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African Queen Restaurant

Senegambia hotel strip | Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
+220 756 9236
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“butterfish” (11 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Senegambia hotel strip | Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good food and really nice people. The staff is doing a good job! The baked fish, tiger prawns and shrimps with garlic sauce was amazing! We have been to nr 1 once and nr 2 three times. Definitly recommend this place!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lisan v
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is situated in the centre of the Strip and we chose this one because it was very busy, always a good sign. Service is good and the food is not expensive. We both started with soup, I chose tomato and thought it o.k,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate the local dishes and asked the cook to make it spicy. This was no problem. Food tasted great! Super friendly staff that makes a great effort to make you feel comfortable. Thumbs up for smiling Chris ;)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neenka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First ever visit great menu choice something for everyone I tried the Gambian specialty chicken with a peanut sauce was gorgeous the rest of our party all had different meal options and all were very good Didn’t have to wait long for food to be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to this restaurant for the Chicken Yassa which once again very good. Situated right on the strip it’s a great people watching spot. The staff are friendly & attentive. It is always busy in here yet doesn’t feel over crowded. Cost £22 for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bella8891
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, good selection of local dishes and friendly staff. Reasonable prices with good service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here, finally got a chance to taste some proper Gambian food and wow it was worth the wait. The staff were also very warm and friendly. When we are next in Gambia number 1 on our list will be African Queen....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting 20 minutes for our starter we then had a further 35minutes for the main course during this time we were entertained by the police coming to arrest one of the waiters ( don't know what for ) the food was very bland and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jan S
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Great place to sit and “people watch”... The, “doorman” and staff are all extremely well chosen and the food is good. It isn’t the place for a romantic meal but I admire the overal management. Oh, great, “eye candy”, ha!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lynfarrar
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Can anybody help, we have been going here for many years and do you know if they take debit or credit cards

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 863bill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia hotel strip | Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Serekunda  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 756 9236
  • E-mail
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