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Road to Badala Park Hotel | beside Badala Park Hotel, Kotu, Gambia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Road to Badala Park Hotel | beside Badala Park Hotel, Kotu, Gambia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for the special offer. Food not available but not told until the rest of us had been served. Sent jacket potatoes back twice as not cooked but still no good! Lesson to be learnt don't promise what you can't deliver, great potential as lovely...More

Thank dogrosie777
sharon g, Owner at JD's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feed back and im sorry your food was not as i would expect it to be served, we will endevor to do better with each new day 😊

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat in lovely gardens nice food good choice on menu staff very friendly not expensive large meals clean in side and Loo's 🍷🍹🍻🍸

Thank gill c
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Also called in just before the Thomas Cook/Boris Johnson shut down, it was getting difficult to get a taxi or find anyone open with food by then. The menu was limited, the management were apologetic, but what we ordered was good, stayed and had a...More

Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Pleasant staff and just nice to relax and soak up some sun. Food ok good varied menu and not expensive. drinks again very varied but nice cold beer goes down well.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We were invited in to this restaurant from off the street one evening and it looked OK. The menu was nothing special so I just ordered steak and my husband ordered what I think was their version of hunters chicken. We noticed the building in...More

Thank AnnieBee303
sharon g, Owner at JD's, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

I am so terribly sorry your experience at jds was not to your or our expectation, we can guarantee you as you can tell by all our other reviews this is an experience few and far between. Jds has not changed hands or have new...More

Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for a meal or just drinks ...staff are friendly but do not hassle you so you can chill and relax which is a refreshing change in Gambia.

Thank jenetteShropshire
Reviewed December 8, 2016

In January/February this year we stayed in Kotu for 28 nights for our fifth trip to The Gambia. We visited several eating places as usual, but very quickly came to the conclusion JD's was by far the best. Our friends who arrived during our stay,...More

Thank Tw0Travellers
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We found this lovely restaurant by accident. I had never heard of it and it's situated in a quiet setting in a road where you do not expect to find a restaurant. We had made the biggest mistake of the year by booking a 'cheap...More

1  Thank alicechalloner
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Best food around staff so friendly..good prices compaired to.other places music played good lots nice things on menu

Thank donna w
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Place set in gardens and nice large area. Very good and friendly service. The Lady Fish and Captains Fish was lovely. Nice location and walking distance from beach hotel. Good beer and soft drinks. Well worth a visit although it doesn't look that good from...More

Thank DavidNormanS
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Susan C
January 1, 2017|
Response from jenetteShropshire | Reviewed this property |
They have now opened and will still be open in Feb
November 2, 2016|
Response from sharon g | Property representative |
HI yes it is, just after badala park, we will be opening late november hopefuly see you then sharon x
October 5, 2016|
Response from sharon g | Property representative |
Hi this is sharon the owner, we are closed at the moment for.rennovation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road to Badala Park Hotel | beside Badala Park Hotel, Kotu, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
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