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Madafoo's Beach Bar & Bistro - CLOSED

Galu Beach Diani | Kenyaways Kite Village, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 714 632801
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
25 Apr 2016
“My favourite place at Diani Beach”
11 Jan 2016
“Now Lymington's - great food in a casual atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, American, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Galu Beach Diani | Kenyaways Kite Village, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviews (41)
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 19 November 2014

Such fresh food, cooked with love and dedication! Simple yet delicious dishes right on the beachfront. Try their roast or the red snapper curry! to die for..

Thank MHG86
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I had the pleasure of eating here with friends a while ago (September 2012). The menu was really creative and fresh and the food was really good. The location is immense, the sand is pure, white and powdery, the beach goes on for miles and...More

Thank Danii K
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The food is extremely innovative and fresh. The salad - crab, prawn are so fresh and so tasty. The nachos grande are new on the menu and were amazing. Hassan and Said are also pretty good with their cocktails. The food takes a while to...More

Thank LeaKW
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Amazing location, friendly staff and affordable drinks and food. You can just go there and relax on one of the sunbeds for a while in the shade of palm trees without any hassle. This is probably the most beautiful part of Diani Beach, and if...More

Thank Axel O
Reviewed 18 September 2014

If you like kite surfing or watching it, if you like cool music, atmosphere and some good food to get you back and riding again, this is the place ! The place is really chill and laid back, the sign even say it, enjoy your...More

1  Thank Gherwin
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Typical Diani establishment! You will only get good service if you go with your white friends. I am an indigenous Kenyan, I went there last Saturday (6 Sep 2014) with another indigenous Kenyan for breakfast. Sat for 15 minutes watching all the white guests enjoying...More

Thank Sireli2014
Bruce C, Owner at Madafoo's Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Dear Eric I am sorry you feel this way, we are not against any race and as I am Kenyan I do not understand why you feel this way.Most of our clients are indeed European and this is due to the restaurant being located in...More

Reviewed 11 August 2014

Madafoo's was recommended to me by a safari guide when I was asking about a place with shisha. The place was a little hard to find; tucked back behind a guesthouse. My boda boda driver had to ask several people for directions before we found...More

Thank Jessica K
Bruce C, Owner at Madafoo's Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Dear Jessica Thank you for your review. Sorry you had problems finding the place, not sure when you came but their was a time our road sign fell down, and maybe this was the problem:) As for the shisha the government put some new law...More

Reviewed 2 June 2014

Madafoos is one of the cool & funky spot in Diani, it's colorful and chilled out. I have to say its suitable to any occasion, from a romantic dinner with your better half, to a drinks session with friends, to a family afternoon. And being...More

Thank SaliDiani
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Great food, great atmosphere, fantastic always smiling staff. And Bruce - don't you dare remove the mango gazpacho from the menu!!!

Thank KatarzynaPe
Reviewed 20 March 2014

The setting is good as you are almost on the beach. Service is VERY SLOW and sometimes just plain CRAP. Take head of the notice at the bar: "If you are in a hurry, you are in the wrong place." You WILL wait for your...More

Thank Esme v
Bruce C, Owner at Madafoo's Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2014

Dear Esme Thank you for your review, as knowing you have had a bad time here, helps us to improve. We are sorry you have had a bad experience with us and hopefully we can keep improving so this does not happen again. One of...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galu Beach Diani | Kenyaways Kite Village, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 714 632801
  • E-mail
Chill out Beach Bar and Restaurant located on the white sands of Galu Beach Diani. Laze on our beach beds or hammocks whilst enjoying our free WiFi, fresh seafood and smoothies, cold beers, shisha pipes, desserts and coffees, plus daily happy hours from 5 - 7 pm, or try your hand at our kite and surf center before enjoying our cocktail of the dayWe also have weekly Friday night seafood and meat BBQs + HH extended until 8 pm, Tuesday Tapas and all you can eat curry buffets on Sunday
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