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Darboe's Restaurant

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Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
+220 781 6814
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When visiting Gambia, we always visit Darboes - food and service is always good and Darboe the Owner always welcomes everyone with a smile! Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Kellie B
Derby, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of Veggie choice compared to other places in The Gambia. Only complaint was two drunk men in the Restaurant who I am ashamed to say English, but staff dealt with them reasonably well considering. Music at a good reasonable volume, service fast and very good.

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Thank mattvwt25
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our 1st time in Gambia and this was our 1st Port of call to eat. The staff were great and couldn't do enough for us. Food was excellent and service was quick, big thanks to the waiter who connected my phone to there free WiFi. We will see you all again very soon.

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Thank Susan H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come for Christmas to visit family and friend and on that note I went to senegambia as usual.we have made a booking at darboes for turkey dinner which was absolutely excellent as well as the service.am advising everyone to try that place because you will never be disappointed.the waiters and Mr darboe himself is a great host and with... More 

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Thank Bakary B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated New Years Eve in Darboes and found the atmosphere to be electric, the owner and staff were very attentive and ensured everyone was having a great time. There was live entertainment and the food was excellent. We had cocktails which were very tasty and the beers were ice cold. What a party to start the New Year!

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Thank claireglasg0w
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here once on our trip,the food was nice,but waited an hour for our evening meal.cocktails very pricey and not too nice.overall fairly good but better places to dine on the strip

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Thank toetogo
london uk
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there for evening meal, and was confused about something on the menu, the young fella didn't seem to want to explain it, but called him a 2nd time to explain the difference between 2 dishes which were called different things but had the same ingrednce, so tried chicken yassa ? couldn't actually see much of what was on the... More 

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Thank jackiLondonUk
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice restaurant serving traditional Gambian dishes. Friendly staff dressed smartly in colourful waistcoats reflecting the colours of the Gambian flag. Food was okay but nothing exceptional.

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Thank Jerry L
County Durham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with friends during our stay in Gambia - the drinks were average priced and served cocktails which were expensive and you couldn't taste alcohol so disappointing. The food was average at best and very overpriced we had beers 1 cocktail 1 small house wine 4 main courses bill was almost 4.000 D which in Gambian standards... More 

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2 Thank sharronmctearnen
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Darboe's is the best place to go if you like good food and fun. My husband and I visit this restaurant with pleasure.The owner is working hard to make every gast happy and feel good.The staff is friendly and live entertainment makes this place the place to be.

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Lamin D, Eigenaar at Darboe's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer,The Management and staff are hereby wishing you a happy new year,and we really appreciate your true and honest reviewed about us. We will there work hard always to make sure everyone else leaves happily. We hope to welcome you again in future. Thank you. Bless you More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 781 6814

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