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Rabelais Hotel Restaurant

Route de Sotuba, Bamako, Mali
223 221 5298
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
25 Mar 2018
“Great restaurant in mali”
21 May 2016
“Good lunch”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
Route de Sotuba, Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a safe and excellent restaurant in bamako. Service is Excellent as is the food. Good selection of wines. Quiet Restaurant and very pleasant atmosphere and warm decor

Thank p w
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Average restaurant, pizza not bad. Is a nice and quiet atmosphere even it in the middle of more or less industrial zone. Nice and clean place. Bar is not bad. the personal is ok.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This was probably my best eating experience in Mali. As a vegan, my options were very limited at many places. Here, the kitchen was SUPER accommodating! They even brought me out a vegan amuse bouche! BUT, I would make sure you go with someone that...More

Thank yogi126
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Lovely appetizers on arrival, fresh sorbet and ice cream, well informed staff, clean and cool environment with good Italian fare on the menu

Thank Leanne D
Reviewed 24 August 2012

This is such a lovely restuarant and hotel. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. The food is always great.

Thank Charmaine K
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Brilliant, came with free appetisers and aftewards we ordered tea and it came with a silver cake stand full of sweets/pastries and chocs!

Thank luciebre
Reviewed 5 July 2012

First, some clarifications; this restaurant is NOT in the hippodrome restaurant strip, although it is near. Then, it is really two restaurants, a creperie, which is very nice, and has great gourmet salads, and a resto gastronomique, which provides a very nice dining experience. This...More

Thank timrage00
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Small and friendly French family run hotel with a small but good restaurant. Service was good and the food was too. A nice place for a quiet evening meal.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 23 December 2011

This restaurant is on the same Hippodrome strip as San Toro, Relax, etc. Apparently it is a Bamako classic. The service was excellent and the food was just above average...probably above average for those who appreciate French-fare - without any inspiration from Mali or other...More

Thank wodaabe
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining (next to pool). Food and service quality great. Mainly french cuisine and recommend for fine dining. Located next to Porto Bar. For a great evening in Bamako then dine at Rabelais and goto Porto for a drink with...More

Thank Safari1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Sotuba, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: 223 221 5298
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