We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Sol Gambia

Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
+220 632 0000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“pescado” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Mexican, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (232)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

enjoyed the food here, service was good would recommend to others and good value for money and choice

Thank 504202Sunlover
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had ate here before and so enjoyed it decided to for go Turkey and came here for Christmas evening.Lovely setting,owner was around which is always a good sign.Staff were good, service reasonably quick.The food is excellent, good choice on menu.We had Buritos and Fajitas and...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mar c, the owner, has got this place just right. From the knowledgable, attentive staff to the choice of wines, he has created a brilliant place to dine out in the heart of Senegambia. So impressed, we went 3 times during our 3 week stay...More

Thank bromleyhotel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is top quality, you have to try the nachos, they are amazing, we had them to share amounts 4 while having a drink before ordering, I wish I would’ve ordered more, I had chicken fajitas, wow I then told the misses she’s fired,...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best restaurant in The Gambia! The tapas dishes are quite big, so you don’t need many of them per person, which makes it decently priced. Highly recommend the calamari tapas!! Good and friendly servers as well.

Thank Simon B
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We felt quite uncomfortable when asked if we had a reservation when we said no...it was just awkward as we stood there in an almost empty reastaurant and then told oh OK you can have this table... Even though this put a downer on our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must say this restaurant was one of the top places we have eaten on the strip. Reasonably priced, service good. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Great evening!!

Thank Sonia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Mexican Restaurant. Incredibly clean, great ambiance and wonderful Mexican Food. A pleasure to go there and we will definitely go back. They also do take-aways from an extensive Menu.

Thank MaudieB61
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening here. The staff is lovely and the food is good. The burrito was a little small, which was a pity. But the fajitas were great and there's plenty!

Thank Floorbreaker
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Crazy waiters and lovely food. Been back 3 times cos it’s sooo nice. Attention to detail is great n the owner is most pleasant

Thank tinick
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Kololi
Sarges Hotel
153 reviews
.21 km away
Senegambia Beach Hotel
1,286 reviews
.35 km away
Kairaba Beach Hotel
867 reviews
.39 km away
Holiday Beach Club Hotel
564 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Scala Restaurant
929 reviews
.05 km away
3Chicks & a Grill
163 reviews
.23 km away
Paradiso Bar & Restaurant
598 reviews
.21 km away
The Green Mamba Garden
634 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bijilo Forest Park
289 reviews
.83 km away
The Spa at Coco Ocean Resort
20 reviews
2.07 km away
Kotu Beach
516 reviews
3.18 km away
Arch Tours
688 reviews
6.67 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Hi . Sorry but apart from the waiters we have in the restaurant we have no outside (customer man) ... These are the usual bumpsters that try to fool the tourists .
3 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from pedrito65 | Reviewed this property |
He was probably a bumster trying his luck. Politely but firmly say no and walk away.
28 July 2015|
Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Hello, We are located 500 meters approx away from both Senegambia beach hotel and Kairaba beach hotel, on the main coastal road . Coming from Senegambia strip turn to your left . Please check our web site for more info.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Serekunda  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 632 0000
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing