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Le Senat

Akwa, Douala, Cameroon
237-343-2316
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Ranked #7 of 49 restaurants in Douala
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
douala
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

ambience was cozy, but live music became too loud at times..food & service is good, in fact one of the best pizzas (thin crust)..then this is the place to be..

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Arlington, Virginia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Le Senat restaurant has seen better days--there are nicer venues in Douala with a better ambiance--but the food was very good, if straightforeward continental fare. The touted Gambas Senat are a bit overpriced--large shrimp with lots of crushed garlic and not much else, but they tasted fine and were not overcooked (a common problem in Douala restaurants). Having said that--go... More

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LEEDS UK
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Food was great as always, choice was good, bit too much French influence for me. Pizza oven was working hard and staff very attentive.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This place rocks! for a great cabaret nite out this is the place to go. A well stocked bar with great choice of Whiskey's and drinks. Food in the Restaurant is also good, home made Pizza, Fish and Meat are all good. Cabaret is the real highlight, it gets going after 10pm, the horns and drum/bass are the backbone along... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Live music is fairly good but can be a bit too loud. Lighting can be better. Having said so, food is OK and it's one of Douala's the hot stops.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

food is good - service is good - possibly a bit pricey

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

The music is excellent - particularly Florence, who has a voice that would win X-factor hands down. Live band with amazing blind keyboard player. Don't miss Emma Ballo White and his Jimmy Hendrix and Carlos Sanata numbers and amazing blues. The food is great but pricy - try the prosciutto pizza and the gambas.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Good restaurant in Douala. If you go late enough you can catch music at the bar, but then it also gets crowded. I especially like their pizzas, but overall you usually can't go wrong with this one.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Nice menu, decent wine list, good bar. Get completely packed late in the evening.

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Wels, Austria
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125 reviews 125 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

if one loves good international cuisine and life music this is the place to go. the restaurant is always quite full and reservation is required, they have a good selection of int. wines and the seafood is excellent. the band plays live music with a mix of african and international music just aside the restaurant - all is in the... More

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