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Lamin Lodge

Lamin, Gambia
+220 725 5796
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Lamin, Gambia
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We called in to this very interesting building at lunchtime between visits to Lamin Rice Fields and Abuko Nature Reserve. It was a very pleasant interlude on an otherwise busy day. The top tier of the restaurant was the most popular and all the tables...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I was certainly not brave enough to eat here , but the visuals were amazing ! Drums greeted us as we arrived, this building looks unable to stand up much longer but a real sight for the eyes... and the loos were gratefully received after...More

Thank Yvette L
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here on every Gambian trip. It’s an impressive building and has stood the test of time. We were here this time as part of a bird watching tour. The food was yummy and no hassle (though were already part of a group, so...More

Thank HotelLover2009
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We visited this attraction so I could try and see the local wildlife. However, we didn't take the boat trip (bit of a water phobia and couldn't face getting into one of those boats). The guide (Charlie) was amazing and understood my fears and contacted...More

Thank carrijed
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What a lovely relaxing spot on the river. Great views. Beautiful coffee and carvings! Well worth a visit!

Thank MsBe H
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Basically this spot on the river needs a place for people on tours to stop in during the heat of the day and this place fits the bill. No lodgings, just food. Service and food was good and if you are so inclined you can...More

Thank peggydaly
Reviewed 12 March 2018

After parking the taxi we had hired for a private tour we were met by 'the controller'. He had a number of offers i) to take a 6 month sponsorship to have our name painted on a tree. ii) to take one of his boat...More

1  Thank jenandrich
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I only called in here for lunch whilst on a recent birding holiday, so this is just a snapshot. The position on the water is fabulous and the views from the restaurant made dining alone without conversation still a pleasure. The food was good, although...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went here, not knowing what to expect, and were pleasantly surprised. All the shells everywhere were a sight. Peaceful boat trip and added monkey!

Thank GreatFind_Cotswolds
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Not at all what I expected.The sort of place that appeals in different ways to different people. We were lucky to have a very knowledgeable guide and it was thanks to him that we saw such breathtakingly beautiful birds which ,because they are so tiny,...More

Thank C M
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Sibo S | Reviewed this property |
I would say that by UK standards this is not accessible, but Gambians are very creative and have a very different attitude to disability. If your partner has an obvious disability they will work out a way to make the visit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamin, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  West Coast Division  >  Lamin
  • Phone Number: +220 725 5796
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