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“Expensive, but good service and good food....” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Le Prive

Le Prive
Quartier Ganhi | situe entre la tour misericorde et l'eglise Notre Dame, Cotonou, Benin
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Ranked #26 of 43 restaurants in Cotonou
Cuisines: French
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Cotonou, Benin
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Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Expensive, but good service and good food....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Had one dinner here, but it was slightly over the top. Service is good and so is the food. It might be one of the best places to have an upclass dinner. Interesting, those Beninese businessmen around a bottle of cheap Red Label...

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  • English first
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English first
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
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“One of the best upscale places in Cotonou”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I have been here on many occasions. It is my preferred venue for bringing business visitors for dinners and cocktails. While fairly new, it has quickly gained a good reputation. The food is European/continental cuisine, with a good mix of beef, fish and poultry. Everything from starters to desert is delicious - fresh ingredients.

The place is upscale, on first floor is a nice lounge with a good selection of various alcohols and cocktails - which by the way, they do a very respectable job creating. Upstairs is the restaurant section - seating, i guess, around 100 people or so. The place is beautifully decorated and atmosphere is very pleasant. Waiters are well trained and are very attentive.

Should i mention just one dissapointment, it is the steak, which, while tasty, is small, thin and not very tender. Fortunately there are lots of other great dishes.

Prices are in the high end for Cotonou, but generally not outrageous. You will pay approx USD 15-20 for most main courses.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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