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Shehnai Restaurant

Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 722 871111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Barbecue, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed every moment of it. Great service.The Food was awesome . Everything was just perfect 👌 👌

Thank Joanne N
Banker_0779, General Manager at Shehnai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again very soon. Warm Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt like having a nice indian meal with my brother and niece and I found myself at my usual Mombasa place Shenai. Sad thing is that the founder Zul Haruani passed on a few months ago and we truly miss him. His able nephew Mehboob...More

Thank Mombasahotelier
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Excellent lunch. Out tour group Asaray arranged lunch here for our group of 8. It was amazing. Some of the best Indian food I've ever had. Would definitely recommend and would go back.

Thank KLM1914
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Now I've never been to India, but this was the best Indian food I've ever eaten. They were also very attentive and provided great customer service.

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The food here has very little taste. We ordered 3 different dishes and they were all relatively tasteless. Asked for medium spice, but got no spice at all. Both veggie dishes tasted very much the same.

Thank Lolvgc
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The food, ambience and service here is very commendable. I had the malai tikka and it was out of this world. If you’re going there make sure you taste it. Had to ask how it’s made. All staff are warm and show respect. Keep it...More

Thank Abner N
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Maybe my expectations were too high. It is on the east coast of Africa I tasted Indian food for the first time and I have been a big fan ever since. Shehnai is a restaurant with a quite traditional, a bit old fashioned interior. The...More

2  Thank LodeVandermeulen
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

A good atmosphere and very good traditional food including the deserts especially the kulfi. Keep up the quality

Thank Said Z
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times.Simply the best Indian restaurant in Mombasa.The food is delicious, fresh and tasty. Hospitality is second to none.The staff are well trained.Service is above board.Cannot fault this restaurant.Shehnai is definitely in a class of its own.

1  Thank suleylamki
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Shehnai has been around for over twenty years, decided to treat myself to a great meal after having spent most of my week indoors. Loved the reception, the waiter, the food and the pricing is friendly. Highly recommended for Indian cuisine in the middle of...More

Thank Clarabel S
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4 October 2016|
Response from shehnai_restaurant |
Greetings Vickie, We shall be pleased to host your daughter's 13th birthday party at Shehnai. Please confirm the date and time. You can bring the cake and the rest we shall take care of it and make sure to make it a... More
Emmanuel M
16 September 2016|
Response from shehnai_restaurant |
Hi Emmanuel, Sorry for the late reply. The average cost per person is between kshs.1200-1500 for Fish and accompaniments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fatemi House, Maungano Street | P.O Box 81676, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 722 871111
  • E-mail
Shehnai Restaurant is known for the best Mughlai and Tandoori Cuisine in the Heart of Mombasa City. Its recognized for the Royal Ambiance and Personalized Service alongside the tantalizing and mouth watering dishes!!!
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