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“Nice pavé du diable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Livingstone

Livingstone
Cotonou, Benin
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Ranked #5 of 47 Restaurants in Cotonou
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Nice pavé du diable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I ordered some meat (pavé du diable) which was OK in quantiy and quality. Allow at least 30 minutes waiting time when ordering food for a table of four people. Had an Irish coffee afterwards which had a good ratio price/quality.

Visited May 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Porto-Novo, Benin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A feeling of home in Cotonou”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

This place is ideal for any Westerner looking to get a taste of home. With western style food, their pizza is awesome and tastes like any you'd find at any local place in the US (outside of NY, Boston, or Chicago). An uncharacteristically long menu and solid selection of beers, serving many on tap which is very rare for Benin, with excellent service on top of it. Expect most of the other patrons to be Westerners as this is the expat hang out in Cotonou. Pricey but you get what you pay for. Definitely worth a visit if you're feeling homesick but far from being the local authentic African experience.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brussels, Belgium
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“relax and chill place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

nothing fancy but good and honest food. Just had a plate of fish with rice and a green salad. it tasted like it suppose to taste.
Service is fast and accurate.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Expat local”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Service was great and pizzas fantastic. Nothing fancy but the perfect place for a beer before dinner or a laid back lunch/dinner

Visited November 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Decent meat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

decent value for good pizzas, petit steaks and beer, with nice tables on the sidewalk [if you are taking your Malarone!]

Visited October 2012
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