We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jumba Ruins Monsoons

Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
+254 41 2012666
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (161)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2017

The food was nice but not memorable. The staff were excellent and jumped to your every need. The big pull for this visit is the Jamba ruins...spooky and amazing. The beach is beautiful and empty but the garbage on the beach is a disappointment.

Thank debsitar
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We took an Uber from our hotel in Shanzu into the heart of Mtwapa. As we coursed through the semi rural neighbourhood we wondered where the roads would lead to. We found Monsoon Restaurant on TripAdvisor and thought we should try it out after some...More

1  Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just an amazing place great ambiance. Pleasant welcome with amazing hospitality. fresh seafood just recently caught from the ocean. Fairly priced.

Thank Sanjeet S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

To avoid the rush on a Sunday afternoon, when everybody wants to eat at Monsoon a Friday or Saturday afternoon is the best time ti go for a relaxed Lunch. Everybody has time for you, the food takes not very long to be served and...More

Thank BRUNO G
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Then I saw the beach white clean sand beautiful beach and a little restaurant two out side tables and four fantastic sun lounger. We sat out side under a beautiful umbrellas made of straw. The waitress was discrete but amazing and efficient and very attentive...More

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Man, I've loved his place both times I've been here, years apart. Lovely location in the haunting Swahili ruins, nice beach, and exactly the kind of host you hope for: intersting, friendly unpretentious. Just wonderful. Blow your budget (because you won't be ripped off and...More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My sister, niece and I spent the day at Monsoons when we were stranded in Mombasa waiting for my husband (who was dealing with security issues at our rural health centre) to take us to Malindi for a luxury few nights break (July 2011). I...More

1  Thank Elizakwamboka
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Gone to this restaurant on a Sunday and was amazing, the food excellent, you can really taste the freshness of the seafood and we saw several fishermen bringing their catch while we were there. The restaurant was full but the kitchen and the service worked...More

1  Thank 93rosy
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The restaurant was recommended by a good friend and everything was up to expectations, the food the ambiance, the service and the setting, was the best way to start our Christmas holidays at the Coast. The seafood, jumbo prawns, was delicious and also the fillet...More

Thank njeroge2016
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The title says it all. Monsoon is the best seafood restaurant on the coast. The idyllic setting, the fantastic owner "aziza and Attilo", the great atmosphere and the fantastic food make this place 100% perfect. We had the seafood platter and it was perfection. Walking...More

1  Thank Salima M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Imani Dhow Restaurant
24 reviews
6.07 km away
Maridadi Restaurant and Bar
28 reviews
2.50 km away
Yul's Restaurant
477 reviews
6.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tropical Diving Kenya
12 reviews
6.51 km away
JTS LTD
228 reviews
5.20 km away
Mombasa Go-Kart
87 reviews
5.76 km away
Bike the Coast
46 reviews
5.80 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Jumba Ruins Monsoons staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 05:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 17:30
Thursday
13:30 - 17:30
Friday
11:30 - 17:30
Saturday
11:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jumba Ruins Mtwapa | Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 41 2012666
  • E-mail
Description
Monsoons restaurant stand on an empty pristine beach with views out to sea or back towards the beauty of the Jumba ruins and botanical park themselves. The restaurant offers a delightful range of fresh seafood as well as Italian pasta dishes. It is a place where you want to spend the day with friends, drinking in the views with a glass of wine and a dressed crab or two. An incredible haven only seconds from the chaos of the beaches closer to Mombasa,a wonderful place for families,couples and special occasions Monsoons is to be savored, not rushed.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing