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Butcher's Shop

Kairaba Avenue, Fajara, Gambia
+220 449 5069
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
International, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kairaba Avenue, Fajara, Gambia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited twice for evening meals while in Kotu plus walked there once for lunch. Really good menu and attentive staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank uktiger
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were a party 7 and from start to finish the staff were amazing .The atmosphere is very quiet with nice background music.The menu has great chices and they also have a specials board .One of my favourite places to eat ,bit more expensive but...More

Thank 45shas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t care how many times I visit Gambia I have to stop here to have a few meals! The food is high end quality and the service exceptional. My fiancé and I always can count on the best romantic night out when we choose...More

Thank d_seekingtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was really nice and the service good. Price was reasonable too. I had beef and my husband chicken, both were really well prepared. Definitely one to visit.

Thank PRprofessional
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Butchers shop with family who had been before and we were not disappointed. We got a taxi there which waited for us while we ate (very cheap taxi) The restaurant is very clean and well presented with a great selection on the...More

Thank garyb7070
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Gambia every year and at last we tried the Butchers shop. The food was excellent,the staff,the surrounding and we all thought it was our favourite restaurant during our stay at cape point.

Thank jugs72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good restaurant in a light and bright setting. Very varied menu and our choices were delicious.

Thank JEtravel
Reviewed February 9, 2018

My wife and I are regular visitors to the Gambia and visit the Butchers Shop at least twice on each occasion. Food, staff, ambience and management are all first class. Highly recommend to anyone who wants a good night out.

Thank John T
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Loved the food at this restaurant it was really well presented and tasty, you could never pay so little for such quality in the UK

Thank happyholsWirral
Reviewed February 6, 2018

From the very extensive menu we chose fresh Tiger prawns as the main course.... to go with the prawns we chose a Chablis from the extensive wine list. In a nutshell, everything was world class. This restaurant has improved beyond belief since last year! Well...More

Thank Mark M
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Questions & Answers
December 27, 2017|
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Response from Clare Y | Reviewed this property |
No dress code-all very relaxed
April 1, 2016|
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Response from Cherry T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just got back from Gambia today. All restaurants fall over themselves to accommodate your needs . Its a matter of survival.
February 27, 2016|
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Response from simmo999regt | Reviewed this property |
The Butchers shop is in Bakau which is a400 gmd tourist taxi fare for him to wait for you. Alternatively, you Coul walk to the X roads and get a 50 gmd fare.! Approximately 3 miles. It's near the British embassy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kairaba Avenue, Fajara, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Fajara
  • Phone Number: +220 449 5069
  • E-mail
Quality international restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and catering services, with a classic contemporary menu drawing flavors from all around the world. Come and enjoy our renowned food, accompanied by a relaxed, charming and sensual ambiance. GCCI 2011 RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR WINNER.
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