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Moonrise Restaurant

Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Jun 2018
“Best of a bad lot, even if Overpriced”
4 Mar 2018
“Amazing Fish Tacos”
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African, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Griiled Fish and wine selection excellent, even if expensive. This place seems to be the in place for local expats to gather for long lunches and weekend evenings, so it is the only decent nightlife in Lamu, even if one has to pay dearly. Very...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered the fish tacos and they were delicious! Also, two in our group wanted to pay cash and one by card - the staff split the bill without any hassle, which hasn't always been my experience throughout Africa.

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Everything we order was good. Its not very cheap but quality/price is perfect and its worth it. Its in the middle of the town.

Thank Jose Maria L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really, really tasty food, the fish tacos were delicious. Nice location on the waterfront. Big servings, average Kenyan prices. Juices were really good!

Thank Jalikah
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The food is really good and comes a lot with every plate. Quality average is quite high.They have fresh fish everyday. Moreover the staff is nice and helpful. Strongly recommend!!

1  Thank Iciar65
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was really surprised at this age to experience that the color of my skin determined the service I was provided. Served a couple of beers then informed that they had ran out of them then shortly thereafter to be asked to move to another...More

4  Thank Wanjiru M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice shade and breeze... Good food ... Did not have everything on the menu .... But really enjoyed what they did have!

Thank L C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We ate dinner at Moonrise. It was good. Nothing that wowed us, but it was good. We waited over an hour and a half for our meal, but it seems that waiting is to be expected when you're on island time.

Thank Whitney K
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant with such delicious sea food. The staff are professional and very friendly. The food is fresh and is prepared as you wait. Quite a variety to choose from. A must visit again when in Lamu.

Thank Lenin M
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We wanted to get away from the down market seafood fare that you find on the Lamu seafront. This was just the place. It's tucked away at the end of the sea front and has a pleasant ambiance beneath some trees in a courtyard overlooking...More

Thank theinspectorishere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
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