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John Raymond's Bar & Restaurant

Kotu, Gambia
+220 773 9433
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic shrimp” (2 reviews)
“beach bar” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Kotu, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Been visiting for years all just chilled good fun, get and try this place quick its been here longer than the others and unfortunately it looks like the big boys are muscling them off the beach , that will be the end of a piece...More

Thank petermatthews999
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location on beach great for a cool beer and a lovely lunch 🥗 very friendly great food clean 😊☀️

Thank 169gillc
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Laidback beach bar but with an excellent menu that really surprises visitors with the choice and quality Just a great place to sit watch the sea and enjoy the hospitality. Always visit and I'm always impressed On the occasion I visited 2 people I'd recommended...More

1  Thank glenfarclasluva
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Very well situated on Kotu Beach. More of a daytime venue with the exception of the Wednesday Barbeque Evening. Reasonable food at prices that are hard to better. Free use of sunbeds if you are buying food or drink at the restaurant. One word of...More

Thank jenandrich
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the palm Beach for 2 weeks and called in here for a people watching drink on our first day , we ended up coming here on every beach day we had. The staff are fabulous, the food is the best we ate...More

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We spoke to Dominic from the horse riding on the beach and he recommended this restaurant for the bbq on the weds night. He came over and picked us from the hotel and chatted with us. The waitress was great with the drinks and the...More

1  Thank Mreasygoing101
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant fantastic location on beach so very friendly go the extra mile for you clean prices good x🇬🇲😍

Thank 169gillc
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We went here in the evening on the basis of reviews on here. It was very quiet which should have alerted us. We had chicken domada (horrible, tasted burnt/gone off) & fish yassa (better but not as nice as other places). The worst thing was...More

Thank sarall0yd
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Went there for the BBQ evening on Wednesday and we had a really lovely time . Came back on the Friday night and had a very enjoyable meal fish yassa . We were one of 2 couples there so I'm thinking it's more of a...More

Thank hilde503
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Having just got home from a trip with girlfriends I had to review this place! We went here almost every day for lunch and dinner and didn't even scratch the surface of the extensive menu, it's amazing, coconut prawns, yasa, fried rice, garlic shrimp....Mmmmm the...More

Thank katiebear6421
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kotu, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
  • Phone Number: +220 773 9433
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