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Ngala Lodge Restaurant

64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
+220 449 4045
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant overlooks the beach and the lodge's gardens — very beautiful view. The restaurant area is shaded too so it's good and breezy on hot days. The food was very good; there's a good variety to pick from with some vegetarian options.

Thank dclemurgrrl
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments. We are happy you enjoyed our ambience and cuisine.

Reviewed 4 days ago

• as always I had again a couple of new great culinary experiences in the “Jewel of Fajara” • definitely thé best restaurant of The Gambia… most probably even of whole West Africa • stunning location / terrific views / cozy atmosphere / intimate live...More

1  Thank Pascal D
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Pascal for your stunning review. I stepped out of the kitchen last February and am so proud of Chef Assan, Saihou, the restaurant manager, and the whole team of how they have carried the flag. Their commitment to pleasing the guests has never...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Ngala lodge for business and was very impressed. The hotel itself provides a perfect setting with a stunning location. The meal used plenty of local produce and was superb. I opted for the butterfish gravdalax which I enjoyed immensely. The fillet of...More

Thank liverpool1023
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We do hope to see you back with us again and hopefully next time you will stay in one of our unique suites.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place; bit expensive. Super quality and service. Place to go for better quality food and drinks. Sea Food is breathtaking.

Thank Frits_Kuipers
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Frits, we are happy that you enjoyed our quality cuisine & service.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food with a daily specials board. Plenty of choice in a fabulous setting. A breeze keeps you comfortable. Nice drinks terrace.

Thank Val L
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Val, we are pleased that you enjoyed our atmosphere.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Compliments to kitchen and staff. Great menu, great service, great hospitality. The fish main course came with fantastic "veggie mousse" and was rounded off with a beautifully designed tasty Gambian fruit platter.

Thank hbetist58
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The whole place has an exklusive feeling, and the restaurant lives up to that! Nice friendly staff, good food - especially the tuna carpaccio - and nice live music.

Thank Dereborn
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The choice on the menu is outstanding. All meals were well presented and hot. The staff are so, so friendly. It was a pleasure to eat here.

Thank BristolDawn1
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you Dawn for your review. Assan and his team are pleased you enjoyed their service & cuisine and we all hope to see you back.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Simply amazing. If wished you do not have to lift a single finger. Whether you be by one of the two pools, on the picturesque sandy beach which stretches for miles or your spacious air conditioned room you are one call away from what ever...More

Thank hammurderer
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

The Ngala team are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. That is always our aim. We hope to see you both back with us soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not a great deal of atmosphere,but good food and excellent service.the menu could have a little more variation.having said that we keep coming back,they make some terrific cocktails

Thank jocelynhooton
Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you Jocelyn. Our cocktails and views are outstanding, many agree to that. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Response from IanJMold_Wales | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make reservations directly with the hotel.
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Janice B
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Response from Jonathan G | Property representative |
Sunny greetings from Ngala Lodge! We have quite good vegetarian menus in our restaurant and here in Africa we use really fresh vegetables and fruits etc. Please let us know if your husband have any special wishes concerning... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara 4901, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Fajara
  • Phone Number: +220 449 4045
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Description
Established in 1995, Ngala Lodge restaurant has a well earned reputation for fine dining in a beautiful clifftop location. Popular with visitors and local residents, as well as our guests, booking is recommended from November to March. House specialities include the sumptuous fruit de mer and 'Hot from Thailand'. First class low key entertainment is available 6 nights a week. Ngala Lodge - where romance isn't just for Valentines Day!
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