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Moonrise Restaurant

Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
8 Jan 2018
“Very nice restaurant”
15 Apr 2017
“Lovely food”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, African, European
$$ - $$$
Sea Front, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

We stayed as guests in Lamu House Hotel for one month in November (this was our second stay) and we had breakfast, lunch and dinner EVERY day at the Moonrise Restaurant (part of Lamu House Hotel). Every day fresh (sea)food with lots of variation :...More

Thank EdithDeNef
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The prix fixe menu on our Friday visit was wonderful (crab claw, tuna carpaccio, cold cucumber soup w prawns, pasta with pesto, seafood curry with rice and dessert) and amazing for 1500Ksh/each. Made us want to come home and figure out how to make this...More

Thank EAZG
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Just back from a month in Lamu and the Moonrise restaurant is head and shoulders the best dining experience in this wonderful community. Frank and his wife are super hosts and always checking with the guests to make them feel welcome and that everything is...More

Thank Maplelagjames
Reviewed 26 October 2013

With all of the incredible reviews on here, my friend and I went expecting a fantastic time. I'll start with the good. The view is just absolutely fantastic. It's at a part of the sea front that's not overloaded with people so it's quiet with...More

Thank SarahPish
Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

The food was delicious as was to be expected from Lamu House and the Moonrise restaurant. This was our sixth day of absolute culinary bliss. Tonight was Friday night at Moonrise. Perfect ambient music was played throughout dinner at a nice volume. Through a combination...More

Thank Afine32889
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Moonrise serves some of the best food I had in Africa. Great menu selection, excellent cocktails, fabulous service and beautiful ambience.

Thank LesliePhD
Reviewed 7 October 2013

fresh food prepared fresh everyday. Pleasant wait staff who catered to you an wonderful Belgium chocolate deserts!

Thank Lori K
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We ate breakfast and dinner at Moonrise all 3 days of our vacation in Lamu. The food never disappointed and the group of 4 of us always shared, so we could order a little of everything and try new things each day. My favorites are...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Went here to eat on the first of our 3 nights. First impression was that it was expensive. After the meal I felt the prices were reasonable and justified considering the quality of the food and size of the portions We decided to go back...More

Thank westwoodboy
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I loved sitting under the tree, escaping from the heat, and watching the activities of the waterfront while enjoying a fantastic meal. The staff were really friendly and welcoming, too.

1  Thank girlonholiday
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Restaurant Details

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