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Rue du Camp | Entre pharmacie Mavré et Immeuble SNPC, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
+242 06 677 8143
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152 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This restaurant claims to the best French eatery in the capital of Congo. It was not bad, when I visited but the service was slow and it felt like I had to thank them that they were willing to serve me. Still, it was a very good spot with excellent food, serving surprising dishes, like foie gras. Not surprising for... More 

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Figueres, Spain
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My husband frequently eats here and during my recent stay we had confit of duck which was excellent. The pork fillet is also highly recommended. However their Thursday night BBQ evening (you need to make a reservation ) is awesome. Set in the garden with candle lit tables and live music and .......oh boy that girl can sing! It is... More 

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New Delhi, India
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197 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were a group of four friends who went to this highly rated restaurant.for a farewell dinner. One ordered a well-done french burger. The meat turned out to be pink inside. This was discovered only after getting half-way through the meat. We asked for the chef to come and see for himself. The French owner/chef agreed with the meat was... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I went here a couple of times and we always eat the fondue bourgignon, tender meat, fresh oil and a descent salad is always the case. You should try it! Very nice restaurant in Brazzaville area!

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Thank lamm2010
New Delhi, India
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The place would make you feel more in Paris than in Brazzaville. It serves very good food and the service is excellent. The ambience is good and the place is very conviniently located. The prices are on the higher side but it is totally wort it.

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Thank Pushpendu_Roy
Hamburg, Germany
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 653 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Most guest stick to the small patio which lacks atmosphere except the menu which is designed as a newspaper. They serve mostly imported products like sole, saumon, canard and the sole which I tried was not very tasty probably cos it came frozen to Brazza. The same with the salmon with curry sauce which my friend tried. You can go... More 

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4 Thank SteveHH1955
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

French food, some times too hot to have Parmesier potato, but... still very good. Nice shadow under the porch and a plce full of expat's.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Its not much of decor but a pleasant atmosphere, sit outside on the patio which is quite social and enjoy a fondu around a table of friends

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Paris, France
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

The atmosphere is not the best one in Brazzaville, but the food quality of the restaurant is one of the best in town. It is not too expensive and it is served very quickly (which is nice for Congo). a very good address for lunch!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
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Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Camp | Entre pharmacie Mavré et Immeuble SNPC, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
  • Location: Africa  >  Republic of the Congo  >  Brazzaville
  • Phone Number: +242 06 677 8143

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?