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Scala Restaurant

Senegambia Area | opposite Kololi Casino, Kololi, Gambia
+220 446 0813
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chateaubriand” (41 reviews)
“steak” (127 reviews)
“salads” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Senegambia Area | opposite Kololi Casino, Kololi, Gambia
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11 - 20 of 729 reviews

Reviewed March 21, 2017

Let me start by saying this is my third year of visiting Scala,the food is very good but a member of the waiting staff seems to think they have a right to abuse customers.I have just returned with my wife who is from the Philippines,she...More

Thank tiddles4244
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We knew to look out for this restaurant as it was so highly praised on TA but stumbling on it one evening we were lucky enough to find a table (we advise booking in advance as it's VERY popular particularly on BBQ nights). We'd found...More

Thank Eleanor S
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We have been to The Gambia 12 times and this is by far our favourite restaurant. The owner lorn always remembers us and always pleased to welcome us back. She has a great team of workers and is always in the restaurant floor making sure...More

Thank shaztravel2016
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We go to this restaurant every time we go to Kololi as you are always guaranteed an excellent mile at a reasonable price. Nothing is ever too much trouble for the staff and it is always carried out with the minimum of fuss.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

a must visit restaurant. best lamb shank around. great service and quality from Lone and her team. never disappoints.

Thank Claire E
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Had dinner here a couple of times during our holiday in Gambia and have eaten here many times over the last 8 years, the standard has never faltered and is superb still, the Chateaubriand is simply fantastic and still sliced by chef at your table,...More

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed March 14, 2017

All three of us had steak one with pepper sauce and two of us had surf and turf. Steaks were cooked perfectly and the citrus side salad was so refreshing to counteract the richness of the garlic and shallot butter sauce. Sublime! we were too...More

Thank aliwill56
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This a beautiful little restaurant just off of the main strip. Very idyllic with a lovely ambience. In my personal opinion, the Scala curry is the best meal on the strip, I would have eaten that all 7 nights of my holiday if possible. My...More

Thank Stevejbaker
Reviewed March 9, 2017

The best place by far on the coast that we experienced. We ate here twice, once from the menu and once on the Sunday BBQ. Both meals were fantastically cooked and great value. The service is very attentive and a great place to eat as...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited here twice during our stay. Once for the Buffett and once for the regular menu, both evenings we ate wonderful food. Plenty of options for my vegetarian friend too.

Thank ALPBristol90
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Jessica t
July 14, 2017|
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Response from jcm48 | Reviewed this property |
About 300 metres
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Gillian B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it closes for a short while during August/September time when it is the rainy season
July 3, 2016|
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Response from mobman | Reviewed this property |
depends what you order anything from about £15 for something simple with a coke up to whatever for starter, main, sweet, wine, brandy etc etc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | opposite Kololi Casino, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 446 0813
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