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Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking)

Opens in 9 min: 09:00 - 14:00
Open today: 09:00 - 14:00
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Delicious food and great company

Our day with Ida was wonderful and I couldn't recommend it more highly. Firstly she takes you to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abi W
An amazing day

Was keen to do this activity as soon as I read about it in the airplane magazine and it did not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen M
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Our most popular day starts with a trip to a local market to buy the very best, fresh produce and then we head back to Ida's compound to prepare, cook and eat what we have made with like minded, social people. Have a look at our reviews to see what...more
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Coastal Road | Brufut, Tanji, Gambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day with Ida was wonderful and I couldn't recommend it more highly. Firstly she takes you to Tanji Fishing Village to buy the ingredients for the days meal at the market. All the fish is freshly caught (you literally see them taking it off...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Abi W
851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was keen to do this activity as soon as I read about it in the airplane magazine and it did not disappoint. A day full of fun, culture, education and local cooking skills in the company of a small group from our hotel and Ida...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Karen M
851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent a wonderful day with Ida. Visiting the markets and then cooking everything in her beautiful house was an experience we will never forget. Ida is truly a gifted woman and I would highly recommend the home cooking day to anyone wanting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Spannerhannah
851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Hannah

Reviewed 20 November 2018

This is a wonderful way to spend your morning. Ida picked my wife and I up from our hotel, and drove us to her home. En route Ida explained her background and how she came to create these home cooking classes. On arrival we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thank you very much. I am glad that you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Took the cooking class during a press trip to The Gambia and found it interesting and one of the best activities for tourists in the country. We met in the morning and went shopping at the fish market before we started preparing the food in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thanks s lot.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We have come across this sort of things before in the Europe main tourist cities and you will have to hunt down a contact number to make a booking.Definitely one for the children interested in African cooking and dressing up. A superb day out and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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851idac, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We booked this with our three girls (6, 7 and 8). They loved the market and going with Ida to Tanji made it more interesting than if we’d done it on our own. The market was bustling and colourful. At Ida’s we saw and experienced...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ida C, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks a lot

Reviewed 28 March 2018

A quite brilliant day out. Normally limited to 6 people, Ida collects you from your hotel and then, at her home fits you out in local costume. You then go to the amazing local fish, fruit and vegetable market. Watch the fish being landed which...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ida C, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Recommend by the rep in our hotel, this was an experience that will stay with us for the rest of our lives. Thank you to Ida for welcoming us into her home, educating us about (some) local customs and practices, taking us to a unique...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ida C, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you very much

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Ida is the perfect host and cook! She knows a lot about Gambia and food and you shouldn’t miss this experience from Market to dine in her house! Incredible experience!!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ida C, Owner at Ida's Home Cooking (Yabouy Home Cooking), responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Oh! Thanks Clara and Luca

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Hello, probably a bit late for you; we booked through our hotel and they provided the transport as part of the package. If you search on facebook there's a page - check that out for contact details
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