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Palm Tree Bar & Restaurant

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Opposite Mansea Hotel, Kololi, Gambia
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Description: Local African / Italian / English restaurant run by an English man opposite...
Local African / Italian / English restaurant run by an English man opposite Mansea Hotel.
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  • 17
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We ate here with local friends several times and the food is very good and the owner English. He was very helpful with local knowledge and sharing his wifi. Staff courteous and pleaseant. Recommended. Its situated on way to the beach so handy for a beer or two en-route

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2014
Lesley M
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Boston, United Kingdom
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Boston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We ate here with local friends several times and the food is very good and the owner English. He was very helpful with local knowledge and sharing his wifi. Staff courteous and pleaseant. Recommended. Its situated on way to the beach so handy for a beer or two en-route

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1 Thank Lesley M
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Nice atmosphere lovely setting in gardens ,friendly staff and locals . and good karaoke .will be returning next year

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Thank DurhamRader
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I have just come back from Gambia, I have been going yo Palm Tree for three years. Friendly and clean place. Hank will always meet your needs. I love the place and the locals do also which is something to be said. Taxi drivers are very friendly. Cobra who is very trustworthy will look after you, he is polite and... More 

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3 Thank sally c
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Have been going to the Palm Tree for several years and have always found the service attentive and efficient. Food is always well cooked and carefully prepared with attention to hygiene. Chicken, bacon cheese melt is becoming a favourite with discerning customers. Proper fish and chips is another mouth watering meal to enjoy Deserves 5 stars

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1 Thank Julian B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Just came back from Gambia few days ago and stayed in this lodge for twelve nights. The staff were very polite, helpful and the drinks are cheap. They have good food and I eat in almost everyday. The owner Hank was very helpful and friendly and made my stay pleasurable. As pointed out in earlier review in trip advisor, yes... More 

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Thank eddiedaviesnet
great britain
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

opposite the mansea beach hotel, good bar to have a cheap drink not too crowded good music, if you dont want to listen to loud music sit out front. The food is good check out the butter fish and curries. buy the large house shorts and see how cheap they are you will be supprised. dont be put off try... More 

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Thank paully1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My daughter and myself stayed at the mansea hotel two years ago, we're we went to the pal tree restaurant everyday really good food brill price for food and drink the owner hank made us feel really welcome will be going back there to stay in one of there apartments in a few weeks really good place

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Thank Marie H
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great Indian food very tasty and great value. Give it a go its on the strip. The Indian lady boss is from Indian but from the Asian centre of Leicester. Good all round menu with daily specials

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Thank DaveG11
london,Kent
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

was windy and restaurant cold as open to sea breeze anyway,better place to go on still evenings,food ok,service average in time and quality.

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Thank Kaz N
kent
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Good place to eat for lunch or for late drinking. Lamin is a great barman and always makes you feel welcome. Do good sunday night entertainment with dancers and an unbelievable contortionist, he really is a must see. Had a couple of lunches and evening meals here and all were good. Basic menu but great if you don't want anything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Mansea Hotel, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, African, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene

Description

Local African / Italian / English restaurant run by an English man opposite Mansea Hotel.

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