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Mangrove Centre

Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Apr 2018
“Affordable ”
27 Nov 2016
“Affordable great food!”
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Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you want affordable, Swahili cuisine whilst in lamu, this is where you need to be. They have an array of dishes from authentic Swahili biryani to fish samosas to the amazing chicken tikka. Definitely a place to be

Thank knjenga9
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Really good fresh mandazi's & chai, efficient service. We ate here everyday over 5 days. Good local to watch the world go by in Lamu.

Thank J0hn_Shar0n
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great location on the harbour serving cheap and tasty Swahili dishes. Caters for a diverse mix of locals and visitors. Always busy,especially in the mornings when there's a steady stream of diners for the Mangrove's filling breakfast fare. No menu as such, just ask what's...More

Thank Chico
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

First indication that made us go in the first place, was that this place was packed with locals. This is always a great sign, so we went for breakfast. And kept on going every following morning for omelettes, chiapatis and juice. Good prices (better than...More

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 7 January 2016

If you are looking for a budget-friendly eatery that is buzzing with activity then look no further. Mangrove does not look like much from outside, however once inside or upstairs you feel an amazing atmosphere. I returned there again and again for one think, the...More

Thank pauloseshetu
Reviewed 24 March 2013

A place where tey dont know the word we dont have even if they dont jave but they tend to look for solution for whatever the queriies you may have. a very friendly people and humble and honesty the owner Omar

Thank Shamuty7
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  • Address: Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
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