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El Sol Gambia

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Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi 1000, Gambia
+220 732 0000
16:00 - 22:30
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Mon 16:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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Retford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have moved from the Village and are mow on the strip down by Holiday Beach Club. I had the barracuda in a sauce of tomato/onions & peppers - very tasty. Great service too

Thank trev d
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great find. Beautiful succulent beef in the El Sol special, fabulous enchilada and great service. Would recommend- You gotta try this one!

Thank Sarah B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality food, very tasty, generous portions and definitely one of the better restaurants in The Gambia. The cocktails were lovely, and starters and main were very filling. Restaurant deco was nice, and would defo recommend a table on the terrace. Service was quick and the menu had a good varied choice. However the wifi didn't work very well.

Thank raval_1239
Red Sea and Sinai, Egypt
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food in a very good restaurant. Excellent service as would be expected. Very good varied choice from the menu. More expensive than other restaurants but probably worth it as a treat.

Thank pedrito65
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time with my husband. I had the balsamic chicken my hubby had chicken kebabs. Very well presented and tasted amazing. Nice touch with the complementary dips at the start of our meal. Staff were very attentive as was the owner. We shared a desert again amazing. Price was very reasonable, and food was hot. The... More 

Thank kimmyblidge
Barrow Upon Soar, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called here and had the best food we have had in The Gambia. From arriving the service was exceptional and the food was excellent. We would,highly recommend this place, slightly dearer than some places but well worth the money.

Thank Steven M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Food was lovely but the service was a bit average - waited nearly an hour and a half for our food to arrive. Think they forgot about us, but when it did eventually turn up, it was good.

Thank Wendy2812
United Kingdom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Now that they have moved to the old Love2 on the strip sadly food not as good Our food was cold and returned to kitchen came back out luke warm Owner did offer free drink Must add lovely friendly staff and clean and tidy But won't be heading back

Thank nails
Redmire, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

One meal we had was gorgeous, next time we went, it wasn't as good. The red snapper is to be recommended.

Thank Jane W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Not really very Mexican - why no salsa or guacamole as base ingredients readily available? What we had was ok burrito and fajitas just not Mexican enough

Thank Andrew H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Mexican, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi 1000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 732 0000
El Sol, Mexican Cuisine & Beyond is a restaurant serving modern Mexican and international food in a trendy and cosy setting at affordable prices. Located in the Senegambia area 50 steps away from Aquarius Night Club Kololi. Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at our bar or have some tapas and drinks on our terrace. We are now also open for lunch with a new menu of light bites, salads, burgers, sandwiches and some of our best tapas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?