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Barista Beach

$$ - $$$
Palma Ring Road, Kotu, Gambia
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“shade” (2 reviews)
“bars” (4 reviews)
“beach” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Palma Ring Road, Kotu, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic bar to chill friends always will return every visit food lovely clean all round beach brill and staff good

Thank Steve G
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, nice food and drink. Especially very clean and excellent hospitality. Spa full body massage was really nice. She used bamboo oil for me and it's really good. I bought bamboo oil from the shop and also some other things. Very good price...More

Thank 純子 浅
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We used this bar frequently for a coffee after our morning walk, very clean facilities and friendly staff. Used the sunbeds on a couple of occasions - nice peaceful spot.

Thank WishfulThinkinAQ
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

This place looks beautiful. Sun loungers were comfy, service was slack. :( Internet was down all day which was annoying as I wanted to send a few work emails. Drinks are better value at other beach bars

Thank Paulito86
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Definately quieter here than some other beach bars and sun beds were the comfiest we found. Lacked any real atmosphere though and service wasn’t great. Very slow to bring drinks and change. We didn’t eat here and it is spoilt by a long walk from...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed January 20, 2018

some of the previous reviews surprise me, we found this actually very reasonably priced, Hassan is good company and spent time with us each visit, the beds are fantastic, thick mattresses and free to use unlike some countries

Thank DavidH4542
Reviewed January 17, 2018

If you are staying at the Kombobeach Hotel or nearby this is the place to go for lunch/dinner. Inexpensive, good food and nice people. It seems to be run by Gambians and is definitely not a corporate entity masquerading as local. A Julbrew and then...More

Thank antandmal
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Interior, care and attention, staff attitude, definitely not what it was early 2017 and really no sign off management about the day of our visit, no one there and still charging very non competative prices.

Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed December 30, 2017

We made an effort to visit the bar only to find it dirty in fact disgusting and left before anyone came to take an order ~ Thank Goodness

Thank toby1952
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The place was empty, broken sunbeds and soft drinks far more expensive than the other tourist places. IE. local shops 17 D Kunta Kinte 35 D Barista 50D Plus conveniently had no change.

2  Thank Blondie200053
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palma Ring Road, Kotu, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
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