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La Galette

16 Av Pompidou City Centre | 1 block West of Hotel Pl. Independance, Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 821 33 40
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Jun 22, 2017
“Good Breakfast options”
1 week ago
“Beautiful Decorations, Average Food ”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
16 Av Pompidou City Centre | 1 block West of Hotel Pl. Independance, Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really nice Western-style restaurant but the food was disappointing. I had the fish, which was cooked perfectly but had little taste. My wife had the beef, which arrived so tough that it could not be cut. Salad was alright but also lacking...More

Thank caleb192837
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Nice place for having a smart breakfast ! I did appreciate the grilled fresh bread and the home made apricot jam! The flavour of the coffee was perfect !

Thank jeannick O
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Stopped in for breakfast one morning. Went upstairs to the restaurant which not so busy. Good choice of toasties, sandwiches and pastries. Coffee also worked well. Would return when back in the area. The restaurant was very clean as was the toilets.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

This is good value French cuisine - are at the restaurant upstairs and has a superbly priced 3 course meal. Courgette and dill veloute, fish fillet with mushrooms and potatoes and a raspberry and chocolate dome. Clean, fast and good staff.

Thank Rupert L
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

ordered margeritas for lunch. excellent. highly recommended. thin base with good amount of cheese blend.

Thank nishal p
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We went recently for lunch having read about the place in a travel book. The sandwiches are downstairs at the counter or upstairs in the tea room, where we ended up. There is a proper restaurant upstairs opposite the tea room, but it doesn't do...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed July 10, 2016

A quality patisserie, tea house, cake shop and more --and its bang in the middle of town and 2 mins walk from place de l'independance. be prepared for a line up to chose and pay if you are going during meal times (breakfast, lunch, diner)

Thank yellowsubmarine117
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I fell in love with La Galette. We stopped in most morning during our week stay in Dakar. I got in a routine of ordering my almond croissant downstairs and heading upstairs to get my Jeune Bleu tea. At first I was annoyed that I...More

Thank cstocker
Reviewed February 17, 2016

NOthing special, the people are ok, the food is ok, the wifi is ok... if you are in the area and you want to take a moment to relax, this place is ok.

Thank happy9710
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Fantastic steak. Fantastic juices. Great desserts. I cannot give this place enough stars. I would walk here from my hotel.

Thank Njorogekui
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Av Pompidou City Centre | 1 block West of Hotel Pl. Independance, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 821 33 40
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