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Gaya Art Cafe - The Gambia

Bertil Harding Highway | Next to the Senegambia Craft Market, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
+220 377 4022
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (21 reviews)
“cheesecake” (10 reviews)
“monkfish” (6 reviews)
African, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bertil Harding Highway | Next to the Senegambia Craft Market, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

From started to main course, I love love the food ,the place is elegant and romantic but the waiter who was serving us was just so rude ,I had to ask for Another waiter

Thank hardingmarie188
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a great place hidden away. Staff friendly and the food is lovely with a great selection to choose from.

Thank elainedawnharris
Reviewed June 22, 2018

On a friend's tip, I went to Gaya last night and my dinner was so delicious I thought about it all day and went back again tonight. It's a quick walk from the Senegambia and Kairaba hotels, making it easy to get to without a...More

Thank Etoile983
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Lovely international restaurant with beautiful eclectic decor. Good food recommend the mousaka and puddings

Thank Yvette L
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I was too busy taking in the beautiful cafe.. with all sorts of interesting art and ordered some lemon grass drink I believe which tasted great! But the food was fresh and tasted really nice ... we had all sorts fish, shrimps in some sauce....More

Thank zonalagos
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We ate here during our last visit to Gambia 4 years ago and so enjoyed it we wanted to return. It was not the same, rather disappointing.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Top Indian food all the normal food available and done well the only thing I found is for gambia it’s a bit pricey infact the most I payed for a meal , although it is good

Thank micky s
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Eat here one Saturday night and the restaurant was fairly busy. Despite this the service was good and the food was very nice. First time visitor to this restaurant and would definitely go back again.

Thank Tricky D
Reviewed March 25, 2018

I love Gaya coffee shop, but I am not really a lover of their coffee. Its too strong and bitter but saying that the staff are lovely and welcoming and they have great internet. There cheese cake with butterscott sauce makes up for the coffee....More

Thank Helensonia
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Went for a lunchtime meal. The waiters were very attentive and professional 🙂Food was lovely and tasty . Reasonably priced . Nice place,food and staff

Thank Dawnlovesholsx
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February 16, 2017|
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Response from GayaArtCafe | Property representative |
Hello, we are closed on Sundays, but opened every other evening. Thank you for enquiring
Darren R
November 9, 2016|
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Response from GayaArtCafe | Property representative |
Turn right at the top of the Senegambia strip. 50 meters on the right after the craft market. Can't miss it, beautiful trees with large lamps hanging in them at the front and you will see the sign.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bertil Harding Highway | Next to the Senegambia Craft Market, Kololi, Serekunda, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Serekunda  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 377 4022
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of the bustling ''Senegambia'' part of Kololi, yet nicely tucked away from all the hustle and bustle, is a chilled, mellow place where you are assured of having one of the finest dining experiences in The Gambia, and meeting an interesting and sophisticated crowd.Our fresh tempting menu, draws on flavours from the Mediterranean, Latin America and Asia, and not forgetting our vegetarian friends, a delightful variety of tasty organic dishes.Our bar, an exciting mix of traditional and modern cocktails, delicious world wines, and a heavenly variety of coffee beans to choose from, all set within a gallery of exquisite African art, contemporary decor pieces, and jewellery on display for sale.Gaya Art Cafe is chic but comfortable, stylish but relaxed, and buzzy but not loud. Whether it’s for lunch or dinner, or just lounging on our terrace with a luscious cocktail, or simply having a great shopping experience, there is something for everyone, and much more in between.The place to see, and be seen. Come and enjoy the alluring and intimate ambience of Gaya Art Cafe.Hope to see you soon !
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