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$$ - $$$, European,
Kalabanbougou | P, Bamako, Mali
+223 65 96 06 06
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Oct 2016
“A day of sun and tranquil relaxation”
22 Jul 2016
“Good food...customer service needs to be worked on.”
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Bar, European, Pub, African
$$ - $$$
Kalabanbougou | P, Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Badalodge only for a day, so did not stay in the rooms. It was on a weekday so the place was very quiet which we were told was not the case during the weekends. Our group had a great time in a...More

Thank Iandra1991
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Restaurant has a great view over the River Niger. Was not impressed with the reception, waiter had really bad communication skills. Food finally came, and mood changed. Great menu...plenty options. Bit pricey tho.

Thank Amfo C
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Badalodge is a great place to sit by the water, watch the river, and have a drink. The food is also pretty good - I'd recommend the trio of brochettes.

Thank GeekNomad
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Had a very good time. It was very relaxing; the pool was great and the rooms were neat and good condition. Wonderful stay and service. I will be coming again.

Thank eldaylow
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Very good place to take the family with us. Have a sunday buffet quite nice. The pool is quite good and the staff are friendly.

Thank margaret-dias
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is the place you see in movies. Tall leafy trees surrounding a lodge with a large swimming pool just on the shores of the Niger... The food was exquisite. The music at the bar by the pool just right. The staff was beyond friendly!

Thank Jean-Frederic A
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is the best good eatery I've found so far.I had poulet yassa (half-chicken with onions) and the food quality was impressive: chicken was of high quality, tasty

Thank JohnG1990
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Here, you are afforded a full day of relaxation with personal huts with mats for sleeping/resting/relaxing, a nice pool right on the Niger River and excellent cuisine for dining. If you want to feel you've left the chaos of Bamako, this is the perfect place...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 6 July 2014

HAve been ther several times and have always enjoyed it. Teh access road in teh rainy season can be a challenge so make sure you have a 4x4 after heavy rains. Great setting next to the river with a spectacular swimming pool and nice pub....More

2  Thank StevieG_1967
Reviewed 12 October 2013

The Badalodge is really quite a remarkable place to go hang out on the banks of the Niger on the outskirts of bamako. It is a little difficult to find and to get to (I once got hopelessly stuck in the mud) without a 4x4...More

2  Thank ClintWorldWide
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, African
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalabanbougou | P, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: +223 65 96 06 06
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