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Colobus Shade

Four Twenty South | Diani Beach Road), Mwaepe Fish Landing Site, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 634839
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, African
Four Twenty South | Diani Beach Road), Mwaepe Fish Landing Site, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Colobus Shade does great seafood, and also offers a delicious veggie option for non-fish eaters. Great value, friendly staff.

Thank lydiakat2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Friendly staff and cheap good food. My partner and I shared a seafood platter of 4 lobsters, whole squid and 8 prawns, with rice and potatoes served with a yummy coconut sauce. Do recommend if you are looking for somewhere cheap to eat!

Thank Aisha R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went there to eat the grilled sea platter. 2 lobsters, 2 whole fish, clamari rings, octupus and 6 schrimps for 2500 KES (about 25 euros) which was more than enough for 2 persons. The platter came with rice, fried potatoes, salad and sauce. After...More

Thank mvs225
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Walked up for dinner with a group of 12 people. I ordered the fish and my wife ordered the lobster, and she received three small ones. The fish was big and the best I had on the coast. Felt fresh and the dervice was great.

1  Thank mcstannard
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and by the time we get there I can t forget Platter with kalamari loabster fish was delicious Sure to eat there again

1  Thank Dionisis D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is an excellent, relaxed place to get FRESH seafood. The menu is often limited because they only serve what the fishermen catch that day. We ate here 4 out of 6 nights at Diani beach because it was just so good. We placed our...More

Thank Klint O
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Food is simple, but with super fresh fish and seafood grilled to the top, you can´t go wrong. Right next the beach and relaxed athmosphere. There is lobster and you don´t need to pay a fortune. A pity that we discovered this gem only on...More

Thank Samba52
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation in colobus shade with a group of 11 people on New years eve. The whole evening was beyond my expectations. First of all we were warmly welcomed by the waiters and Masha the owner. They were all so amazingly friendly. Masha...More

Thank Lynn020692
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went to Colobus Shade at NYE to enjoy the fresh fish. We ate octopus, white fish and lobster and it was very good! The staff is very friendly and it's a reasonable price. I recommend :)

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Always having fish there when in Diani. Simple but nice local food. Good value for the price. Directly at the beach.

Thank scoutycaro2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Four Twenty South | Diani Beach Road), Mwaepe Fish Landing Site, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 724 634839
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Colobus Shade is a sea food restaurant located south coast diani beach direct to indian ocean, we are 20 meters behind the main restaurant, we offer delicious sea food.
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