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Restaurants in Lamu

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Lamu restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Lamu restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Lamu to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Lamu restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Lamu.

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    Mama Fatuma's unpretentious café offers red snapper in tandoori sauce, fantastic lime pickle, and biryani (usually reserved for special occasions i... More
  • Pontoon Restaurant

    A floating grill bar moored off Manda Beach with great sunset views. Reachable by its own private launch. More
  • Whispers Café

    Garden courtyard offering pastries, vegetable samosas, small snacks, and daily seafood specials. More

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