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Pilipan Restaurant - Watamu

Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
+254 736 724099
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“samosas” (11 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a really pretty spot, with a comfy seating area by the bar and beautiful lighting when the sun goes down. Lovely cocktails! Really liked the menu too, sadly a number of items were not available when we went to order them but our...More

Thank Delphine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a local friend so had high expectations. Lovely looking restaurant. A relaxed feel to it. As a large group a variety of different dishes both starters and mains were ordered. The starters were beautiful especially the Tuna Carpaccio! A must try, you will...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took our out-of-town guest here for what we hoped would be a great dinner with amazing atmosphere. Our evening went from bad to horrific in less than an hour. We arrived on time for our dinner reservation, and were seated promptly though the...More

Thank AliciaPhxtoHK
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Definitely a must-visit restaurant in Watamu. Quite strong cocktails! Would recommend the chilli paneer and the prawn curry

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Watamu for a holiday last week and Pilipan was recommended. Thank goodness! It was such a refreshing change from the other tourist restaurants we found. We had actually joked before arriving "Hmm, I think I'll either have a pizza, or maybe some...More

Thank Beth35
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had an average dinner and expected more.A simple catch of the day freshly prepared would have been great. I ordered the tuna carpaccio which was fine but was cut more like sashimi than carpaccio followed by seafood skewers which were over cooked. The pili...More

Thank AfricaFirst50
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Unbelievably fresh seafood cooked to perfection, in stunning surroundings. Stay around for the gorgeous sunset over Mida Creek. Go on, treat yourself

Thank Bee G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The location is beatiful, and the lounge is the best place to se the stunning sunset at mida creek. Sent for the butter chicken which was amazing. We will come Back!!

Thank Anette D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great bar and restaurant overlooking the Mida Creek with amphitheater type seating ideal for watching the sun go down with a cocktail or two to hand. Cocktails at $6 each is not a bad price either. Recommend this venue

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Second visit here having been at Pilipan a couple of years ago previously. They do mean cocktails and good starters but the main meal, curry, was appointing as it did not have much of taste. Had seafood first visit & that was much better as...More

Thank Kyeong C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Watamu
  • Phone Number: +254 736 724099
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