Geko Restaurant Review – Garoda Resort Watamu

Today’s post is about a restaurant with the best view this side of Africa.

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I mentioned here that I spent the holidays with my family in Malindi. We wound up driving the twenty or so minutes to Watamu trying to find a good beach for me to shoot on. And boy did we find one๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Feeling Zen this week as I prepare for school on Monday
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Daydreaming about the views in this slice of heaven as I plan a restaurant review from there #foodblogging #foodie #fashionblogger #styleblog #styleblogger #styleblogging #kenyanblogger #vscocam #vscokenya #fashionblogging
Daydreaming about the views in this slice of heaven as I plan a restaurant review from there๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š
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The restaurant is found in Garoda Resort, which is the only hotel we visited while in Watamu. It’s soo huge, with hotel rooms as well as apartments within, and I really really want to go back there. So much that it’s sold me on living at the coast, so Watamu here I come ๐Ÿ˜Š

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We had lunch before I went on my shooting spree, and it was such a good meal that I need to talk about it here.

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This side of the Kenyan coast (Malindi, Watamu) is said to be a mini Italian town because most of the population there is a Italian. So much so that the workers there and their children are fluent in it. So you can imagine how good a pizza made specifically for Italians is.

When in Rome ... or in a town full of Italians, do as the Italians do. Pizza, overlooking the best damn view this side of the world. #foodblogging #foodie #fashionblogger #styleblog #styleblogger #styleblogging #kenyanblogger #vscocam #vscokenya #fashionblogging #travelblogging #travel
When in Rome … or in a town full of Italians, do as the Italians do. Pizza, overlooking the best damn view this side of the world.
#foodblogging #foodie #fashionblogger #styleblog #styleblogger #styleblogging #kenyanblogger #vscocam #vscokenya #fashionblogging #travelblogging #travel

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So let’s talk about the pizza. Just remembering it is making me drool lol. It was really good, thick crusted like I like it, with chicken and fries coated in just the right amount of cheese.

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If you’ve read my one and only recipe here (more coming soon, I promise! ๐Ÿ˜Š) you’ll know that I prefer my pizzas with loots of stuff. Onions, green pepper, garlic, the works. But I enjoyed the simplicity of this one, and the crust was large enough to stuff us and cooked to perfection that I couldn’t complain if I tried.

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The prices were very pocket friendly, not the $70 I hear can be spent on one meal in some parts of Watamu – sidenote: that’s a hella lot of money to spend on food here)ย And the views there ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Amazing doesn’t even come close. They literally built the restaurant in two parts, one closer to the actual hotel rooms for guests and one overlooking thisย breathtaking place.

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The pictures don’t do it justice, but I have a few on location shoots that I hope bring out the beauty a bit more. As always, thanks for dropping by ๐Ÿ˜Š Have a great week ahead!

 

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