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Shan e Punjab

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Diani Beach Road, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this restaurant for the past 6 years and ince again we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent and the food to match. A really peacefull and enjoyable meal at very reasonable rates. The curry to look for in Diani Beach

Thank SpikeRumsey
Alice Springs, Australia
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed 1 veggie and 2 different chicken curries. We all thought it was the best indian we have had in a long time. BUT do not order the tikka or seek kebab, they were both very overcooked. The breads were also excellent

Thank Carol H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

As it goes with every indian restaurant chutneys are a must with most bitings....They served us pickles instead of chtuneys. When we asked the chef to prepare the chutney, he didn't know what we were talking about. In the non-veg dishes we ordered fish amritsari fro starters, the batter used was extremely salty, when we asked the chef to prepare... More 

Thank Bhavesh S
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Went for lunch--two of us. Good and polite service. Large choice of menu. We ordered fish tikka as a starter, and honestly, have never had such a disgusting fish dish ever..For the main we had a chicken dish , nothing to rave about, but acceptable. The nans were good. The portions were small for the price being charged. The restaurant... More 

Thank Ashok B
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Delicious Indian food - super tasty and quick service. The setting is not great, but a good experience. They do take away also. The vegetable balls are excellent!

Thank Linzi K
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. A lot of variety on the menu and affordable. I like to come here every time I am in diani.

Thank mvs225
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Arrived at 12h45 to be told the tandoor oven was not started yet. We wiated for 45 minutes and had the most disgusting paneer thikka imaginable followed by chacoal tasting nans and daal that was tasteless. This place should be closed!

Thank you54
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

The service was very slow and the curry I ordered was quite bland. This place was taken over by a new owner a couple of years ago and in my opinion has gone downhill since then. Beers are reasonably priced and comparable favourably to other Diani restaurants. Location not brilliant with car park view.

Thank travellingzebra
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

If you are looking for a good curry whilst on holiday in Diani/Tiwi then go to shan-e-punjab, it is worth it!

Thank Alison S
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

Terrible Lassi (Its a Punjabi Restaurant, Come On!). Terrible Starters (thats when we left the restaurant) and very bad/slow service.

Thank utsavmistry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?