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Pilipan Restaurant - Watamu

Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
+254 736 724099
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited early on a Sunday evening. The restaurant was quite quiet when we arrived but soon started to get busy. Can highly recommend the tuna starter and spare ribs. The fish and chips were excellent. Great service. Great setting. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Kweheri
Reviewed 13 March 2017

this is a great place to see the sunset and enjoy a variety of cocktails the meals are made to order and are excellent

1  Thank rosco370
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Every time we visit Watamu, we make sure the first night out is at Pilipan! What a beautiful restaurant! And the food never disappoints! Without a doubt our favourite dinner spot in Watamu!

1  Thank AndrewFlatt
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We went for dinner here after being recommended by Medina Palms where we were staying and we loved the place. The food was amazing and the ambiance was splendid.

Thank Yvonne M
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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