Mangrove Restaurant

This is a local restaurant at the sea front that serves good Swahili dishes and sea food. If you are in Lamu early morning, try out their fresh mahamri and chai. You will keep asking for more.

They also serve barbecued chicken tikka and fish, and if you are up for a treat, try out their Swahili pizza.

They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Whispers Coffee Shop

Situated in the middle of Lamu town next to Gallery Baraka, Whispers serves among the best coffee in Lamu. 

They have also Specialized in finely mixed fruit juices, a variety of health packed smoothies, homemade cakes, biscuits, and beautifully presented light meals and snacks. Try out their homemade muesli smoothie. 

It’s the ideal place for a cold non-alcoholic drink in the heat of an afternoon in Lamu.

The Floating Bar & Restaurant

As the name depicts, the Floating Bar is positioned offshore from Lamu and Manda Islands. It’s an ideal place for a party and hang out with friends.

They have a simple menu comprised of seafood and fries, and some really tasty burgers that sometimes have the option of bacon and ham which is quite rare on the island.

They serve lunch and dinner.

Moonrise Restaurant

Associated with Lamu House Hotel, Moonrise offers their meals on an A la carte menu.

They serve local Swahili dishes and international cuisine that comprises of a vegetarian option. Their delicious cheese samosas with a dip are amazing.

They also occasionally host parties with invited artists or bands from all over the world. Not attending a party at Lamu House makes even the most composed person have FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out).

They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.