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“amazing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Voodoo Cafe

Voodoo Cafe
Ranked #7 of 8 Restaurants in Bijilo
Cuisines: African
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

This has got to be one of the best beach locations i have ever visited.

We visited the voodoo beach bar in April after a recommendation from a Gambian friend and spent a bit of time here!

On our return in November we were greeted by Ali one of the waiters, who remembered us from our previosu visit, sadly his colleague had died since our last visit but it was nice to see the rest of the crew still there.

Nothing was too much trouble for Ali although for the first week he had no colleague to help him. Our sunbeds were saved by Mohamed each day we were there. During our visit i had my birthday and was treated like a queen by all, we had a great day. During the stay we were given a great deal of advice and i was even taught some of the local laguages by the staff.

Other locals came to chat with us and we made a lot of friends during this stay- they even joined us on odd nights out we had in Senegambia.

I would recommend this place to anyone- and look forward to my return trip next April

see you soon guys!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Cat S
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basingstoke
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“great little place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

very similar food all around but lovely place along the main strip. loads of choice and grea people.

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank womblefur
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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“It was nice when I was,”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2012

But I ate mostly outside,they have quite good restaurants in Gambia especialyvseacd
Food,, just a walk down to Senegambia,in beach front.

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Penalte M
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Limassol, Cyprus
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Voodoo Beach Bar and Cafe - A cool Gambia beach scene”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2010

We turn left out of the Kairaba and walk down the beach to for three minutes to fall upon lovely thatched sunbeds with great locals who need the tourist trade -sadly taken by the all in one resorts..We meet locals and buy realisticly priced beer and food -good local cooking of african dishes.
We strike up a great rappor with Baks the head waiter (Cool and funny family man) for whom nothing is too much bother. We sit on an idylic beachront, on comfortable sunbeds and get taken care of by the best sunbed boys in Gambia -lamin and the doctor...Go there introduce yourselves, don't be shy say hello to Lamin and Co from Connor - You'll be befriended!
These guys took care of us every day -no hassle/no rip offs and remind us of the old Gambia, buy some freshly cut fruit on a plate (Mango,Grapefruit, banana and coconut to die for...
Venture out and find the place, just down from the road entrance to the Bijilo Monkey Park -You won't regret it........

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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