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“Sunday lunch a must !”
Review of Dolphin bar and restaurant - CLOSED

Cuisines: African
Description: I would like to write a report as I am trying to do this for everywhere we went on our recent holiday.
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Description: I would like to write a report as I am trying to do this for everywhere we went on our recent holiday.
Reviewed 9 April 2012

20 years visiting the Gambia gives you a good idea of what is available out here, basically anything foodwise. I knew the old Dolphin for many years, and was sad to see it go. The new Dolphin is just as good as the old, abeit smaller. Food is very good and the Sunday lunch excellent, well worth the trip down from the busy tourist areas. It is worth phoning to reserve a table for Sundays as it does get busy at times.Hazel and her staff go out of their way to ensure that you enjoy the place. Special thanks to Farmara a most amicable waiter.
Nice to eat and relax somewhere quieter, without all the hubbubb of the main tourist areas. Give it a try!

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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Many regular visitors and ex-pats will remember the Dolphin Bar and Restaurant at Kololi, and Hazel's long battle to keep it open. The good news is that she opened a new premises at Brufut in November 2011. It is new and very smart albeit smaller than the old Dolphin; there is even a swimming pool!
I went at the wrong time to eat but am confident that the standards remain high. At Xmas they were so fully booked that the last 3 customers were asked to bring their own chairs
It seems that no staff moved, but many ex-pats are among the new clientele. More significantly returning tourists are going out their way to visit.
I recommend a visit - about 20 mins from Kololi by taxi; it will be somewhere different for first timers, and a guaranteed welcome for old time returners.
Good luck Hazel!

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Reviewed 30 November 2011

We were staying at the Sheraton Hotel in Brufut and needed to find some other places to eat and drink in the area and this became our favourite.
Hazel who runs the bar used to have another restaurant in the Senegambia area and has a lot of knowledge of the area and Gambia in general.
The food was overall very good although we arrived rather late for our sunday lunch and they had run out of a few things but the rest was excellent including as good a corned beef hash as I have tasted.
You can get a broad variety of dishes and I think this will expand as they settle in.
The drinks choice was also very good covering all tastes.
When we visited the first time it was dark by the time we finished dinner and Hazel asked one of her staff to walk us to the main road and by the time we got there the group had increased to 4.
The area close by is very peaceful and you get a lot less hassle than in some areas.
We will be returning on our next visit.
Paul

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Reviewed 29 October 2013
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