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Darboe's Restaurant

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Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
+220 781 6814
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

as always a fab place to eat and drink lots of food choices - something for everyone - and never had a bad meal yet - my favourite is the Afra - although you could spend a month in the Gambia and still not sample everything on the menu Lamin - always happy and makes you feel welcome - and... More 

Thank amber264
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food 😊Above everage. But at one time we sat there. The resaurant where full but no one ate because they havent got no food. Real nice but slow service

Thank Stig E
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here for a lunch. I had the chicken afra, which is basically chicken stew oven baked in foil with onion, mustard & spices. The dish was tasty and the amount of meat was a decent portion. Service was friendly. Prices were a shade higher than comparable restaurants on the strip. The map location on tripadvisor is incorrect, its... More 

Thank Martyn S
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My food was average but only had chicken noodles ,the menu seemed more expensive then a lot of other restaurants but entertainment was very good and the staff very nice.

Thank Jane J
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from gambia. And i must say darboes is still the best food in the gambia. ..it's amazing and friendly .it is a must if your in the Gambia

Thank Jolene B
Romford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Darboes it's well worth a visit. The food is fantastic. I loved the yassa, great to try the local food, but there is a good choice and something for everyone. The service is great. Darboe himself is there checking everyone is having a good time and everything is to your satisfaction. What a great guy and a true gent. There... More 

Thank Dolster7
Denver, Colorado
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343 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of the better ones catering to the tourist trade. Prices are a little high, but you must expect that in the tourist district. The food is pretty authentic as is the service (i.e. slow). Chicken and fish dishes are the best choices but you can be adventuresome with other dishes. The beer is cold and sometimes... More 

Thank Doug K
Swindon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly place with free wi-fi and a good menu. Various specials with Gambian food on offer plus lots of fish .

Thank 111avril
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Sunday roast in Gambia , staff and darboe always makes you feel welcome goes that extra mile , can't fault anything at all

Thank Julie C
Stafford, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try here as we wanted to go to an authentic Gambian restaurant and it didn't disappoint. We loved the food and it came very quick - quite unusual for African time ;) Both of our meals were delicious, the chicken yassa and the fish in pineapple curry sauce, and good portion sizes. The drinks were nice too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Seafood, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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?