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El Sol Gambia

Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
+220 732 0000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“pescado” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

El Sol had a very varied choice on the menu, the usual Mexican staples such as burritos and enchiladas and fajitas etc but other stuff too. We had nachos classico to start followed by i had a Gambian fillet steak with tequila flambé sauce and...More

Thank lassie64
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Very friendly service, the food was kind of ok but not fantasic. We had a selection of starters and then a main course each, all well prepared but a bit boring. excellent and fast service.

Thank timetraveller64
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This restaurant was fantastic with a wide selection on menu and great vegetarian selection, staff were great with a special mention to LaLa whome my children adored.

Thank samueljames2
Reviewed April 9, 2018

They say their menu card is all latin American dishes but rather less so. There in no Spanish spoken also, better speak Mandinga (;-)).

Thank lcbl2016
MehdiELSOL, Owner at El Sol Gambia, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you for your review . In El Sol we do speak Mandinka, Wollof , Spanish, Italian, English, French, Dutch, German and even Arabic if needed by our international customers .....

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Really difficult place to review - first visit my steak was superb - my partners fish was cold over cooked and inedible - second time her fajitas were delicious - my steak was stringy and looked and tasted disgusting. Even at its best the food...More

1  Thank Famrave
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Visited twice on our trip. The best steaks by far, cooked perfectly and flambed at the table, far superior to the popular restaurant down the road a bit.

Thank ali-grey
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Went here last time when we were in Gambia People pleasant Not as good Sorry More options the choose would be better

Thank SteveB166
Reviewed March 14, 2018

During our stay in Gambia, we visited El Sol in three different nights. Every time both atmosphere, service and food were excellent and way over our expectations. Fajitas, Quesadillas and Enchiladas were just awesome. Nachos Supreme is definitely worth of tasting.

Thank OssiSavolainen
Reviewed March 12, 2018

visited 3 times while we were here , the first time we came we didnt see Paul from last year who was fantastic. However the young waiter we did have was brilliant - service was spot on and food was excellent. We were passing here...More

Thank anjpink
Reviewed March 9, 2018

6 of us went to revisit this restaurant having been last year. Paul our waiter served us again and rcognised us both earlier in the day even remembering our names. Paul is a credit to the restaurant and made the meal providing an excellent service...More

Thank ngwilkinson
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Questions & Answers
November 7, 2018|
Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Sorry but we do not sell cider .
Barbara P
May 19, 2018|
Response from debbieleewoodward | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of what your question actually is - let me know and if I can help it'd be a pleasure! El sol was really good service and food
Barbara P
May 16, 2018|
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Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Hello Barbara . We are closed for the entire month of Ramadan and we will only be open as of the 19th of June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $18
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Serekunda  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 732 0000
  • E-mail
El Sol, Mexican Cuisine & Beyond is a restaurant serving modern Mexican and international food in a trendy and cosy setting at affordable prices. Located in the Senegambia area 50 steps away from Aquarius Night Club Kololi. Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at our bar or have some tapas and drinks on our terrace. We are now also open for lunch with a new menu of light bites, salads, burgers, sandwiches and some of our best tapas.
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