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Papillon Restaurant & Bar

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Bertil Harding Highway, Kololi, Gambia
+220 743 9269
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Dakar, Senegal
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

The german owner was trying hard, but finally she had to give up. She had put so much effort in the decoration and design of the place. Just that competition in this area was too high. There is a new place opened at the same spot which started November 2015.

Thank aprox
Kampala, Uganda
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

The food was excellent when it arrived but it did not arrive for almost one hour. The staff are friendly.

Thank Bill C
Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

Being quite close to the Senegambia Strip we were unsure about trying this restaurant, as we thought it might be a little too 'touristy' for us. We were very pleasantly surprised! The setting of the outside area is very pretty, the service was excellent and the food was delicious. We tried a Thai starter which was surprisingly very good indeed.... More 

Thank UncoverTravel
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

They do a very reasonable fish and chip dish as a special on a Friday. Food is lovely and well presented, good value for money. Staff friendly and helpful. Owner happy to hear any feedback.

Thank Jo G
Tettnang, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Very good food, very clean, like in Germany. I am German too. Next winter I will stay there again and again, promised !

Thank Thomas E
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

As the title says, this is off the strip, about a 2 minute walk from the top of the strip to the right. However, the food and service is great and the decor very nicely put together to provide a welcoming and professional atmosphere. Highly recommended.

1 Thank cheeseboyUk
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

Good Food and choice nice surroundings pleasant staff best steak in town. and portion size worth the sort walk from the strip.

Thank Rose_john2014
Louth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Lovely clean restaurant with a nice ambience, just off the strip on the main highway. We had the Thai fish cakes and spring rolls and they were the best starters we had all holiday and well priced. Main dish was okay, but next time would go for the Thai curry.

Thank Deano1963
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

Limited menu but the food tasted good. Decor and ambience pleasing. Service was good and prices reasonable.Worth a visit.

Thank jcguido
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

A very pleasant and tastefully decorated restaurant with plenty of room between each of the tables.From the moment we entered the restaurant we were impressed with the very attentive and professional waiting staff who went out of their way to be helpful. The three of us each had a different meal Mixed Grill , Butterfly fish and Fillet Steak with... More 

Thank VanT944

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
International, European, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bertil Harding Highway, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 743 9269
In our restaurant you will find german, european, african and thai dishes.We pay attention in using the relevant spices for an authentic taste of the meals. With that, we want to remind you, to care for the hotness of the menu. Our friendly staff will assist you in any question concerning our meals. Particular changes in preparing your food, will be considered.Our serviceDaily changing "Lunch special" from 12:00 - 16:00 for D150.Happy hour from 12:00 - 16:00 Julbrew D 30 Softdrinks D 20You can order all meals for take away.Also you can join our catering service, if you decide another location for our menu.Most likely we welcome you inside our Restaurant and wish you a pleasant stay.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?