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L'Escale

Bangui, Central African Republic
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Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Bangui
Price range: $21 - $42
Most recent review
- Apr 3, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
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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117 reviews 117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
77 helpful votes 77 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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