Dining in North Coast, Mombasa
The obvious culinary attraction on the North Coast is seafood, and there
is plenty available, with excellent fish, crabs, lobster, oysters and
more. There is also an abundance of fresh tropical fruits and
vegetables, peanuts, cashews and wild honey. There is a great many restaurants
throughout the North Coast serving a range of international cuisines.
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 and cinnamon. The
coast’s mix of African and Asian cuisines also produce a wide range of
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.