Lamu Adventure Night Out
Alot of social activities happen in Lamu town.
Good Bars & Restaurants
****Peponi Bar & Restaurant
Lovely terrace bar & restaurant open to the public. Dinner reservations are of international quality. Peponi has a variety of food and drinks to choose from. For those who love alcohol we recommend you taste Peponi’s in-house cocktails. Credit cards accepted. Free WiFi
****Moonrise Bar & Restaurant
For a real romantic evening, Lamu house has a restaurant that serves delicious seafood, alcohol and fresh juices. The food is exellent and the staff are very proffesional. Credit cards accepted
***Lamu Palace Bar & Restaurant
Large shaded verandah, great place for a cold beer, espresso coffee. Italian run, choice of seafood and Mediterranean dishes, DSTV and free WiFi. The bar operates dusk to dawn. Credit card accepted
**Jannat House Bar & Restaurant
Located in the center of Lamu town, Jannat is ideal for a real Swahili experience. Now run under new management the House offers a restaurant that also serves beer and a downstairs pool.
The staff are very well trained, the atmosphere is quiet and romantic. Credit cards accepted.
Places with Beer and Music
***Pettley’s inn Bar
Welcome to our local pub. Everyday is a holiday here. You can drink and dance the whole night “shake it but don’t break it”. A cold beer cost Ksh 200/- while favorite Music is Local Kenyan Music, Bongo Flavas and Reggea. The DJ can play your Music too. DSTV and rooms are available
We have ladies who can look after your children in case you want to spend time as a couple. They can communicate in English and Kiswahili. Charges are Ksh 200/- per hour.
Trained Guide who takes you to various places including bars and restaurants. The Guide is there to make you feel relaxed and enjoy your night out. The Guide is also there to provide your security as you explore the town. Lamu is more LIVELY during the night because most locals especially women come out doing their shopping. Pettley’s upstairs is a must for those who love music and alcohol. A good chance to connect with various people from all walks of life. No stress No hassle
7:00 PM – 1:30 AM
Rate include return boat transfer Shela – Lamu town and the Escort. This service Apply to Shela Residents only
Bank ATM Services
Kenya Commercial Bank, ABC Bank, Gulf African Bank, DTB and Equity have 24hr quick. ATM service in Lamu town. In Shela find KCB ATM at Baitil Aman guest house
Good Coffee & Ice CREAM Places
It is still hard to get good JAVA coffee in Lamu. In most places you will be served with Continental, Dormans or other branded coffee.
- Peponi restaurant
- Lamu Palace Restaurant
- Moonrise Restaurant
- Jannat House Restaurnt
- Stone House Restaurant
- Azam Cafe – next to Palace Hotel
Indian movies are very popular here. Casablanca shows English movies everyday at 6:00 PM. You can check what is showing the following day from the Mahrus building near the Lamu fort.
- Mangroove – Lamu town
- Zinj – Lamu town
Available everyday around the Lamu market. Fresh miraa comes after 12:00 PM. Kilalo is available anytime of the day. Price is negotiable but aim for Ksh 500/- per kilo.
Lamu Night CABS & Transfers
“Boat transfers become a problem after Midnight. You don’t have to bargain for a better price anymore. Get standardized rates around Lamu island