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“Excellent location”
Review of Nomad Restaurant

Nomad Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 41 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Excellent location”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Good food, extensive menu, a little on the dear side compared to some other places in Diani, but its worth it. A pizza, an ice cream or a full course meal are all catered for. Clean, helpful staff, not too many beach boys.

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“beautiful location for restaurant”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Just loved the location of this restaurant. Food beautiful, service great and stunning views over the beach and ocean while having lunch. A must to visit

Visited April 2014
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Thank sara m
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The restaurant is the best on that part of the coast”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

The food is perfect- seafood or meat, we went there every day and are always happy to came back. The cottages there are perfect as well!

Visited May 2014
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Thank MaraD_M2013
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Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Rubbish and rude service”
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

Just had a meal at Nomads with a family group of 13 people. Was very excited to go and the food was decent.

HOWEVER THE SERVICE WAS PATHETIC. The standards were not what one would expect at a 'high' end place in Mombasa.

We encountered the following problems during the meal:

1 - when we arrived the table wasn't set
2 - during the meal we ordered wine but we had to serve ourselves to top up our glasses
3 - we asked for spare plates for main meal and the waitress simply placed them all at one end and we had to serve ourselves
4 - we had to ask 3 or 4 times for napkins, glasses for water, cutlery, etc

Then when we complained and asked to speak to the manager, Claudia, we were lied to by an assistant called Ali who said she'd gone home.

She eventually approached us with a defensive attitude offering discount and expected us to shut up and take it. When we tried to politely explain the issues to her she became aggressive and rude which one would not accept anywhere. The mantra is that the customer is always right and even if you think they are wrong you shouldn't raise your voice and speak back. When we left she told my sister in law (WHO IS A TRAVEL AGENT) that we don't understand the hospitality and tourism industry and shouldn't have complained.

Overall the food was good but service was appalling and even worse is that they couldn't own up to it.

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Warsaw, Poland
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Best octopus carpaccio ever!”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Great food and impeccable service. Nomad serves the best octopus carpaccio and baby calamari ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited March 2014
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Thank KatarzynaPe
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