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Les Mamelles Lighthouse

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Spectacular View

Though I did not enter the Light House the view that could be seen for miles overlooking Dakar was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol W
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Fun night out

I've been a few times to this Bar/restaurant. It has a beautiful view of the city, the drinks and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ana M
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The lighthouse is opened every day 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. A tax collector at the entry make pay rights of visit. The restaurant is open exclusively on evening, every Thursday 7pm-2am (Live Music), Friday 7pm-3am (Live Music), Saturday 7pm-3am...more
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Quartier Les Mamelles | Route de L'ancien aeroport, Dakar 12300, Senegal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though I did not enter the Light House the view that could be seen for miles overlooking Dakar was spectacular

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been a few times to this Bar/restaurant. It has a beautiful view of the city, the drinks and food are delicious. On Fridays they often have live music. It is worth to go

1  Thank Ana M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a fun little walk up the hill and a great view of Yoff/Mamelle. I’ve never been inside the lighthouse, but it’s a good view of the coast and city!

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 June 2018

It's located close to the African Renaissance Monument and interestingly in a sense it's opposite in many ways. While the monument is massive but its only a few stairs away, you actually have to walk along the road (or take a car) to get to...More

1  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The restaurant is nicely located, but that is not the subject of the review - you can visit the lighthouse itself, and climb to the top inside, and I think everyone who spends any length of time in Dakar should do that - to see...More

1  Thank Mads O
Reviewed 4 April 2018

View is perfect, food is OK, not bad overall. Best to see at sunset. You can not go up with a car, but they have a bus which can take you to the top of the hill. parking is down.

1  Thank peterp0lak
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was an a really nice experience. Had a dinner in the restaurant on top with some friends on Friday at night (5000 CFA entrance fees -including one drink, and can be cold up there in the night so get well dressed). You will have...More

Thank Abybah T
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The light house is a must see. The view of the ocean, sunset and the city is amazing. There is restaurant inside and I had a wonderful whole fish. They don't encourage you driving the hill. So, you have to park your car down, they...More

1  Thank amha_z
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I took photos of the the lighthouse during sunset. It is nice to see the most western lighthouse for Africa.

Thank WanderingTom2008
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I didn't go during the day :(. I went a night (Friday night). They charge a cove 5,000CFA - it includes one drink. You can't drive to the top, they have a shuttle that will take you up. The service was great and the live...More

Thank Kunbi A
hicham h, Responsable relations clients at Les Mamelles Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018
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Bonjour Kunbi A. Merci d'avoir partagé votre experience. Nous serons heureux de vous recevoir encore. Vos avis nous encourage.

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