About Shehnai Restaurant
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The restaurant situated in the heart of Mombasa town on Mungano Street was established in 1984 and has been efficiently run by Mr Zul Harunani (Managing Director) and Mr Mehboob Harunani (General Manager) as a family business, with a team of professional waiters and cooks, and grown from strength to strength to cut a niche for itself in the market as a serious establishment in cuisine.

The most popular and refined styles of cooking is that of North India, which is basically Mughlai food and it is this art of cooking that has been perfected at Shehnai Restaurant.

An incredible variety of sumptuous mouthwatering food awaits your discovery and pleasure. Tickle your palate with original appetizers that put you in the mood for the oriental feast to follow.

Start off your culinary experience with delightful Indian soups and appetizers flavoured with spices. A tribute to the skill of delicate blending of natural ingredients, they are a must for the connoisseur to begin to appreciate the personal artistry that goes into the making of every dish.

For your main course you have several exciting choices. Mughlai dishes add a Royal dimension to the unique flavours and aromas that now tease your senses. There are also Tandoori delicacies consisting of grills from their very own authentic clay ovens.

For lovers of vegetarian food they offer fresh vegetables cooked in spices and sauces with subtle touches that make the Indian cuisine such an art.

Finish off with original Indian Desserts consisting of ice creams, sweets and milk confections that round up a truly memorable gourmet experience.

The restaurant which underwent renovations and expansions in 1997 and can comfortably seat 100 guests has a magnificent interior decoration complete with high back hand carved dining chairs that make you feel royalty.
Shehnai acquired the 5 STAR status in 1999 and just a week after were awarded a plaque of recognition from "Chaine des Rotisseure", a gourmet organisation.

All your expectations of eastern cooking are satisfied, making you anticipate your return visit to "Shehnai" where surely the past comes alive in the wonderful
Indian cuisine.

 

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