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“Good food delivered by roller-blading waitresses”

Le Gigot a la ficelle
Ranked #48 of 115 Restaurants in Ouagadougou
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 17, 2011

Don't miss the Gigot a la Ficelle ("Leg of lamb on a string") for a nice meal and a fun time. The restaurant is near the river, ther'es a pleasant open garden and bar; you are greeted by statuesque and charming women on roller blades who glide around serving a full menu that includes pizzas, all kinds of meat and fish and the usual range of beer, wine and spirits. The specialty legs of lamb hang from a string roasting beside a blazing log hearth. This takes a long time to prepare and you can order in advace by phone (in French). One whole leg is not too much for one person, and the meat is on the stringy side but very tasty, and the accompanying veggies are good (try the manioc). There's a juggling and acrobatics show starting at around 8:45 PM but the rollerblading ladies alone make this a "vaut le voyage".

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