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Patisserie le Damier

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Route du Niger, La Ville, Conakry, Guinea
Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Chocolate & More

For sure the Best Deserts and Chokolate, also a Hot Spot, where you can meet everybody : expats and locals are likes it , Madlen -the administrator is very friendly and speaks English and German

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Vladimir T
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Conakry, Guinea
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Conakry, Guinea
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

For sure the Best Deserts and Chokolate, also a Hot Spot, where you can meet everybody : expats and locals are likes it , Madlen -the administrator is very friendly and speaks English and German

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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants and the best you'll find in Conakry. Great food and service in a very nice environment. The manager is especially friendly and goes out of her way to make you feel welcome. Each day they have specials that are worth a try! And the desserts are amazing! They also make their own chocolate... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is right next to that marche de Niger by the orange shop. Excellent ice cream, really good bakery, the cakes are decent and french style, and the food which is only available in the daytime, is really top notch. Inventive french food, and the african classics done really well. Traditional but done with a talented chef and it's not... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The breakfasts are a bit pricey, but very tasty! It's in a neat location and there are loads of delicious pastries to purchase at the counter.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great place for a good breakfast. Food is first class and service excellent. Value for money. I loved the omelet Niger.

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Dakar, Senegal
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There not so many restaurants in downtown Conakry (Kaloum). If you do not want Lebanese or Chinese fast-food then Le Damier is a safe choice. It is a pricey one though with dishes easily exceeding 12-15 USD. The restaurant is first a good bakery and you can take away excellent sandwiches.

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Conakry, Guinea
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Excellent place for a sandwich or a light snack at lunchtime. Also does breakfast if you in town at that time. Has excellent patisseries and chocolates too. Has a great Saturday brunch. Well worth a visit if you're in town but not that it is closed every evening and all day Sunday.

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NY
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121 reviews 121 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Conakry has awful restaurants on the whole (unless you eat local), so this Euro-style Patisserie is a relief, delicious croissants and good coffee at the same price you'd pay in Paris. The eating room is stuffy and dark and not very cool.

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Budapest
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great place, even if waiters do not always seem too motivated. But please someone tell them to stay open for dinner, not only for lunch!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have been traveling to Guinea Conakry for the last 14 years on business trip.Le Damier is a place i like to visit whenever i visit Conakry which is 2 or 3 times per year . We had a business lunch today 2 persons for a total bill of USD 45 without any alcohol and no starter.so it is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route du Niger, La Ville, Conakry, Guinea
  • Location: Africa  >  Guinea  >  Conakry Region  >  Conakry
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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