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Villa Soudan

Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
+223 20 22 88 46
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good53%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
16 Apr 2017
“A ringside seat on the River Niger ”
7 Aug 2016
“Small site and average African food”
Restaurant Hours
African, European
$$ - $$$
Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Forgot the order so it got one hour to eat a brochette, nice sounds of frogs coming from the pool. Merci et au revoir

Thank a d
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The only thing as good as the views and location was the brochettes capitane. Service is just as good making this a worthwhile visit.

Thank Gabriel9431
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It was raining all day today (Sunday) so we skipped going to this riverside restaurant until dinner time. I was surprised at how small the seating area inside the restaurant is. There are actually 2 seating areas - one outside near the swimming pool and...More

Thank TomTerrific51
Reviewed 13 July 2016

had a dinner there, but the service was lousy, the food was rather basic ( overcooked, half cold, ...)

Thank Afroptimiste
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The a la carte menu is Bamako-standard international fare - do not miss the Capitaine!! There are also weekly menus and daily specials ... we appreciated all!

Thank laurafrommiami2015
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The ambiance is great, just by the river with some great live music! The service is always professional and friendly at the same time. Food is average, not WOW but ok good! Never had a bad tasting wine there, one of the rare places in...More

Thank Oriana N
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I liked Villa Soudan because it's a calm place in Badalabougou where you can eat and drink with your lover. The food and the service was good. What we liked the most was the lights on the swimming pool and the view of the river.

Thank JohnG1990
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I went to the Villa Soudan for dinner before my flight out of Mali. It's hidden away (no signs out front), but the space inside is fantastic. We had live music starting at 7pmish. Our drinks were cold and the food was really good. The...More

1  Thank yogi126
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed in the Villa Soudan for 17 nights. The rooms are basic but very clean and functional. Great balcony view over the river Niger. The main plus points are value for money especially in this area. The staff and security exceptional. What makes this...More

Thank JTiberiusKirk
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Villa Soudan has a great location on the shore of the Niger River facing the lights of Bamako on the other side. The ambiance was great and the servers were attentive and prompt but for me the kitchen was the weak link. I ordered grilled...More

Thank 4ayes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: +223 20 22 88 46
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