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Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro

) #4 of 35 Restaurants in Diani Beach €€ - €€€ Bar, Seafood, Pub
Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 712 294873
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beach front bar and restaurant with good shade, great service and strong security. A perfect base to spend a day with the family at Diani Beach The fish is recommended and they have their own pizza oven. Happy days!

1  Thank DXB_Traveller_2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location on the beach, food selection is basic and quality very average (pub food level). Service is good.

Thank Fvanmalderen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Nice location, good Food and usually good service - not so happy With the waiter this time, but we know that this was an exception - we will be come back.More

Thank bjorntore2015
George B, Owner at Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, good or bad they are all welcome. If we do not come up to your expectations we would like to know so that we can try to rectify your disappointment and make an improvement for your next visit. Do you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to have a few drinks as you soak in the cool breeze. The music was enjoyable and not too loud. They have good cocktails but serving them in plastic cups really wasn't working for me

Thank Gituma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

40 thieves in Diani is my favourite stop after a long day on the beach. Perfect for a end-of-day drink by the beach with friends or solo, while reading a book or having a chat. It has some pool tables and at night it turns...More

Thank Mimi A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to forty thieves due to high rating at trip advisor but I was hugely disappointed. Asked for grilled chicken but was served what tasted like deep fried chicken. I complained to waiter who insisted it was grilled. Will never come back here.More

Thank Patrick M
George B, Owner at Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

My humble apologies, having looked into this, you were served exactly as you say a deep fried chicken. No excuse it was the Chef at fault. I hope this will not happen again. Should you be brave enough to venture back some day I will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for drinks an sundowners... Their margaritas are spot on, beers cold an the prices are good... Great music ... all round good experience

Thank Janel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual place by the beach side, meaning you can go for a swim between drinks. I did not eat, but visited a few times because of location. Service is a little bit slow, but when the view is as stunning as it is here, who...More

Thank Eva H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Gone there so many times and it never disappoints.....great great great chill-out pub and restaurant both day and night.

Thank rmungairm
George B, Owner at Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your support, I believe if you cannot chill out here in "Forty Thieves" you will never chill. Enjoy the moments.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a great stop for people in Diani. Good food and family friendly in the day, right on the water, and live music and a great night out in the evening. There are vendors close by, but none come and bother you while you're...More

Thank Cassie W
George B, Owner at Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

I am pleased you had a great day in "Forty Thieves" You are very welcome at any time, day or night.

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Felix S
Gibt es dort freies WLAN zu nutzen?
25 June 2016|
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Response from George B | Property representative |
Servus, Nartulich wir haben WIan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 712 294873
  • E-mail
Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro: relax and savour the sensation of waves lapping your toes while having a refreshing cocktail, listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports and have a delicious lunch with your friends and family.Disco into the early hours of the morning every night.All these can be done at this unique bar, the only one situated actually on the beach on the east African coastline. It is a vibrant atmosphere not to be missed.