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Monsoons Restaurant

| Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 734 663370
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (12 reviews)
“seafood platter” (20 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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| Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2018

The place is just by the beach and the hospitality of Mr. Attilio is fantastic. We got a plate of mixed grilled seafood (lobsters, prawns, oysters, fish fillet) and all was delicious and succulent. Grilled to perfection. The price could feel expensive for someone but...More

1  Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

My lunch at Monsoons was without a doubt the very best food I had during my stay in Kenya. It was plated so beautifully I almost didn't want to eat it. You can sit and watch the ocean and quite possibly see your meal being...More

2  Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Sea food paradise this little gem is. Couldn't get enough of the platter. And the smoked sail fish got the whole table of 12 scrambling for a piece😃😃. Truly a fantastic restaurant with great sea food and excellent service. Well done and keep it up.

2  Thank casey o
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The best fresh grilled fish ever tasted! Accuracy and flavours of Italian cooking, with exotic tricks (from Aziza). The owners (Aziza and Attilio) are amazing, the site is simple and clean, on the beach, with an intense smell of sea. Thank A&A you these "positive...More

Thank Pattysola
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you would like to have real fresh and mouth watering seafood for lunch visit monsoon restaurant located at the Jumba ruins in mtwapa. We went there on a Sunday afternoon with my parents and had the best time and meal ever. The seafood is...More

1  Thank AgnesLizz
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We have dined at Monsoons several times over the years and the experience has always been amazing from the personal service to the food, so it was quite a shock to visit after some months and experience the decline in standards this time around Firstly...More

1  Thank EeeJackYurLate
Reviewed 12 February 2018

When you go to the restaurant you go through the ruins without paying for the museum. You are not allowed to take pictures there. At the beach is a fantastic restaurant with the best seafood platter of Mombassa. Great service, fine wine card but the...More

3  Thank Tallulah S
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Monsoon in the afternoon on a Sunday. It has a nice ambience. Overlooking the ocean, the dining area is very nice. Open structure ensures you get the cool breeze. The outside sitting area is also nice. The food is amazing....Seafood Italian style....More

1  Thank Shweta S
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We had a 3 course lunch... Was fantastic and very nice ambiance. I live in Mombasa for the past 12 years... And don't know an equivalent restaurant which could compete

2  Thank Rogerweiz
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended Monsoon by friends and I'm very grateful. If you're passing through Mtwapa stop off for lunch or dinner. It's signed up on the main road or search for Jumba Ruins. You walk through the ruins which is interesting to a delightful low...More

2  Thank eiryr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 5:30 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Jumba Ruins Mtwapa, Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 734 663370
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Description
Monsoons restaurant stand on an empty pristine beach with views out to sea or back towards the beauty of the Jumba ruins and botanical park themselves. The restaurant offers a delightful range of fresh seafood as well as Italian pasta dishes. It is a place where you want to spend the day with friends, drinking in the views with a glass of wine and a dressed crab or two. An incredible haven only seconds from the chaos of the beaches closer to Mombasa,a wonderful place for families,couples and special occasions Monsoons is to be savored, not rushed.
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