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Mapango Restaurant

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Watamu - Kenya, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say of all the places we visited while in watamu this was our least favourite. The hotel doesn't have a parking space and we had to leave our car out in the street. There were loads of tourists(which is definitely a good thing for our economy) but the service was terrible because the staff focussed more on the... More 

Thank Njeri_nm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying at Lilly Palm which is connected to Mapango. The beach for both hotels is Mapango with its amazing restaurant and staff. To name a few there is Alex the chef who made us exquisite dishes every time we ate there. There is also Shawri, Jefferson and Barack they all made us feel at home with their incredible... More 

Thank rania s
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

the buffet breakfast was not worth the money spent, food was kept unhygienic and the variety was wanting

Thank Farida A
Ham, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

My partner and I stopped here for a meal one evening and I was really impressed with the food, it was more expensive than Ocean Sports which is just up the beach but I was glad we had tried it and I would go back if we are ever in the area again!

Thank lovetolife298
Kampala, Uganda
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

The view of the beach from the pizzeria is awesome. The scene is made of the swimming pool, lovely palm trees and the beach. It seems like a page off the magazines! The Mojitos are spectacular as well. The staff is amazing. Right from the watchmen/women to the waiters and the managers who gave us a friendly nod....Its a lovely... More 

Thank Liz C
Reading, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Just pizza on offer as we went on New Year's Eve and the wifi didn't always work but the pizzas were okay and the view is nice. Our son wasn't allowed to swim (they wanted to charge 500 bob) but we spent 4k on food - that's tight!!

Thank sjr1975
Timbuktu, Mali
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

We did not stay at the hotel but received the recommendation to have dinner at the Mapango Restaurant.. It was aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamazing. The atmosphere, the friendly staff and of course THE PIZZA. The first evening my husband was soo hungry that he ordered 2 Pizzas for himself, the second evening we went there it was Valentines Day and there was actually... More 

Thank Kenegy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Seafood, Italian
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watamu - Kenya, Watamu 80202, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Watamu

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