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Captain's Table

2 Kotu Stream Road | KOTU, Kotu 0000, Gambia
+220 446 5555
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
“lady fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Kotu Stream Road | KOTU, Kotu 0000, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

went here on recommendation. Food was ok but service slow. Ate her twice. Had the chicken yassa which was very good. Hubby had a steak but got better in Kololi

Thank gillhealey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here four times as it was good quality and good value food with delightful service - top class waitressing/waiters. Serve some decent wine too and not extortionately priced. Menu was a little limited but as you might expect all fish is very fresh....More

Thank Ihadawheelbarrow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty setting, food was tasty. It was busy and service was as always friendly. A large range of food.

Thank Emilie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place for a romantic dinner: quiet (no noise from the street), good food in not so Gambian atmosphere.

Thank Intia07
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying at nearby Kombo beach hotel and saw the signs for Captains and we were not disappointed! Over 6 days we eat here twice , a huge compliment from us a we always try to eat at different places. We tried the fish...More

Thank TheDargies
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This place is really good if you are in a group I wouldnt bring children here as its not the right atmosphere, I will explain, There are a lot of seats were you can sit around and woman will come over and serve you, Be...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had dinner at the Captains Table one evening and enjoyed what we had. However as always they did not have everything on the menu, this time it was prawns they were out of. The service was better this year than last year, but having...More

Thank Terry G W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is attached to the Bakotu Hotel and we were able to dine there once during week instead of eating in the hotel. The ambiance and setting of the restaurant was really nice, no singers or people looking at you from the road. Their menu...More

Thank JohnHart_13
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Its a place to be in Kotu. Amazing typical African food! We have been here few times during our holiday in Kotu. Everything was prepaired with love and it looks and taste very delicious. Just the Plater what is made for two is a little...More

Thank N M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very nice meal - we had butter fish which was fantastic with proper chips!! Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank lantsbery9
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Questions & Answers
24 February 2017|
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Response from keithcouchburden | Reviewed this property |
Walk along the beach at low tide and it is about a 5-10 minute stroll beware of the creek that flows into the sea, you will have to paddle across, at high tide, take the road and it will be longer, maybe up to 20 minutes... More
6 February 2017|
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Response from Nick J | Reviewed this property |
15 min walk ..... enjoy
24 June 2016|
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Response from rich360i | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant opens for lunch and around 7pm for evening meals. its serves great food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Kotu Stream Road | KOTU, Kotu 0000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kotu
  • Phone Number: +220 446 5555
  • E-mail
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