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Palm Tree Bar & Restaurant

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Opposite Mansea Hotel, Kololi, Gambia
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Incredibly bad! I have been visiting Gambia for many years, I have stayed in the Mansea Beach hotel, I was passing and called in for a drink, I looked at the food menu, paid for the drinks and put the change in my pocket. I was immediately verbally attacked by a tall Gambian who was behind the bar, who started... More 

Thank David C
Boston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We ate here with local friends several times and the food is very good and the owner English. He was very helpful with local knowledge and sharing his wifi. Staff courteous and pleaseant. Recommended. Its situated on way to the beach so handy for a beer or two en-route

1 Thank Lesley M
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Nice atmosphere lovely setting in gardens ,friendly staff and locals . and good karaoke .will be returning next year

Thank DurhamRader
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I have just come back from Gambia, I have been going yo Palm Tree for three years. Friendly and clean place. Hank will always meet your needs. I love the place and the locals do also which is something to be said. Taxi drivers are very friendly. Cobra who is very trustworthy will look after you, he is polite and... More 

3 Thank sally c
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Have been going to the Palm Tree for several years and have always found the service attentive and efficient. Food is always well cooked and carefully prepared with attention to hygiene. Chicken, bacon cheese melt is becoming a favourite with discerning customers. Proper fish and chips is another mouth watering meal to enjoy Deserves 5 stars

1 Thank Julian B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Just came back from Gambia few days ago and stayed in this lodge for twelve nights. The staff were very polite, helpful and the drinks are cheap. They have good food and I eat in almost everyday. The owner Hank was very helpful and friendly and made my stay pleasurable. As pointed out in earlier review in trip advisor, yes... More 

Thank eddiedaviesnet
great britain
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

opposite the mansea beach hotel, good bar to have a cheap drink not too crowded good music, if you dont want to listen to loud music sit out front. The food is good check out the butter fish and curries. buy the large house shorts and see how cheap they are you will be supprised. dont be put off try... More 

Thank paully1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 January 2013

My daughter and myself stayed at the mansea hotel two years ago, we're we went to the pal tree restaurant everyday really good food brill price for food and drink the owner hank made us feel really welcome will be going back there to stay in one of there apartments in a few weeks really good place

Thank Marie H
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Great Indian food very tasty and great value. Give it a go its on the strip. The Indian lady boss is from Indian but from the Asian centre of Leicester. Good all round menu with daily specials

Thank DaveG11
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

was windy and restaurant cold as open to sea breeze anyway,better place to go on still evenings,food ok,service average in time and quality.

Thank Kaz N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, African, Bar, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Mansea Hotel, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
Local African / Italian / English restaurant run by an English man opposite Mansea Hotel.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?