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Reviewed 27 March 2022

me and my family go to cafesserie frequently and even though the price is quite high the food is really nice and the service also not bad but... One time we went to cafesserie and we were three people,we ordered our food and then one...of us saw something: a rat. One of the workers noticed that we saw the rat and him seeing it and knowing that if we reported it, cafesserie wouldn't end well he gave us some facial expression meaning (pls don't say anything it won't happend etc.) so us being understanding people we let it slip but I really hope this doesn't happen again because for it being a luxury restaurant, this experience was pretty surprising. Overall the food is really the best they cook most things in an Italian way which (in my opinion) makes it even better,it has a lot of variety in food choices and I def will not stop going there even after that experienceMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for dessert the other day after a long day in the sun. Her eyes popped out when she saw the dessert counter. We ordered a blueberry cheesecake and chocodeux. While I was halfway through my delicious cheesecake, to my...amazement she had already gobbled her chocodeux. Service was spot on and the desserts were amazing!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 19 December 2021 via mobile

I was so glad Cafesserie was only a 7-minute walk from where we staying in Mombasa. We went for for dinner on the first night of our vacation. The restaurant lived up to the ratings, except our food waitstaff was a bit slow. My kids...got the bacon burger, salmon sandwich, and a Hawaiian pizza. My wife got the shrimp dish, and I got the red snapper with beetroot pasta and green hummus (loved it!). All of us were happy with our food. For dessert the kids got ice cream, and my wife and I got two cakes. Mine was the creme brûlée cake, I think. It was slightly frozen, and a-mazing. The next day we returned for breakfast pastries and coffees. We loved the pastries! Fresh and good variety. The day after that I got to-go desserts for date night with my wife back at our place. I got the blueberry cheesecake for myself, and she got the chocodeux. The cheesecake was ok, but my wife’s was so much better. Finally, we ate breakfast here on our last day. The kids got waffles with ice cream, my wife got the salmon and eggs on toast, and I got the English breakfast. We all liked what we ordered. So, in our 4 visits, we were happy with the food. As for the service, aside from the slow service from our server on the first night, the staff was top notch. Very polite and welcoming. For example, the lady scooping the cream was so nice. She made the ice cream experience even more magical for our kids. The bakery staff was friendly. Just a great team overall. Kudos to the managers. Consistency is a good thing in the restaurant business, and that’s why Cafesserie is rated the #1 restaurant in Mombasa on Trip Advisor.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2021

Really nice menu and food really good standard like other best places in Kenya mombasa like yuls , a marina , and moorings and tamarind all good but expensive places to eat or drink . Problem I think is they forget its kenya not Europe...and overcharge visitors although good standard for Africa in general it doesn't need overcharging putting people off coming as Europe and even USA and carribean destinations are not just closer to go to but cheaper too.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 9 September 2021

Been awhile but still very nice place in the nyali mall . Bit overpriced but nice food and lovely staff .

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

I enjoyed the ambiance here, the staff are courteous, professional. The affogato is probably the best I have had in Mombasa. Food is great too.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021

Most attentive service minded and friendly well trained staff setting yardsticks for others to follow. No wonder there is hardly any staff turnover which reflects the good staff morale . Food is of consistent good quality and value from a varied menu. Atmosphere dampened by...the still ongoing construction work which in the end will only add to what is today already the best coffee shop on the coastMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 8 May 2021 via mobile

Came for a shopping visit and stopped off for a lunch, in City Mall ordered a burger cooked rare. It came well seasoned with bacon and egg. Will be back on my next visit

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 23 April 2021

OK place to meet and eat or drink average food but for me overpriced. Outside at the back of the mall is an Italian restaurant if open would rather eat there personally . Last there at the cafesserie was end of 2019. There is other...places to eat inside mall but more like takeaway food type restaurants.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 1 April 2021 via mobile

I and my coworkers dropped in to get a breakfast bite here, clean and classy! Service was stellar! If you wander in here you can’t go wrong! You should go, like right now. GO!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafesserie Mombasa

Yes, Cafesserie Mombasa offers takeaway services.

Cafesserie Mombasa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5