We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Kunta Kinteh Beach Bar and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Palma Rima Rd | Kotu Beach, Kotu, Gambia
+220 990 1283
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

304 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 236: English reviews
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to stop for a snack and beer whilst walking up the beach. Menu looked god for dinner too. Friendly staff.

Helpful?
Thank Greek412
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

However my concern was the 'bumsters' who hang out in front of it. Bearing in mind the 100m of dark path back to Kotu on an evening I wasn't impressed when one of them asked how much my camera was worth. Answer a couple of thousand including the cash on me. Needless to say I henceforth only used it on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Blankspacefiller74
Bordeaux, France
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Salads very good, as is the steak sandwich. Nice seating area under a canopy very nicely decorated. Good value

Helpful?
Thank sausages1757
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first stayed at the Kunta Kinteh bungalows in November 2016, and returned again for my February break. These lovely little two bedroom detached bungalows are very well priced considering how much you get included. Air conditioning is the only extra cost due to the expensive electricity in Gambia. The air conditioning will be £35 for each room from November... More 

Helpful?
Thank GeminiGuy1981
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We spent the day here on our last day before being flown home. It was always busy which we took as a good sign. The beach boys set us up with sun beds and were great. We went up for lunch about half an hour before we wanted to eat because the restaurant was quite busy. This was about 1.30... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hilsearanger
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were frequent visitors to this bar on our last visit to the Gambia as it is run as a bit of a collective so we thought it would be good to offer our support, sadly to food let itself down this year, a forty minute wait for a tuna salad seemed way to long since the place was quiet... More 

Helpful?
Thank wendydickson69
Cornwall UK
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

lovely food, amiable staff, easy to sit and eat and relax.on the beach so good for daytime snacks or evening meals

Helpful?
Thank Jaine K
England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We ate here 4 times while we were staying at the Palm Beach and each time we had a problem. One of us had the Gambian fish which he said was fantastic and others enjoyed their steaks though the 2 pizzas were burnt. I had macaroni cheese 2 nights running and it was barely warm. One of us had burger... More 

Helpful?
Thank JynxTorquilla
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

great friendly place good food great staff sunday is barbeque night which is well worth a try . kunta kinteh is on the beautiful beach and could not be in a better place.to eat and drink

Helpful?
Thank paulinebeaumont20
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Was recommended to try this place so unfortunately we did Food was not good but the service was even worse. Very long wait and the restaurant was not even busy. Staff were sullen and unsmiling. We waited 40 minutes for the bill which only arrived after we pretended to walk away. Word of Advice....go next door to John Raymonds. Great... More 

Helpful?
Thank pingurulesok

Travellers who viewed Kunta Kinteh Beach Bar and Restaurant also viewed

 
Kotu, Banjul Division
Kotu, Banjul Division
 

Been to Kunta Kinteh Beach Bar and Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palma Rima Rd | Kotu Beach, Kotu, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
  • Phone Number: +220 990 1283
Description
next door to the palm beach hotel in kotu the gambia

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kunta Kinteh Beach Bar and Restaurant and other visitors
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Kunta Kinteh Beach Bar and Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?