holding private functions celebrating all sorts of fun anniversaries etc. So pleased that you enjoyed you evening.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

we came across this small restaurant quite by accident & when the reviews on tripadvisor were good we decided to try it out. its a small 6 bedroom hotel with a beachside restaurant. i have to admit we were not dissappointed. excellent location, fantastic view,...More

Thank kenyan2013
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

So pleased that you enjoyed The Edge and The service. We are always trying to improve the meals and look forward to your return to test us out soon.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very good seafood - platter for two 👌👌, not overcoocked, what happens in Kenya quite often. (bettt is always to ask - to not overcoock). Reasonably priced, excellent location - on the beach! Friendly staf.

Thank Kristīne Z
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

we are so privileged to have such great seafood in Diani and I am delighted that you enjoyed the way we cooked it for you. We look forward to hosting you on the Edge again soon.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed next door (Water Lovers) so this was a very convenient option for dinner after a long day playing on the beach. The restaurant is located at the waters edge on the sea wall. I understand it they have an indoor section as well....More

Thank Duke757
irlkenya, Owner at The Edge Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for your positive review. Great fun running a restaurant so close to the Indian ocean, we look forward to hosting you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Rd, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya (Formerly Asha Cottage Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 723 644945
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Description
The Edge restaurant is perched above the white sands of Diani Beach, voted Africa's best beach, overlooking the warm, blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Specializing in seafood, we also serve a wide range of delicious salads and deserts. We also welcome anyone who wishes to enjoy good value drinks and a range of coffees with a view. Enjoy the Kenyan hospitality while relaxing on the Edge. Karibu Sana!
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