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L'Escale

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Bangui, Central African Republic
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great fish

I am not sure about the safety of the food but it has good fish. If you don't mind exploring the cuisine there and maybe get a slight stomach ache you try their specialties, you won't regret them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
Ximena C
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I am not sure about the safety of the food but it has good fish. If you don't mind exploring the cuisine there and maybe get a slight stomach ache you try their specialties, you won't regret them.

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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I know. The place looks shabby. As if gang of thugs had been living in it for months. Yet, please have a seat, order your food taste and see the beautiful view to the river. Unlike in other places serving it, l'Escale's snow-white ably cut and lightly pan fried Nile perch fillet is simply perfect, with or - even better... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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124 reviews 124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The food was quite delicious. The African specialties like the Maboke fish was really good (see the picture). Delicious fish brochette (capitain). The setting is very nice, overlooking the river Oubangui. With friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A must when in Bangui.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

The restaurant is located slightly outside the town center. A small patio out front has a few tables but the huge beach shacky vibe in the back is where its at. There is a live band that plays decent tunes on Saturday nights. The food was quite delicious. The African specialties like the Maboke fish with curry was really good.... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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66 reviews 66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

The setting is nice, with good outdoor seating (albeit a bit noisy when the generator is running), and the atmospehe is relaxed and friendly. Service leaves a lot to be desired, but the friendliness of ths staff makes up for it. The menu includes African and international specialities, and some of the dishes are very good, especially those based on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bangui, Central African Republic
  • Location: Africa  >  Central African Republic  >  Bangui

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 42

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