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Bush Gardens Restaurant

Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (4 reviews)
“kebab” (2 reviews)
“grilled fish” (2 reviews)
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African, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The hotel sits silently at the lamu sea front. If not careful you'll pass it and miss out on the greatest sea food restaurant in the whole of Lamu island Cant wait to go back!

Thank knjenga9
Reviewed 26 March 2017

After a short waiting time I got an awesome portion of super tasty, grilled fish. The prices are reasonable and the staff is very friendly. I d love to come back here.

Thank April_fille
Reviewed 23 January 2017

we had fish and was very well cooked and served with good rice and coconut sauce, It's a nice place.

Thank Lucia B
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My first culinary impression of the town was made here and Bush restaurant did not disappoint. After being referred by one of the local shop keepers, I had high expectations which were met in every area. Bush, the owner is a jovial likeable guy who...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Fabulous fresh tuna kebabs & great juices. The appearance of Bush Gardens could be misleading but the food has always been excellent. Service from Ali always with a beautiful smile & professional.

Thank J0hn_Shar0n
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Bush Gardens doesn't have a garden, but the proprietor is called Bush. He's quite a character, full of stories about the Lamu people and small town gossip. His quaint restaurant, with colourful chairs and tables in primary colours is under thatch, like most of Lamu...More

Thank craigallan-za
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great local food. The fish kebabs were so good! We also enjoyed the freshly squeezed juice. There was quite a bit of a wait, but welcome to coastal life :) Great time people watching and relaxing with a great view of the water.

Thank Whitney K
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The hotel is right at the sea front hence great view of the ocean. The service however is terrible. I had spangetti bolognese and prawns it was delicious . However when I went there for breakfast at eight it took forever to get a cup...More

Thank felista k
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, it was a great change from the plastic chairs, staff was really friendly and food was great. Calamary needed just a tad more grill time, but other than that it was yummy. Will come back!

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I've been coming to Lamu for many years and usually make Bush Gardens the centre of my culinary safari on the island. The owner, Bush, is a great guy and he used to hang out and the place had a lively feel to it. Nowadays,...More

Thank theinspectorishere
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Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harambee Ave, town centre, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
  • Phone Number: 633285
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