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Ngala Lodge Restaurant

64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
+220 247 1107
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (5 reviews)
“butterfish” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views but food overly expensive for average food. Now to write a bit more to make 100 characters....

Thank Rupert L
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Very good food and wonderful location but a bit far away from everything. A good place to visit for a romanitic dinner but not an everyday expenditure.

Thank Yvette L
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you Yvette, we are pleased that you appreciated our quality and uniqueness.

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

All in All one of the Best in the Gambia.....allways good Food and friendly Service happy to stay in Ngala Lodge....

Thank Siegmar N
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you Siegmar, it was nice having you staying with us. We look forward to see you back.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I've eaten at this restaurant many times. This time I came with my two sons. I recommended duck breast when this dish has been my favorite for many years. The expectation was therefore great, but for the first time, it became a big disappointment. I...More

Thank Eymikk
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

I are very sorry that we disappointed you. I do hope that you will give us a chance to make it up to you.

Reviewed 3 April 2018

You can have great vegetarian and vegan food in here, they even have an own list for the vegetarian food. The yard is really nice and kept our 6 yrs old intersted until we got our food. Service is very good and there was a...More

Thank 558sannas
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed our vegetarian and vegan cuisine.

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Came here for a weekday lunch and it was very relaxing. The menu and food was top notch. Prompt attentive service. From the road the hotel looks rather small but the grounds that reach back to the beach are rather sprawling and lovely. My sister...More

Thank peggydaly
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you Peggy. We are happy that you enjoyed your lunch with us.

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very good and wide ranging menu. Great ingredients, well cooked and beautifully presented. Slightly more expensive than the local outlets but well worth the cost.

Thank JohnFSaunders
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you John, we are pleased that you enjoyed our cuisine. We look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We go to Gambia every year and we always visit Ngala lodge for dinner at least once, we had a great meal here with very good service and the views are to die for, wine is good and the value is very good for what...More

2  Thank Gaz77
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you Gaz. We are pleased that you had a good evening. We look forward to seeing you back soon.

Reviewed 17 March 2018

The hotel restaurant has an extensive menu and the food is really tasty and beautifully prepared and presented.

Thank lordandlady
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write. We are pleased that you enjoyed our style of cuisine.

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Ngala is positioned on cliffs overlooking the Atlantic. The views from the restaurant and bar are delightful. As such, lunch is probably best time or go early evening for the sunset - later and you will miss the views. The food is of a good...More

Thank Famrave
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thank you for your comments. Yes, the views over the gardens to the ocean are unique. We do not serve Gambian cuisine as it is not in keeping with our style of cuisine and there are many local restaurants in the vicinity.

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Martin H
6 April 2018|
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Response from Chef_Jonno | Property representative |
Hi Martin, Thank you for your interest in Ngala Lodge. UK reservations are handled by our long-term partner and specialist tour operator The Gambia Experience. You can book directly on their website or contact a member of... More
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Riatromp
18 September 2017|
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Response from IanJMold_Wales | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make reservations directly with the hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Fajara
  • Phone Number: +220 247 1107
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 1995, Ngala Lodge restaurant has a well earned reputation for fine dining in a beautiful clifftop location. Popular with visitors and local residents, as well as our guests, booking is recommended from November to March. House specialities include the sumptuous fruit de mer and 'Hot from Thailand'. First class low key entertainment is available 6 nights a week. Ngala Lodge - where romance isn't just for Valentines Day!
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