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Kofi Annan Street | Cape Point, Fajara, Gambia
+220 449 7467
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Best garlic pizza bread I've ever tasted. Met by the chef himself. Good lasagne and good service. Will definately go back one day

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Thank ulsterscot83
London, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

I've just returned from Gambia and read the review 'Run by a Nutter' which made me laugh but was our experience too. The place was in complete darkness when we arrivedm having been escorted by some locals touting crocodile excursions. The owner hustled us in as though there was an emergency and then locked the front gate/door behind us. We... More 

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2 Thank BadgerFoot
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

So it's our first night in The Gambia. We've never been before and we don't know what to expect. We're a little apprehensive of leaving the hotel due to some of the things we've read on the internet about being accosted by locals and them not leaving you alone (which isn't true, by the way). We met another UK couple... More 

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1 Thank Kev_Vivo
Kigali, Rwanda
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

Eventhough gambas are widely available in Gambia, there were only a few of them on my "Gamba pizza". The basil that was mentioned on the menu consisted of a few flakes of dried basil.There was a lot of cheese though! Looking at the relatively high prices they should do something about the quality of the food. The staff is very... More 

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Thank janbien
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

From Ocean Bay it is a bit of a walk to the left. Passing Taj and another italian. (it is on the same side of the road as Taj) You sit on a courtyard and there are some cats around. There are no shops on the walk to this restaurant but still people who want to get to know you... More 

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Thank Jerry O
Lymington, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

Decided to try Italian Connection after reading some good reviews. What a let down! Restaurant is nicely laid out but has been let go, with tired decor and tatty furnishings. The proprietor obviously couldn't be bothered to attend to the few diners who were there and the only waitress stood around looking bored. One can overlook basic surroundings and service... More 

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Thank DMC13
Coventry, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013 via mobile

We went to the Italian Connection a few times & we really enjoyed it. It's a shame that the area is quieter than usual because it affects the trade. Home cooked lasagna is amazing & pizzas so tasty. With out a doubt the owner makes the place, he's an absolute scream & even when he was busy he still took... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Went here two night ago with my boyfriend. Good food but most apallling service I have ever enconutered. We waited half an hour to order desert and more drinks and no one came to see us. We got so fed up of waiting we decided after half an hour to guestimate our bill and leave. As we got up to... More 

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shanklin
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

Visited with friends in january having been encouraged by previous good reviews. Very disappointed with very slow and almost dismissive service from staff. We ordered only fairly simple pizza's and beers but they only had two bottles of beer in stock ! and the pizzas took over an hour to arrive, did not have the correct toppings and the bases... More 

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Scotland
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2012

After reading such great reviews, we invited some friends out for the evening saying that Trip Advisor reviews never lie..... Slow service, and not that gracious, no air conditioning, no cold bottled water, ran out of beer after 2 bottles, cutlery was dirty, toilets were shabby. The food..... burnt bases on the pizza, toppings not matching the menu when served,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kofi Annan Street | Cape Point, Fajara, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Fajara
  • Phone Number: +220 449 7467

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