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Villa Soudan

Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
+223 20 22 88 46
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good52%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brochette” (4 reviews)
“niger river” (4 reviews)
“pool” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Set right on the Niger river with a beautiful view over the the Bamako "skyline", this restaurant boasts a nice inner court yard with a pool, some cosy seating seating areas, a relaxed bar and a no surprise menu. It's not signposted outside and therefor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ajaenson71
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lovely ambiance, nice view, security provided. Relaxed ambiance! Good food quality by not so cheap prices!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank josecreis
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice, on the river of the Niger and the atmosphere is cool and relaxing. The food was nice and the service quite fast. I enjoyed it.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 656enricoa
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Typical African quality food. Not big variety, mainly brochettes, but with good wine. The brochette de Captain was very good, tasty and juicy. Location is very nice and quiet with views to the river Niger

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Oscar U
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Forgot the order so it got one hour to eat a brochette, nice sounds of frogs coming from the pool. Merci et au revoir

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank a d
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The only thing as good as the views and location was the brochettes capitane. Service is just as good making this a worthwhile visit.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Gabriel9431
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was raining all day today (Sunday) so we skipped going to this riverside restaurant until dinner time. I was surprised at how small the seating area inside the restaurant is. There are actually 2 seating areas - one outside near the swimming pool and...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TomTerrific51
Reviewed 14 July 2016

had a dinner there, but the service was lousy, the food was rather basic ( overcooked, half cold, ...)

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Afroptimiste
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The a la carte menu is Bamako-standard international fare - do not miss the Capitaine!! There are also weekly menus and daily specials ... we appreciated all!

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank laurafrommiami2015
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The ambiance is great, just by the river with some great live music! The service is always professional and friendly at the same time. Food is average, not WOW but ok good! Never had a bad tasting wine there, one of the rare places in...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Oriana N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badalabougou Ouest Route du palais de la culture. Rue 50-Porte 1058, Bamako, Mali
  • Location: Africa  >  Mali  >  Bamako
  • Phone Number: +223 20 22 88 46
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