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Samba's Kitchen

Palma Rima Road, Kotu GM, Gambia
+220 988 4620
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
African, Bar, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Palma Rima Road, Kotu GM, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed June 21, 2018

My friend and I visited for dinner one evening and the restaurant was empty. I ordered shnitzel and wedges. To cut a long story short, I discovered cockroaches in the wedges. When I drew this to the attention of the waiter he asked me if...More

Thank alan h
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I have been coming here for a number of years as I stay at Riyan Apartments every Jan/Feb for my birthday. Love the fact that as I am a lone female, I am made to feel welcome. If I get any hassle from men the...More

Thank turkeylover_8
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Was very dissapointed with our meals we have eaten here many time over the last 3 years and this was the worst ever we went on our first day of our holiday i had chicken which was very dry & tough , hubby had schnitzel...More

Thank liz r
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Not as good as it has been on previous visits... I ordered lady fish but it arrived and was tough ... I questioned whether it was actually a different fish but was told it was a large fish and my piece came from a larger...More

1  Thank Giraffe99Jackie
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Expensive and poor quality. Fish tough and wedges burnt. Party of 10 all experienced same whatever they ordered. Samba needs to get back in the kitchen!

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed March 23, 2018

The owner and staff very engaging and quality service with a smile always. There is a separate room at the back where you sit relax and the football.

Thank D Scorpion M
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Wandered in on a Sunday afternoon without a booking and managed to get a table. The roast meat portions ( pork, ham, chicken and beef) were very generous together with fresh cooked vegetables, sweet potatoes and potatoes. A dessert can be rustled up for this...More

Thank Kufunda
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Slipped in late basically to see a new band. Still running perfect even mid-March when most staff are suffering battle fatigue and waiting to get home for Ramadam. Very good band as ever. Had supper snacks basically made up at our request. For me prawn...More

Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Had meals snacks and breakfast mixed grill excellent all food was perfect only sausage at breakfast was black in side but tasted good staff very friendly would recommend and will be back next holiday Sunday lunch is a must to try herd so many people...More

Thank Lauracorrinne
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been meaning to try here for ages. My husband and I came on our anniversary for a meal. Oh my days it was amazing. Excellent cooking of pork and steak. Lovely fish and the sauces are cracking too. I took my parents there later...More

Thank GambiaDreaming
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Trip advisor wont let me send you his email.. try phoning him on whats app... gambia code then 9884628
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palma Rima Road, Kotu GM, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
  • Phone Number: +220 988 4620
  • E-mail
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