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Kalabanbougou, Bamako, Mali
+223 65 96 06 06 ‎
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for a Sunday afternoon by the river

HAve been ther several times and have always enjoyed it. Teh access road in teh rainy season can be a challenge so make sure you have a 4x4 after heavy rains. Great setting next to the river with a spectacular swimming pool and nice pub. Food has always been good and the evening buffet was great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2014
StevieG_1967
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Bamako, Mali
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Bamako, Mali
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

HAve been ther several times and have always enjoyed it. Teh access road in teh rainy season can be a challenge so make sure you have a 4x4 after heavy rains. Great setting next to the river with a spectacular swimming pool and nice pub. Food has always been good and the evening buffet was great. Nice beef kebabs. Little... More 

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Bamako, Mali
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The Badalodge is really quite a remarkable place to go hang out on the banks of the Niger on the outskirts of bamako. It is a little difficult to find and to get to (I once got hopelessly stuck in the mud) without a 4x4 during the wet season. The Badalodge is a large outdoor space around a very large... More 

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Yenakiyeve, Donets'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Entering Badalodge u get a feeling of coming to paradise.green,fresh,very clean place with an amazing view.everything is at perfect level.u can rest , swim in a swimming pool,have lunch or just sit in a bar (traditional African style) for a drink .the territory of the resort is really huge.u just have to see this marvelous place.

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Beautiful oudoor restaurant with a superb swiming pool, but, be prepared: -Painful road to get there, specialy last 4 miles can take 10-15 minutes. -Menu is limited to 3 dishes per day -Be prepared to pay 30% more if you decide to eat in the garden instead of the restaurant. -You will be charged $$ if you just let your... More 

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Bamako, Mali
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Super place to go to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday afternoon under the thatch roofs. Good food and lovely pool.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

It is 30 minute drive in the evening and last 5Km is bumpy road. Bada Lodge is an oasis in Mali. Everything about setting is great. You can dine either dine in restaurant or cabana. Located facing Niger River and you cant be in better place than in Bada Lodge. They have set menu XOF 17500/= for Entree+plat+dessert. Food and... More 

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Address: Kalabanbougou, Bamako, Mali
Phone Number: +223 65 96 06 06 ‎
Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
Cuisine: European

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  • Address: Kalabanbougou, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: +223 65 96 06 06 ‎

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  • Cuisine: European

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