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Tahonga African Queen Restaurant

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Senegambia | Off Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
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Tammisaari, Finland
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

All the raestaurants are at the same street They even export the chicken to make sure of salmonella. Very tasty. I love the gambian sauces! Seafood is tasty and sure to order, like everything else! NAM

Thank kaisanuppu
Hampshire, UK
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122 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

After a few years of hit and miss with food and staff, in my experience. The African Queen has come along leaps and bounds. The staff are great with a warm welcome from Chris outside who tries to get people to eat here, he is great and welcoming but if you are heading elsewhere he doesnt hound you. The manager... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I was twice in this place. On the first night I order a seafood platter and it was outstanding. The day after I went back at lunch time, I ordered the same dish and it was completely different from the first time. I guess because the African queen ( the owner was not around) quando il gatto non c’è I... More 

Thank Andreageneva
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant restaurant,, you just got to have the... Beef tohonga...talk about a sizzler,this one will sizzle your socks off,fantastic.

Thank peter a
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Butterfish is rather special here. It is not like the tired and watery frozen stuff that we buy in the US or Europe. It is firm and tastey and so is the African Queen herself, Tina who looks after everyone with an eye that only a mother hen would cast upon her well fed chicks. The menu is wide and... More 

Thank russellchr
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Incredible food and brilliant service. We all finished our meals pretty quickly as it just tasted so good and so the woman, who I presume was the manager, came over and offered us all the same meals again for no extra cost!! Bargain!! There was such a wide variety of food so I'm sure even the fussiest of eaters will... More 

Thank Amy B
Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

great food and service i was a regular diner on my recent visit try the platter for 2 people cost about 12 pounds great value for money the owner is always around to keep thins running smooth and you never see many empty tables

Thank jenno124
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The food is fresh, uncomplicated and cooked to the highest standard. It was a great experience .I would highly recommend the seafood platter.

Thank Maxiebaby65
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We had one meal here and the food was lovely service was quick and the atmosphere was great. There was a man spinning the trays on his feet and a group of locals signing etc. A really vibrant restaurant and great experience.

Thank Ekkkk
Banjul, Gambia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

African queen is a busy restaurant during the tourist season, their meals are delicious n fantastic. Its once of the restaurant a tourist should visit at least once before the end of your holiday..

Thank Jombo N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
African, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia | Off Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: 7569236

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