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Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 712 294873
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (65 reviews)
“samosas” (12 reviews)
“clams” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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191 - 200 of 675 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We went for a dinner, we aet fine fried calamari and French fries, I got also a chocolate mousse. Was all very good included the service. We will come back!

Thank DanielP_RM
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Could be good or bad depending on your crowd preference! This period (July) is when high school grads stay at kole kole and party at fourty thieves. Music is great. Booze is great. The club is right on the shore so everybody is in casual...More

Thank jhansjb
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet restaurant. Fun on a sunny day as it is just by the beach. Wasn't pleased with the service, i don't know if its because of being local tourists or what. Otherwise if you want a family day out by the beach peacefully this...More

Thank Kennaom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

A must stop for the hungry and thirsty traveller with a taste for beautiful but accessible beaches. I was in Diani for a week and stopped by this awesome spot at least 5 days out ofmthe 7. By the time I left... the staff knew...More

Thank Al R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Please note that this was one of my favorite places to be in Diani at one point. Heck I met the love of my life at this place so it definitely holds a special spot for us. This time we went there for the same...More

Thank Bhavesh S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to this venue numerous times over the last decade for different occasions and it never fails to be a great choice. Everything from simple night outs to dancing the night away and special events, Forty Thieves has remained the top choice in...More

Thank Bhavesh M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The music was perfect, but the food took a long time to be prepared. The pizza is the best, if you dont want to be disappointed.Going there in the evening is better because there are no kids and the drinking and crazy people arrive haha....More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A great view of the Indian ocean... Have a cool restaurant on the beach... A true taste of Diani and the coastal life

Thank Kelvin O
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The beauty of 40 thieves bar and bistro is that it's strategic location on the diani beach. Food is great and staff is 👍🏾

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Forty Thieves is located right in the middle of one of the best stretches of Diani beach (which is all pretty good although it looks like sand is being extracted or eroded a few hundred metres north of Forty Thieves). The atmosphere is very relaxed...More

Thank Ngawa7
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Bobby P
5 September 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Bobby - I wish it was my bar but I fear I would eat and drink all the profits! The web site is to be found under Forty Thieves Beach Bar sadly TripAdvisor do not allow web site links. Good luck. We have been a few times over... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 712 294873
  • E-mail
Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro: relax and savour the sensation of waves lapping your toes while having a refreshing cocktail, listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports and have a delicious lunch with your friends and family.Disco into the early hours of the morning every night.All these can be done at this unique bar, the only one situated actually on the beach on the east African coastline. It is a vibrant atmosphere not to be missed.
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