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Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited darboes every year we are on holiday in Gambia .it is nice restaurant with good and also nice music back ground.the manager Mr darboe also look after his customers by going around to check on his customers weather every thing is ok. He also sing for his customers to make them feel home from home.thank you Mr darboes... More 

Thank Bakary B
Carlops, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had been recommended for food. We were passing after a day out and thought we would stop for a daring and check out the menu. There was a black board outside offering Julbrew bears at D30 a bottle during happy hour which we were within. We had 4 bears and were charged D200. When challenged we were told... More 

Thank TheMurraysMacbiehill
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We love this restaurant the owner is fabulous so friendly, staff gorgeous and lovely food amazing and they sell Prosecco !!! xxx

Thank 770smb
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant and eat here most nights we are in Gambia we get a taxi to the restaurant every night, the food is always lovely and the staff friendly nothing is any trouble, excellent choice on the menu

Thank 227059emma
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

i have been going to the Gambia twice a year for the last 3 years and we came across Darboes on our first visit, we were made very welcome, the food was great, especially the domoda, Darboe himself is a very nice guy, interacting with all his customers, hes quite a character and he also entertains his guests by singing... More 

Thank shandy34
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Could not ask for better service the staff are super polite and go out of their way to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable time at Darboes, the food is nice and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming with a great selection of food and drinks and the evening entertainment is great. I cannot say enough how much Darboe... More 

Thank MizzKamara
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Darboes is a nice place to eat good food I had breakfast every morning nothing is to much trouble for the staff. I've been going to The Gambia since 2004 and always get breakfast at darboes I will be back again in november.

Thank Kenneth J
Altadena CA, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a Gambian-owned local place with good food, music in the evening, and wifi--the perfect place to relax and wind down. Many paces on the "strip" are loud and crowed. This is not: it is more relaxing and enjoyable than some of its competitors. Go and support Gambia!

Thank mtd330
Yardley Gobion, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed having a few meals here and listening to the music after 9pm. The owner is Gambian and it's the only Gambian owned restaurant. You get free WiFi here and the owner will often tell the waiters to give you a drink on the house just for spending some time and money in his restaurant.

Thank Kevan A
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Lovely food A good selection of dishes on the menu but I can defiantly recommend the surf and turf Live music later in the evening make this a very nice place to end the day

Thank buster_bv77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
African, Seafood, European, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
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: 002207816814

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