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Barista Beach

$$ - $$$
Palma Ring Road, Kotu, Gambia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“bars” (4 reviews)
“chill” (2 reviews)
“beds” (4 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Palma Ring Road, Kotu, Gambia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered up to Kuta from Kololi.. passing many beach boys trying to get you into their bars, we backtracked to Barista as we were promised sun beds hassle free & that’s exactly what we got. We now walk up most days as it’s the best...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kaz_Trev
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice place good sunbeds but staff can better lomg waiting for food But i hope that it is changing in an even more better place .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Plugje E
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank G3220GQ_
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Nightowl0808
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
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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