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“Affordable great food!”
Review of Mangrove Centre

Mangrove Centre
Ranked #9 of 20 Restaurants in Lamu Island
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Really good fresh mandazi's & chai, efficient service. We ate here everyday over 5 days. Good local to watch the world go by in Lamu.

Thank J0hn_Shar0n
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great location on the harbour serving cheap and tasty Swahili dishes. Caters for a diverse mix of locals and visitors. Always busy,especially in the mornings when there's a steady stream of diners for the Mangrove's filling breakfast fare. No menu as such, just ask what's on offer or what you might like and they will rustle up from somewhere. Upstairs space is opened up in the evenings when they also grill meats on the barbecue outside. Fruit juices are not as good as elsewhere in Lamu but otherwise can't really fault this place for friendliness, people watching and price.

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Thank Chico29
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

First indication that made us go in the first place, was that this place was packed with locals. This is always a great sign, so we went for breakfast. And kept on going every following morning for omelettes, chiapatis and juice. Good prices (better than all the nearby places) and good food, totally recommended place. You'll know it when you see it, the only one that has customers in at all times. People working there are really nice too.
Only downside, about a billion flies around. But this is Lamu, it's not entirely their fault.

Thank Eva T
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

If you are looking for a budget-friendly eatery that is buzzing with activity then look no further.

Mangrove does not look like much from outside, however once inside or upstairs you feel an amazing atmosphere.

I returned there again and again for one think, the best barbecued fish in the whole of Lamu. (also try the swahili pizza)

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1  Thank pauloseshetu
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

A place where tey dont know the word we dont have even if they dont jave but they tend to look for solution for whatever the queriies you may have. a very friendly people and humble and honesty the owner Omar

1  Thank Shamuty7
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