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Wandering the world
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

You go here for good fish, prepared in a limited number of ways. Service is good, especially earlier in the evening before the crowd arrives. Near the German embassy and facing the beach. It won't be a spectacular meal that haunts your dreams, but it will be a quite nice meal.

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El Gouna, Egypt
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Excellent food and perfect service with the owner care from Mr Jean Michel - can't say more! Really great experience

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Thank claudiacoco2014
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73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Good fresh fish and reasonable prices. The service is Excellent and the location is also very nice. Located right at the beach this is a restaurant you have to try!

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Thank Jim S
Syracuse, New York
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135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I ate here twice but the second time I ate here, with friends, I got terrible food poisoning. It's well-known in Africa that the best restaurants, with the lowest turnover, are often hesitant to throw away unsold fish which may be past its expiration date. I had an otherwise delicious skate wing dish which was as memorable for its aftereffect... More 

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Kinshasa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The restaurant is right across the beach. Both meat and fish dishes are cooked to perfection. Prices are definitely high but I think you getting your value for the money...I loved the steaks and do try the Tiramisu for dessert

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Lomé,, Togo
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We ate with a large group - the food was quite mediocre and the treatment of our group over the bill was very unfriendly. We won't be going back.

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Thank KateHK
Milano
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131 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

There's no way: you're in front of the Ocean, you may want some fish, you want it not to be overcooked and too spicy: you'll pay it a lot. We had a buillabaisse, a seafoodplate, a glass of pastis, a bottle of good french wine, a tasty dessert and we spent 34 € per persone. It's a lot, especially in... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

try out the sea food here...good offerings, right on the beach road, facing the ocean!

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Thank PRSHRI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2012

decoration is good service is good food is average prices are extra ordinary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Cuisine
Seafood, French
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lome, Togo
  • Location: Africa  >  Togo  >  Maritime Region  >  Lome

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?