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Bar, Pizza, European
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Cotonou, Benin
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service .pleasant folks and rapid . Best pizza in Cotonou not expensive. Easy access very secure

Thank albertm512
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our go to spots and the pizza was pretty good for the area. The tower off beers offered work great as well. Definitely a good spot to take a group of friends and overall the dishes here were good. There was also a good atmosphere and all kinds of people show up to this place. Next... More 

Thank Lp3rez87
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here has always been very tasty and I don't know anybody who would have had upset tummy from this place. The staff is really nice & helpful and the whole place has feel good atmosphere. I would definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Denisa P
Naples, Florida
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

From the street Livingstone looks sort of like U.S. sports bar and it sort of is. However unlike any sports bar I've been in, the food is very good. They do have a number of beers on tap or bottled. I had the barbecued prawns "Gambas" and these were really nice large prawns, seasoned and grilled to perfection. They were... More 

Thank Atravelerad
Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Expat hangout, great place to chill, people watch or network. Food is good, not great, drinks are overpriced, but on par for "high vive". I always like going there, but not for a gastronomical experience

Thank MattNEmma
Geneva, Switzerland
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184 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

I had a pizza and was quite satisfied by the quality. It's also easy to find diverse snacks/ food and good draft beer. The service is quite good. The ambiance is more of a bar rather than restaurant. Located close to the airport and in the expats area.

Thank josefigueira
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant. The food was good. The price a little exceeding the average available locally. The service can be improved.

Thank vendemmia68
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255 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This place is very popular with the expat crowd but I found the food just average. It is a good place for lunch though as the service is relatively quick. Staff is friendly but this was definitely not the best place I ate at in Cotonou.

Thank anuka9
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180 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I went to Le Livingstone first for the hamburger, which was good. But then I discovered how to ask for draft beer -- Une Castel pression grande is a nice pint -- and the pizza. Very good pizza and the best is the janja. It's spinach and goat cheese and divine. Good friendly service even if your French is very... More 

Thank RetiredDude
Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

The atmosphere is relaxed with a mixture of locals and expats. The menu is mainly continental food and the pizzas are quite good. The area in which the restaurant is located one of the tourist friendly neighborhoods with a variety of restaurants of all kinds on both sides of the street and a great fresh fruit and veggies stands at... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?