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“Lovely setting, great atmosphere”

Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro
Ranked #5 of 38 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro: relax and savour the sensation of waves lapping your toes while having a refreshing cocktail, listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports and have a delicious lunch with your friends and family.Disco into the early hours of the morning every night.All these can be done at this unique bar, the only one situated actually on the beach on the east African coastline. It is a vibrant atmosphere not to be missed.
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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“Lovely setting, great atmosphere”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Set on a lovely beach, great friendly staff good music lovely atmosphere. Beware the crabs :-) did eat here but the food was not as good as Ali Baba restaurant which was excellent.

Visited March 2014
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United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great Beach Bar”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This is the epitome of a beach bar, perfect location on/in the white sand of Diani Beach with the Indian Ocean (almost) lapping at your feet. Great selection of different seating areas and a brilliant bar, simple menu including delicious pizzas, decent wines by the glass, what more could you ask for when chilling out for a late beach lunch? Even the sudden rain shower couldn't dampen our spirits. Great stuff!

Visited June 2014
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Mombasa, Kenya
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful Ocean View Restaurant.”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had a wonderful lunch "Pizza", everything was awesome and fantastic.
Kudos to Ken the Waiter and Catherine the Cook.
Can't wait to visit again soon.

Visited May 2014
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Peaceful chilled, beach bar with a paradise view!”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Lovely beach bar, relaxing sofas with an amazing sea view, went twice, handy wifi, and tvs for footy fans..good service geeat location on the stunningly beautiful Diani beach, on 2nd visit we stayed for food and it was delicious highly recommend the chicken and chips so tasty and great portion size, with camel rides and souvenirs available just outside on the beach, great place to kick back relax on the huge sofas and watch the sunset. It rained a little and was hilarious watching all the crabs run in for cover lol..only let down was my partners mojito, not nice.. but beer, juices, soft drinks were great, some coloured people have complained they didnt get served very well but didnt see this ourselves butmy advise to management and staff would be we all have the same colour blood and money, treat us all the same. Maybe they think the white travellers tip more ? Any way would go again and wish we'd had chance to try Alibabas cave restaurant next door maybe next time x

Visited May 2014
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“A cool place to hang out”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Finally managed to visit 40 theives after I got told about it nearly 2 years ago and I very impressed.

Located right on the beach front, a very chilled out place to hang out.

Food is typical English pub food, burgers, pizzas which suited me down the ground.

Great service, great location, great food.

Some where not be missed if you are out and about in Diana.

  • Visited May 2014
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