Dining in South Coast, Mombasa
There is also a great many restaurants throughout the South Coast serving a range of international cuisines.
The obvious culinary attraction on the South Coast is seafood, and there
is plenty available, with excellent fish, crabs, lobster, oysters and
There is also an abundance of fresh tropical fruits and
vegetables, peanuts, cashews and wild honey.
Many hotels have their own restaurants. The Kenyan coast is famous for its Swahili Cuisine, a traditional blend
of Arabic and African cooking styles. Swahili specialities are mild
curries made from a thick coconut sauce, and seafood cooked with cloves
The coast’s mix of African and Asian cuisines also produce a wide range
of vegetarian dishes.
For those who wish to cook for themselves, the abundant supply of
markets, shops and modern supermarkets will cater for your every need.
Privately rented homes usually have a cook provided, who will buy
ingredients and prepare meals to your taste