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La Terrasse

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Hippodrome | Rue Danfaga, Bamako, Mali
+223 79075874
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Great place for brunch

I usually go there for brunch mostly on Sunday. The surrounding is nice and the employees are nice, Food is great but you have to have more patient to receive your order.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Anna L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I usually go there for brunch mostly on Sunday. The surrounding is nice and the employees are nice, Food is great but you have to have more patient to receive your order.

Thank Anna L
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The menu has a variety of meals and food is surprisingly good. I tried the different brochettes, pizza's and grilled brushettas, all was very good. Drinks are also good and price is average except for the wine which is pricey for the quality.

Thank Oriana N
Lagos, Nigeria
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My idea is that this is the place you go to for late night food. It's usually very quiet early in the evenings and doesn't usually pick up until around 2200 hrs. The menu is not terribly exciting but then, who wants exotic food late at night? Pizzas are generally the way to go. Drinks are cold and staff are... More 

Thank Deyuze
Bamako, Mali
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

HAve been there for dinner a couple of times. Maybe went to earlyy as it was very quiet with a few heavily made up local lasses hanging around teh bar counter situated in teh middle of the restuarant. Not ny favourite place

Thank StevieG_1967
Bamako, Mali
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

La Terrasse is where I go when I'm not sure where else to go in BKO. It's a big open terrace that has a bit of relaxed sports bar theme (huge TV always showing soccer) but with enough food options that you can go before the party's started elsewhere, eat, drink, and then stick around for the live music that... More 

Thank JoeTennis1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Patio bar above VIP and new Cotton club on blabla street in hippodrome. Surprisingly not bad for mosquitoes! Offers decent priced drinks (prices between maquis and club prices) and, lately, friends made me discovered their burgers! Food is good, great prices and good quality. Serves late too. Very popular expat hangout, but also great to meet people.

1 Thank MarySL00
Bamako, Mali
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

In the heart of the Hippodrome, the Terrace is an institution. It is a large open space with a bar and tables. Very attractive space complete with faux Djenné architechure, hanging plants, blown-glass, and thatch on one end. Thu-Sat nights there is dancing, often with Salsa music. (Salsa is really a phenomenon here in Bamako.) The menu is nothing special... More 

1 Thank ClintWorldWide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

It's a nice open air bar with decent music and acceptable prices but in no case you can call it a restaurant !

2 Thank manolisgi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I have only been here once on a Thursday night thay have a Salsa dance night that brings the expat community out. This is an openair bar so don't forget you insect repellent!

Thank Ian G
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Located on the busy Hippodrome Street. This is a busy bar with disco. Music the night I was there was mostly latin. It is a mixture of local bar with a number of resident expatriates as regulars. The place has a few 'girls' hanging around but they do not pester you if you are not interested. Typical bar food menu... More 

1 Thank Ducatisti69

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  • Address: Hippodrome | Rue Danfaga, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: +223 79075874

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

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