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Green Guide of Open Restaurants

My Magazine 2022/08
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In August's issue, we again focused on green season options for visitors of The Gambia.... because The Gambia is an all-year-round destination and not only a winter destination!
One of the misconceptions about the green season is that everything is closed. Some businesses will indeed close for the green season, but numerous accommodation providers, restaurants, local agents, transportation providers, etc. are operating the whole year. You might get surprised at how many places are actually NOT closed.
So, if you are in The Gambia right now or you plan to come before October, you have many dining options! Apart from local food, you can have almost anything you want.... And most of them are now offering food delivery or take-away as well.
As tourism in northern Kombo has expanded in recent years, so has the choice of restaurants & bars, with a huge range of styles on offer, from modern European to Lebanese, from simple barbecues to elaborate Asian banquets. The resort area has the greatest concentration of international and national-style restaurants in the country.
Check the list of selected restaurants & bars that are open throughout the year.

Harmony Restaurant

The outdoor restaurant and bar is open for guests of the Harmony Resort Boutique hotel as well as the public each day from 7 am to 10 pm, and it serve...
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Bantaba Bar & Restaurant at Balafon Beach Resort

The restaurant at Balafon is called ‘Bantaba’, meaning ‘Meeting Place’ in the local Mandinka language. With that in mind, it was positioned in...
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Coco Ocean Beach Restaurant

The first true beach restaurant in the Gambia, Coco beach is ideal for all occasions. Located right on the beach with airy louvered windows and a terr...
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Safran Restaurant at Coco Ocean

At Safran, we invite you to African. Moroccan and European fusion specialties and cuisine du Marcher, complimented by fine wines. The restaurant’s M...
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Tamala Beach Bar and Restaurant

Beach bar and restaurant invites you for light meals and snacks during the day and in the evenings a daily a la carte menu for fine dining in the rest...
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Gusto Italian Resto & Bar

Authentic Italian Food served al fresco under our Bantaba or inside in our lounge bar. Fresh pizza's, pasta's and much more. Cocktail bar with pool ta...
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Salt - Bar & Kitchen

Salt – Bar & Kitchen, is main beach and pool bar in Kololi Beach Resort and offers a casual experience overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, It is open fo...
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Playa del Sol, Beach Bar & Seafront Restaurant

Playa del Sol, a relaxed beach restaurant on the pristine beach of Kotu. According to many the best beach in Gambia. Your to go to spot for breakfast,...
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Yosh Restaurant

YOSH is one of the most unique restaurants in town. Their kitchen is Caribbean, creole, exotic fashion, sushi and pure soul food. Located in Fajara,...
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El Sol Steakhouse & Mexican Cuisine

Well situated in the centre of Kololi is the one and only Steakhouse and Mexican restaurant of The Gambia....
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Saffron -The Spice Kitchen

Senegambia's newest spice bar & restaurant, from the Vineyard stable. Authentic Indian and a wide variety of snacks to go with your drinks......
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Manna Bakery & Café

Manna Bakery & Cafe established first of its kind in the Gambia offering wide variety of nutritious and healthy meals....
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Yasmina – Resto Bar

Yasmina has re-opened - under new management with its original menu and more, with respect for its clientele, we aim to maintain the reputation with ...
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Friends Bar & Restaurant

Friends Bar & Restaurant is next to Africa Village Hotel opposite NAWEC in the heart of Bakau and just a short drive to the Golf Course at Fajara. We ...
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Our sleek setting will cater for all your needs, transporting our customers to a world filled with amazing food, drinks & vibes. Join us for lunch, di...
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Cocoricóóó is a trendy restaurant within the Food Court of the new Tropic Shopping Center in Kololi, The Gambia. Our specialities are delicious Chi...
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Poco Loco Beach Club

Poco Loco on the Beach, is a trendy beach club, situated directly on the beautiful sandy beach of Kololi. We opened our doors on November 26th 2011, a...
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Vineyard Multi Cuisine

Vineyard Multi Cuisine. Indian Tandoor, Mediterranean/Lebanese Chinese & much more. Terrace & Bar. Shisha & Sports Bar. The Royal Indian Vineyard Room...
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