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Good, fresh fish

Down Beach is south of the harbour of Limbe, seperated from the harbour by a small cape. It... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Rudolf W
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Forchheim, Germany
Limbe Down Beach

The beach is good but dirty due to the deposit brought by sea waves. The Limbe City Council or the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
FIECHOP
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19 Oct 2017
“Good, fresh fish”
14 Aug 2017
“Limbe Down Beach”
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Down Beach is south of the harbour of Limbe, seperated from the harbour by a small cape. It consists of dozens of small huts, in every one stands a Mama and the daughters, while the boys are out fishing. Everywhere they sell roasted fish, which...More

1  Thank Rudolf W
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The beach is good but dirty due to the deposit brought by sea waves. The Limbe City Council or the power that be should do something.

1  Thank FIECHOP
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We went there 4 of us looking for a quiet place to seat down and enjoy our traditional “poisson braise” which is roasted fish. Arriving at down beach, we choose to go there because it was less stress to be surrounding by +5 guys trying...More

2  Thank Clotaire N
Reviewed February 24, 2017

The sand at the beach is like dark chocolate because of the volcanic soil in the region, which makes for a different experience. The food is really good, and you can eat fresh fish (any kind... I think Cameroonian fish is some of the best...More

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Great beach...although stoney. The beach is black not so clean. Could be better. There are areas on the beach for dining.

Thank Emikah M
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Fresh fish (and crab and shrimp and octopus), grilled in front of you with delicious spices and sauces. Accompanied by miondos and plantains, and eaten with your fingers. Washed down with an Export 33 yards from the sea. Life is good at Down Beach!

Thank Doppler9
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a great afternoon looking at the beach and eating some local fish and gambas! There was a little mob mentality at first but we were able to get on with our lunch. Service for food was incredibly slow BUT the scenery was Super!

Thank Alison G
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Almost at Limbe town centre, no matter what time, we liked hanging round at Down Beach, watching the white horses on the black beach, the fisher men, eating fish, jogging round with the kids. For some hundred meters, there is even a promenade between street...More

Thank andreaskahler
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Beach in middle of town. Not too clean. God fish restaurants around, busy and you see oil drilling plants just in front

Thank Splixa
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

The place is very touristy for Cameroon and the people at the restaurants try to exploit this. Our bill of the restaurant had to be changed 4 times (including a lot of discussion) till it was correct. There are certainly better places to eat.

Thank Stromgitarrero
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