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Jahazi Coffee House

Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 726 409436
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juice” (4 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
“samosas” (3 reviews)
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African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in while visiting Old Town. Loved the Swahili coffee and enjoyed the neat cultural experience. Must try the Halwa!

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's either not open on Sunday or has different opening hours on Sunday. The one star is for the misinformation on trip advisor.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this cafe having read many good reviews. The interior is really nice - the owner knows, what tourists like. Unfortunatelly, the food is a different story. We ordered a fish. It was sooo dry and sooo bad - like being kept in the...More

Thank Vilija01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would think this is a must-do for anyone visiting Mombasa's Old Town. We had a pleasant breakfast of local foods, coffees and teas. (NB It doesn't open until 10am.) Very clean, vibrant space. Tuktuk driver took us right to the front door. Oh, and...More

Thank Nathaniel D
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had the privilege to go here a few times. The food was great, especially the biryani. Mango smoothies were also really good. Very cool atmosphere for a group to hang out and relax while experiencing Mombasa. We had the chance to meet the owners...More

Thank elsulzbacho
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I only went here once but was in a rush so I did not eat much. We actually just had some evening tea and snacks, but what I love most is the Swahili decor and ambience. The place is also very intimate as it is...More

Thank Sada K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

For authentic swahili feel, Jahazi Coffee house is the place to be, serene and quiet. A coffee house with swahili style furniture giving you a relaxing feeling. The staff are always ready to serve you some viazi karai and swahili tea. A place to visit...More

Thank JammyJabry
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Based on reviews online this seemed like THE place to stop for a coffee in the historical Old Town. The location was interesting and the ambience was great (loved the decor and the lounging on the floor experience) but we must admit it was let...More

Thank Ramona L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

So it's not so far. From the old place at ndia kuu road, ask anyone where Jahazi moved to and it's 3minutes away. The swahili seats, kanga dressed throws, spiced juice, bhajia, viazi same cook you will find. For the visitors, you must pop in...More

Thank jackykowa
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Swahili coffee and masala tea, as well as samosa and a couple f other snacks were excellent. Staff were helpful and able to explain the menu

Thank mrsP7741
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ndia Kuu Rd and Thika Rd. | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 726 409436
Go straight north from the Fort Jesus into the Old Town on Ndia Kuu Rd, it is on your left at Thika. +254 720-777-313 .
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