Formerly a holiday house on two floors overlooking the white, sandy Bamburi beach 12 km. north of Mombasa island. Il Covo opened its door in may 2003 and since then it has been the top dining and entertainment venue in Mombasa.
The lower veranda overlooks the beach, a romantic gazebo just out onto the sea and is fondly called fort Jesus. Its’ an ideal spot for romantic dinners.
The upper deck has two balconies with a sea view. One of them is a sushi bar whereby our chef will create in front of you the freshest and most delicious sushi, sashimi and teppanyaki.
Our Italian cuisine is renowned for it’s originality, our menu consists of a wide range of original pasta dishes, fresh starters, salads including a variety of fish Carpaccio, tuna and red snapper.
Fresh lobsters, prawns, calamari and octopus all depending on the day’s catch, are also part of Il Covo’s luscious and extensive menu along with fabulously tender meats.
Il Covo also accommodates a large wood burning oven which gives the best authentic Italian pizzas.