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Darboe's Restaurant

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Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
002207816814
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 230
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 46
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  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
SWEET EXPERIENCE

This was where I had my first proper meal in The Gambia. I arrived from Jangjanbureh and was so exhausted. After a shower, I felt refreshed and went out with Kitabou of Arch Tours. We went round a couple of restaurants in the evening and eventually got to Darboes. I had Chicken Benachin with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Omoniyi_David
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Lagos State, Nigeria
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Lagos State, Nigeria
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This was where I had my first proper meal in The Gambia. I arrived from Jangjanbureh and was so exhausted. After a shower, I felt refreshed and went out with Kitabou of Arch Tours. We went round a couple of restaurants in the evening and eventually got to Darboes. I had Chicken Benachin with a glass of Banana Boat. I... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

went to this with some friends and as we sat down to eat this guy started to sing, well sing what a ROW. if that wasnt enough the meal was yukky, sloppy instant mash tough meat rubbery veg

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

food good but too open when the wind get going but soon cold but for that what can you say its Gambia

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely restaurant and excellent staff. Food fresh delicious and inexpensive. Good value all round Free WiFi a bonus!

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The owner "Darboe" is fantastic also all his staff. They are all very friendly and make you feel most welcome. The food is lovely, and prices reasonable and prompt service. Darboe has his own band playing most nights, and darboe sings along with them. A very entertaining evening. Try their Gambian specialities (chicken in peanut sauce is worth a try... More 

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Harrogate
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Thanks to the staff at Darboe's for helping me have a great day on my birthday. Meal for 9 adults 3 children with cocktails and lots of beer less than £100. Staff are like family to us having used them since they opened, the same staff there every year which is good to see. Food this year as good as... More 

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Nottingham
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Ate here several times, and had very good food on every occasion. Worth trying their Gambian specialties (the chicken in peanut sauce was fabulous). Good value

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Lovely restaurant fantastic staff and the good lovely!! And also have free wifi for u to use!! Also love music was sang later in the evening

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We relented to the front of house after 2 nights walking past. The food was of a good standard as was the service. The waiters were always on hand to refill your glass /bottle but the star of the show is the owner. When the band starts to play he's up there singing . Hello Wembley ! And with his... More 

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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

It was very nice and friendly we ate there twice and was happy both times true gambain food the owner was very nice a waiters good job highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: 002207816814

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm

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