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Lamin Lodge

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (7 reviews)
“doughnuts” (5 reviews)
“arch tours” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Lamin, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here because a genuine guide recommended us this place. We found it worth visiting. We were fortunate enough that everything was arranged by the guide and we did not have to deal with the local boatmen. I read the reviews of others after...More

Thank TraavelGeek
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The food is superb. The staff are friendly. I enjoyed the boat ride with my friends. Its very cheap and affordable especially if you on a budget.

Thank yusuphafatajo
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had lunch at the seaside, Lamin is a very good chef and hoast. The fish was delicious and the fruit juices he makes are refreshing and healthy

Thank Brigitte460
Reviewed 7 May 2017

After an earl pick up by Mustapha with his own 4x4we drove to Lamin Lodge,where we had coffee after that we made a very nice boattrip for 2-3 hours for bird watching, we saw the White back night heron,osprey,ring plover,blue checked bee eater and many...More

Thank Hamieke
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I enjoyed the trip. however what put me off was the aggression for tips from the boat boys and it continued when they didn't get enough. I travel on my own regularly and i am not intimidated by the Gambian men who are usually very...More

Thank Blondie200053
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lamin Lodge is a typical Gambian tranquil river inlet on the side of the ‘River Gambia’. It is run as a co-operative amongst the local Gambians from Lamin Village who farm for oysters which they sell to the local markets and then process the oyster...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

..entered the restaurant and it was crowded. We saw people sitting down and eating enjoying them self, so we took a big tabble all 11 of us. Then we got the menu and saw some apes outside just behind us on the roof. we noticed...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

You must know that you'll have to defend yourself from the monkeys, they do respect the stick that you are provided with upon arrival. Other than that food is really nice and staff is friendly! Amazing view and tour boats available nearby ;)

Thank Aiscriim90
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Went here as part of a trip. It is quite amazing. Very rustic, we only had a drink a.though the food looked fantastic.

Thank sausages1757
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stopped off here a couple of times . Once with Arch tours ( 4 tours in one day) to indulge in drinks and doughnuts. A couple of days later we found ourselves there again for The Lazy Day River Cruise. A very rustic and...More

Thank Marilyn D
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamin, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  West Coast Division  >  Lamin
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