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Benoua Lodge

Rue 13.32 Zogona, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
+226 79 69 00 00
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
5 weeks ago
“Excellent diner”
May 14, 2018
“The misting makes this place very comfortable even in 40 degree heat”
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rue 13.32 Zogona, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It all started with good cocktails, "camembert croustillant" and "creme de saumon à l'aneth"...very pleasant atmosphere. ..truly professional staff...

Thank Dan S
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We have always been pleased with the dinners here and will continue to come here often. The menu is large, with some original dishes that are worth trying. Service is excellent. I recommend the duck, pork in one of three ways and the chicken and...More

Thank VioletteSingapore
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I systematically stay at Benoua Lodge, and therefore have my evening meals there and now even lunch once in a while. The food is really good but mostly European / French gastronomy. Don’t expect local delicacies. Benoua offers a great choice of wines and also...More

Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very similar to the nearby Gondwana, having mostly outdoor seating, low tables and decoration around the garden. The atmosphere isn't quite as nice because the Lodge doesn't have a band and the decoration is more simple. However the quality of the menu,...More

Thank bebsaurus_13
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Nice layout with a good choice of local art, leafy outside shelters and a feel of authenticity. Have not tried the cuisine but am sure it will be as good as the style it exudes.

Thank MrB0ndOO7
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is my favourite restaurant in Ouaga. Very friendly, enjoyable menu. Security measures are much appreciated.

Thank Boulah
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Obviously a experience well above the average in Ouagadougou or even West Africa for that matter! good food (typical of SW France) and a relatively nice atmosphere (many expatriates or locals who can afford an expensive restaurant); Very uncomfortable seats though (either too high -...More

3  Thank roland v
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Very nice French Restaurant with a full bar and a very attentive staff. We were there when the main chef was on vacation so there was some back and forth with the chef that was filling in to make sure that what we were ordering...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is probably the best restaurant in town; without any pretention. Value for money is just outstanding. A good variety of wines and some exotic Rhums to taste. Pleasant staff, including the owner. Bravo

1  Thank fpierrejerome
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great food and a nice atmosphere, especially for meeting people. They could stand to make some more effort for vegetarians, though -- mostly there are just 'accompaniments' to choose from, not real 'plats'.

Thank SN_1211
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue 13.32 Zogona, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Location: Africa  >  Burkina Faso  >  Centre Region  >  Ouagadougou
  • Phone Number: +226 79 69 00 00
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