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Yul's Restaurant

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited this place often and it's consistently good serving great seafood and burgers. It's right on the beach so is great for kids and there are lots of water sports you can do there as well as camel rides. It has an amazing selection...of ice creams, so it's worth visiting just for an ice cream if you aren't hungry. A great spot and great atmosphere.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service and nice meal been many times before and still one of the best in mombasa would probably try the fish first visit as it's in mombasa and fish here is very fresh

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visit for the amazing food they offer, and it is right at the beach so an added advantage when having your meal. they also have other activities like water sports offered.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021

I finally visited this place. Everyone had raved about the burger from reviews I read from Facebook. So I tried it. It was not all that. The fries were a lot though I didn't even finish. Good portion. The ice cream was nice especially after...eight. I also had tirasimu and hazel nut but I loved only the after eight. Tastes just like the chocolate called after eight. Also from Facebook I read there is discrimination..probably coz of Covid foreigner's have gone down hence they are now embracing locals more. I was welcomed nicely shown where to sit and someone checked on me as soon as I sat down. Overall it was a nice place but not all that. Service is on point,food there is room for improvement...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 April 2021

Nice along the beach restaurant that serves really nice food and nice staff serving you as always. Last eat there early 2020 before May as all UK people left in March when covid arrived. This place well run and prices a little bit heavy for...mombasa but worth the visit.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 19 March 2021

Like 4 years before in Yul's is possible eat food very good, with good service and wonderful location

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021

Nothing much to complain about only that the turnaround time from when an order is placed to when delivered needs to be shortened, also do the stewards manning the jet-ski bookings have to stare at you while you dine? Otherwise great ambiance with just a...few tweaks required.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Yuls-Mombasa, Inhaber at Yul's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2021

Hi, thank you very much for taking your time to give us your review . We are sorry you felt the time between ordering and receiving your food took a bit too long . As we are preparing all our dishes fresh on order sometimes...More

Reviewed 14 November 2020

We had dinner & enjoyed the cool breeze by the beachfront. The food was great & had large portions! Of course we had to sample the famous Yul's ice-cream! We had a great time! A must visit again!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Yuls-Mombasa, Inhaber at Yul's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2020

Hi Sally, thank you very much for your nice review ! That makes us happy and we hope to see you soon again 😊

Reviewed 30 October 2020

I've been visiting Yuls since the early 2000's. And it's been amazing always. We visit whenever we can and the one thing that never gets old in Sunny amazing Mombasa is the Italian Gelati icecream that they serve. WE LOVE IT! Their staff are so...amazing. They seldom make any mistakes. Come to think of it, i've never experienced any mistakes from them. They have the right balance of entertainment to ambience with not too much music and just the right amount of oceanic sounds. It's perfect. The food here has always, ALWAYS been awesome. Will keep coming as long as you guys are around. Kudos to the whole team.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yuls-Mombasa, Inhaber at Yul's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2020

Thank you so much for your nice review , it really means a lot to us !! The support of our loyal customers and friends is what makes us strong !! Thanks again and we hope to see you soon 😊

Reviewed 23 September 2020

Yuls probably has dome of the best food options in Mombasa. The portions are generous and the prices sort of reflect it. Let's just say its mid-range. It gets too busy on the weekends making it hard to navigate between tables at times. The staff...however is a downside for me, I once got into a verbal altercation with a guard who wouldn't let the kids go out to the beach till we were sat at a table yet the restaurant was packed. I told him my sister is waiting for a table and there was no place for me and 3 kids to stand around waiting. Knocking off a point for that. Hope it doesn't happen again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Yuls-Mombasa, Inhaber at Yul's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2020

Hi, thanks for taking your time to give us this review . We are very sorry that you had to wait for a table , at the moment it is a bit tricky with all the COVID restrictions as we had to reduce the number...More

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Frequently Asked Questions about Yul's Restaurant

Yes, Yul's Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Yul's Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Yul's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5