Example Menu & Shopping Guide

Abdullah, our chef is able to cook a variety of delicious meals, and to help you decide we have provided a guide to his menu. Fresh fish and seafood is purchased by him from the local fisherman (keeping receipts for you to reimburse him) as well as you providing the necessary groceries. Please note that he can only cater for one dish per meal, apart from adapting the main meal for vegetarian, vegan, celiac or other dietary requirements. 

FISH

Fish curry served with chapati and rice *

Fresh pan fried fish - goujons, fillet, fish fingers served with homemade chips and vegetables *

Fish pie

Fresh fish - baked or grilled

Fish - Thai style

Barbecue - whole fish, kebabs

Fish Provencale

Fishcakes *

SEAFOOD

Prawns - grilled, in garlic or chilli, Thai Style, Coconut Prawns with avocado

Prawn curry *

Seafood cocktail

Calamari/Octopus rings or stir friend (subject to availability for catch of the day)

Crabs with ginger, cloves or crab cakes (subject to availability for catch of the day)

Lobster - boiled, grilled, salad (subject to availability for catch of the day)

Lobster Thermador

MEAT

Roast chicken, turkey, beef, lamb or pork 

Shepherd's / Cottage Pie

Ghoulash

Hamburgers

Steak

Beef Stroganoff

Kebabs

PIZZA/PASTA

Homemade pizza * 

Pasta with sauces, cheese, cooked meats, Spaghetti Bolognese, Lasagne *

VEGETARIAN/VEGAN

A variety of dishes with wide range of vegetables and fruits. 

Macaroni Cheese

Vegetable Lasagne

Vegetable Curry

NB: Abdullah is used to cooking for those with special requirements. It is advisable to bring the necessary supplies with you, and if you have any allergies to make this clear what you are allergic to. 

THE BEST OF AFRICA

Try the local produce in delicious African cooking - sweet potato, cassava, beans, egg plant, ugali, spiced rice cake, mango

INDIAN DISHES

All types of curry - spiced as desired - with chapati, papadum and side dishes. 

*Samosas - meat, vegetable, seafood

SALADS

Prawn, avocado, cucumber, potato, tomato, pasta, lettuce, green beans, etc.

PUDDINGS

Pancakes 

Baked bananas or fritters

Swahili Kaimatu - honey balls

Bananas in coconut milk, Zanzibar style

Fruit crumble

Bread and Butter pudding

Fruit salad

Chocolate pots or puddings

Cheesecake

CAKES

Banana, chocolate, sponge, strawberry, cheesecake, Home Made biscuits

SMOOTHIES

Mango, pineapple, passion fruit, paw-paw, banana etc

NIBBLES

Fried coconut, cheese straws, warm cashew nuts

* Guests favourite

TYPICAL SHOPPING LIST

The main supermarkets at Diani-Ukunda are Chandarana at the Diani strip, Baharini Plaza at the second shopping centre on Diani strip going south at T-junction, Muthaiga- Mini Market, Diani shopping centre or Naivas – Ukunda main road at T-junction with Diani

 

Fruit and Vegetables: The best stall is in the Baharini Plaza compound where Chandarana is situated. Basic vegetables and fruit such as tomatoes, cabbage, bananas, paw-paw, mango etc. plus bread and eggs can be bought in Msambweni Village but there is far more choice in Diani/Ukunda.

 

For fish and seafood, this is bought daily by the staff and comes to the back door. Just say what you would like and they will arrange with the fishermen. However, seafood such as lobster and prawns are subject to what the fishermen are able to catch that day. Kassim will arrange payment with you to reimburse him.

If you are running low beers and sodas are available at the canteen near the hospital in Msambweni village.

 

Diani Supermarket 

Breakfast Teabags

Coffee – ground for cafetiere

Nescafe Milk (Long Life) Sugar, Bread

Butter or Margarine for cooking, flour, Honey/jam/marmalade/marmite, Cereals – Weetabix, Cornflakes

Bacon, eggs, sausages, yoghurt

Fruit - paw-paw, mango, oranges, grapefruit, lime, bananas, tomatoes

Vegetables - green beans, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, garlic, avocado, cucumber, lettuce

Cooking oil/olive oil

Chicken

Salami

Steak

Mincemeat

Ham

Cheese

Tinned tuna

Pasta

Rice

Tinned tomatoes

Tinned sweetcorn

Baked Beans

Ketchup, chilli sauce, mayonnaise

Tomato puree

Savoury biscuits

Biscuits

Sauces – tartare, chilli, Worcester, fish, oyster, soy Vinegar –wine/tarragon

Curry powder, baking powder, gelatine, vanilla essence, stock cubes

Cashew nuts /Crisps

Olives

Loo roll

Washing powder

Salt

Mosi coils and mosi spray for the bedrooms

 

Drinks

Wine - white/red/rose

Spirits - Gin/Vodka

Beer - Tusker/White Cap

Sodas - lemonade, coke, fanta, tonics, squash

You may prefer bottled water

Highlights
  • Stunning ocean views and direct access to the beach
  • Private fresh water swimming pool
  • Four double bedrooms, all en-suite
  • Private Chef and Housekeeping
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