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Darboe's Restaurant

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Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
+220 781 6814
08:00 - 02:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the live entertainment in here. The guys had great voices! and the guys playing the instruments were amazing too. Darboe was a lovely chap, even gave me and my boyfriend a DVD and cd for my car with some of the songs they perform on. They have a great selection of drinks, but sadly I didn't get to eat... More 

Thank Kaykbabes94
Somerset, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of food with cheap prices as for Darboe well he's a character, gentleman and great ambassador for the country! This is what Gambian owned restaurants should be like If they have live music when you visit you might catch him singing and yes he's got the moves to go with it. It's a must visit, there are several... More 

Thank Burbig
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just came by from holiday again Darboes i restaurant was really my favourite place among the whole restaurants in senegambia. The food,service and the great life band entertainment that the band gives is another bonus to the atmosphere. And Darboe himself is really a great singer and he dance so great. I also observed that he stands on his... More 

Thank Bakary B
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been travelling to Gambia for 20 years & Ali babas garden used to be the place to be, it appears that Darboes has taken over this role now Ali babas has closed! The food is delicious & every night there is a live band. The singers are amazing & we went there every night. We are all missing darboes... More 

Thank molly75
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant since 5 years ago. Darboe is a great host. restaurant is really serving very delicious food! and the People are verry nice ! And please dont miss the live band entertainment

Thank Gerrinda B
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to eat and dance. Darboe and his team work hard to make sure everything is good. The music is a mix of African pop and European with a reggae beat. The food is good but can take a while to come when they are busy but that's ok

Thank mermaidsally
Chesham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lovely Restaurant. Serving tradional Gambian Cuisine. Good waiting staff. Very nice ambience. Would recommend.

Thank tlcpooh
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Food is always good but you can get the same elsewhere much cheaper. Service was very slow. Owner very pleasant.

Thank RPGuy
Burry Port, Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We visited here for the first time after reading previous review. We enjoyed a lovely meal with great service too. Very varied menu and well worth a visit. Will definitely call again.

Thank 23MrsG_1975
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a great night at Darboes yesterday.The food was delicious en the entertainment really makes you happy..Thanks mr Darboe for your hospitality.

Thank Komijn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 781 6814

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?