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Baobab Restaurant

) #14 of 42 Restaurants in Malindi ££ - £££ African, Bar, Pub
Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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African, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some of the best seafood in Malindi. The ambiance is alright and the place is a little bit ratchet i.e. not particularly done up/posh but that's part of the authenticity. Ocean view helps but the food is definitely the main attraction to this gem in...More

Thank mackinleyfarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The price of food and quality is ok ! Specially Indian dishes name Oriental is really good ! It has the spicy feel and we really enjoy the food after so many days !! But we remand to reduce the water price , It's abnormal...More

Thank Ruhul A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Baobab has been in this location since I can remember. As a little girl my dad brought me here for kuku na chips. I was able to go back a year ago after been away from home for over 10 years, the owners have changed....More

Thank ForeverAfrican01
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This must be one of the best places in the world to drink really cold beer, eat very chispy chicken and chips and watch the world go by. Great atmosphere, very basic but good service and reasonably priced. We have been visiting here for the...More

Thank Kweheri
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The restaurant has variety of foods which is fresh and served in good amount of portions. There is a nice view of the ocean. The waiters are friendly too.

Thank Nyambura K
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had 2 very different meals of coconut chicken and a starter only. Food tasted ok but we both had bad stomachs by next day. We will not be going back.

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We wish we had discovered this place earlier in our trip to Malindi. The food was very good and affordably priced. We have a large family, so we like to find restaurants that are good, yet fairly priced. The decor looks a bit old and...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The food was good, but when you hole in the wall local joints like the ones in Malindi, places like this lose their appeal. for a quarter of the price, you can eat at other places in town that offer the same thing, with better...More

Thank Dylan W
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went here with colleagues after a long day at work (late late lunch) and they have a nice terrace outside. Food was good. Service was fine and it was inexpensive.

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 5 December 2016

They have nice fish and french fries their price are affordable... the location is also good you can eat as you look at the ocean.

Thank kimberly w
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What is the general price range of food at Baobab
11 September 2015|
Response from Edward K |
depending on the food we have food ranging from 400 to 1200 n above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mama Ngina Rd, Old Town, Malindi 80200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi
  • Phone Number: 31699
  • E-mail