A Romantic Dinner From A Cave, Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant.
When you think of Kenya tourist attractions to visit during your stay, restaurants may not immediately come to mind. But Africa has many culinary delights that can enhance your visit, and Diani Beach is no different. Diani, a popular resort’s area on the Kenyan coast, has an expansive white sandy beach, boutique hotels, and cozy vacation cottages. As i thought of it, to begin with, there is the historic Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant, which allows you to indulge in delicious seafood in a cave thought to be between 120,000 to 180,000 years old.
Arguably the most romantic and quirky restaurant you can set your eyes on in African, set in a cave on the exotic white sands beach in Diani, is definitely splurge-worthy. The menu is a little pricey but includes a tasty range of dishes, from crepes and pasta to seafood. Book a table at the mouth of the cave so you can see the stars overhead and the candles flickering inside among the cave’s spiny stalagmites. After dinner, wander next door for a nightcap at Forty Thieves, a beach bar with pool tables and seating out on the sand.
Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant is the most popular restaurant in Diani beach and by tourist destination marketers of the modern world are looking at those very exotic experiences that can only be done once in a life time thus featured and doing well among the top position of the best restaurants in Africa! The visit of this exclusive restaurant in Diani beach is a highlight and you will never forget your visit to the Cave, as you walk down the stairs into a fairyland lit by candles and lanterns! If you travel to Kenya, this is a must see place in the south coast!
This unique and the only one of its kind restaurant in East African coastline is ideal for romantic dinners, exclusive dinner to impress your business partners, family dinners, celebrations or just simply to eat out and enjoy great food! It natural unique setting offers unmatched setting by any property developer in the region. Set 10 meters below the ground in a large ancient coral cave with interlinking chambers dating back to 120000 – 140000 years! The roof of the restaurant is opened and the guests will enjoy dinning beneath the African stars.
The entire restaurant is designed in fabulous Swahili style and for special atmosphere beautifully illuminated with small lights and lanterns set in natural holes of the cave. The seating is made of comfortable Lamu style furniture and dinning settings feature snowy white linen, silver and gorgeous glass ware, you don’t reliase how important your glass ware theme is until you eat here. The guests of the Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant will enjoy an a la Carte Menu with mouth-watering international and fresh seafood cuisine due to its proximity to the ocean and an extensive Wine list offering the best collection of wines from South Africa.
However the open skies restaurant can only open it doors to guests every evening from 7pm onwards, and the limited space available, booking ahead is essential. Free transport is offered to guests who are staying along the Diani Beach Road. After the dinner you still have time to hanged around then just a few steps and you are at the Forty Thieves beach bar next door owned and run by the same company a recipe for a good romantic nights roams in your mind as you walk around, which offers live music and entertainment and also the beautiful Flamboyant Hotel which offers a quiet beach setting, make a date with and enjoy dinner in the cave. The atmosphere is simply amazing surrounded by candles with the lovely sky above you, it is really a romantic setting