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Seafood, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The setting is beautiful and with well spaced out seatin.Service quick and unobtrusive.The seafood platter, the crab and to finish off a bowl of ice cream made for a perfect meal at this lovely simple place.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

Wasn't really what we were expecting, we thought it would be much more prominent on the beach and bigger. The food was lovely and fits nicely in its price range but the showstopper is the ice cream. It is absolutely delicious and you get HUGE...scoops. The Lime Pie thay the adults got was tasty but disappointing because it was a tiny slither which looked pathetic next to to the children's deserts. It was pleasant and a lovely evening but we weren't blown away like we were with other restaurants in the area.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

Have been back after a couple of years. Invited for my birthday as a surprise. Snapper for me and my husband over-cooked and a disappointment… ‘bruschetta’ on hard bread and soft-not-so-exciting as in too many places in Kenya… Otherwise good service and great starters.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

Back again after a couple of years and still this restaurant is our favorite in Diani .. never seems to disappoint great consistency and we explored the menu even further with no regrets ... hats off

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

The best place to eat in Diani Beach. Everything es great. We went once and had to go again. Lobster and carpaccio the best.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant on the coast perfect service ,fantastic food I can really recommend it to everyone and I will definitely be back one day

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 9 January 2021 via mobile

Made a reservation for my perents in law, and even called to confirm, but when they arrived they had no reservation, very embarrassing, and they had to go find some other restaurant. I called the manager, he was not helpful. All in all an embarrassing...experience.More

Date of visit: January 2021
lgiovando, Owner at Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2021

Dear Joshbrex, we are very sorry to hear about this incident. We kindly ask if you could share with us the booking name and date so that we can chase it up with our Restaurant staff and security people on shift that day. Unfortunately we...More

Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

Good seafood and good service. We hd a dinner reservation and walked from one of the other resorts close by, nice to enter from the beach. Definitely a more formal feel than most places in Diani. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

I went to Sails to work remotely for the day- so I had appetizers, lunch, and a few cocktails. The ambience is serene, quiet and has beautiful, scenic views of the beach. The service is excellent, the place quaint, the food - quite "dandy"- perfect...for those seeking a fine palet, from an experimental chef Overall, I must recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020

We all ordered different dishes and they were all, not only delicious, but beautifully presented. Chef Anthony made a few recommendations and they were well worth while. The setting is also lovely. All in all a very enjoyable place to enjoy a special meal.

Date of visit: August 2020
lgiovando, Owner at Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2020

Thanks so much for the lovely review and kind feedback. We hope to see you back again soon. Best, LG

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Response from Hanskramer | Reviewed this property |
Just let your hotel reception arrange this. They will also arrange a taxi ride to the restaurant.
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
I think the best thing would be to get in touch with the restaurant direct as you book for a reservation
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shorts is fine as long as you dress neatly :)
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Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5