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Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant

Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 716 863884
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vongole” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a belated birthday dinner we had here with my boyfriend and it was absolutely the best choice of restaurant we made we had the best food there.it was all fresh and we'll made . The staff was amazing and very fast.i loved the...More

Thank Alitwala E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Sails restaurant is part of the Almanara Luxury Villas Diani Beach resort in the Diani beach area of Kenya, Africa. We stayed at another resort but heard so many good things about Sails that we called in for reservations and rode a Tuktuk taxi...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Sails is a must for everyone visiting Diani! The main menu is basically the same for years therefore prepared and cooked to perfection! Never had a negative experience here so you can't go wrong! Absolutely stunning! Delicious and great service!

Thank Stephan M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I came for lunch and had a great meal in beautiful surroundings. Staff is friendly and helpful, food is delicious. I do recommend a visit, and you need to book in advance if you want a table. Well worth a visit.

Thank Eva H
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great dinner for 18 people from Denmark and Kenya - fantastic food, service and wines. We will come back.

Thank JesperJypo
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Five year old' birthday party of 8 had food and time to remember. Absolutely every meal we ordered was followed by 'this is how fish should taste' or 'this is how crab cake should taste' exclamation and to have 8 guests of such different ages...More

Thank Branislav C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Food at Sails are fantastic ! But yesterday we couldn't have the chance to try it! Don't go there between 15-18 hours! You will not get any service because kitchen is closed for a break which it's acceptable but restaurant should be open for a...More

Thank Svetlana P
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to Sails and we will definitely eat there again every time we visit Diani. The food and service were impeccable. I had the beef fillet with pepper sauce and it was tender with a perfect amount of spiciness. My husband...More

Thank Afine32889
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Outstanding food and service. Easily the best restaurant in Diani. This is fine dining indeed ! Book in advance - we tried to reserve a table in March on Saturday night & the only night available during our stay was Monday but it was worth...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The best seafood in months, just great. The location is just unique, they really made an effort. This place deserve five stars. Staff is very supportive and helpful, good wines and ones again: the ultimate seafood experience. You will love it. And we certainly will...More

Thank Christoph2708
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Lydia J
Do men have to wear trousers for dinner at this place?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Nelmarie69 | Reviewed this property |
shorts is fine as long as you dress neatly :)
Lydia J
Do men have to wear trousers for dinner at this place?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
We were there 2 weeks ago and people were dressed very casually and in shorts
Aron M
Where can i get the Menu? I did not find it on the website :(
1 February 2017|
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Response from Hanskramer | Reviewed this property |
Weekly new menu. See the texts on their website on this topic. Our Cuisine Chef Luke prepares a new menu each week, using only the freshest ingredients. Seafood is his forte with the local fisherman delivering their catch... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 716 863884
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Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Executive Chef Luke Doig & his team are on hand for lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.
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