We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


€€ - €€€European, French,
89 Rue Joseph Gomis x Carnot, Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 823 03 20
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
European, French, Bar
€€ - €€€
89 Rue Joseph Gomis x Carnot, Dakar, Senegal
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (126)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Bideew is a nice place for an early evening drink, with friendly staff in a relaxed venue. Originally we also planned to have dinner here, but they did not have proper vegetarian options. I.e. can't comment on the quality of the food.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

good place to have a drink and eat with a convivial waitress. very good food and sever very fast an traditional orchestra play some nice song . was very happy of my time not to boring cause a was alone

Thank Bettini Gael P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Well I don't know where to start. I'm totally in love with this place, the food, area, vibe and lovely and very friendly staff. Just love love love everything about this restaurant.

Thank zilvinasd2015
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is inside the Institut français and looks fabulous, with great decorations and very comfortable seating. The rollerblading waiter is a star, sadly he is the only one. The rest of the staff were slow. The menu looks great but I was quite disappointed...More

Thank bebsaurus_13
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

One of the places i like in Dakar. Cool waiters Especially the guy on the roller, a nice way to serve you. My favorite dish is thiof grille et puree de patate douce

Thank GH777
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Now where do I start ? Was staying at the Pullman Teranga and asked for the concierge to guide me to a nearby restaurant. The previous night they recommended the Lagon 1 (reviewed separately) which we enjoyed and had instilled faith on your recommendation. They...More

Thank 2coo
Reviewed 15 September 2015

It's kind of a cool, open air place set in a garden in the middle of the block within the French Institute, although you go through security (wanding) to get in. The service was a little slapdash, possibly because we asked a lot of questions...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I had a lovely shrimp salad and my dining partner raved about his pork. This restaurant in the French Cultural Center was a wonderful respite just steps away from the hustle of Dakar center. We heard it got very busy, so we arrived early (6:30...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Reviewing this place is complicated, but not because the French Cultural Center is a great place to go for its many wonderful events. The restaurant is inconsistent. When they have the menu items, they're tasty, but they're often out so my friends and I have...More

2  Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Surrounded by the hustle, bustle and hassle of downtown Dakar, the Bideew restaurant in the ‘Institut Français’ offers a cool haven of peace with its shaded terrace and verdant garden and enormous kapok tree. A menu is offered for lunch each weekday. Or, try the...More

2  Thank Richard R
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bideew staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Rue Joseph Gomis x Carnot, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 823 03 20
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing