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El Sol Gambia

Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
+220 732 0000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“pescado” (3 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was fantastic with a wide selection on menu and great vegetarian selection, staff were great with a special mention to LaLa whome my children adored.

Thank samueljames2
Reviewed 10 April 2018

They say their menu card is all latin American dishes but rather less so. There in no Spanish spoken also, better speak Mandinga (;-)).

Thank lcbl2016
MehdiELSOL, Owner at El Sol Gambia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for your review . In El Sol we do speak Mandinka, Wollof , Spanish, Italian, English, French, Dutch, German and even Arabic if needed by our international customers .....

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Really difficult place to review - first visit my steak was superb - my partners fish was cold over cooked and inedible - second time her fajitas were delicious - my steak was stringy and looked and tasted disgusting. Even at its best the food...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Visited twice on our trip. The best steaks by far, cooked perfectly and flambed at the table, far superior to the popular restaurant down the road a bit.

Thank ali-grey
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went here last time when we were in Gambia People pleasant Not as good Sorry More options the choose would be better

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

During our stay in Gambia, we visited El Sol in three different nights. Every time both atmosphere, service and food were excellent and way over our expectations. Fajitas, Quesadillas and Enchiladas were just awesome. Nachos Supreme is definitely worth of tasting.

Thank OssiSavolainen
Reviewed 12 March 2018

visited 3 times while we were here , the first time we came we didnt see Paul from last year who was fantastic. However the young waiter we did have was brilliant - service was spot on and food was excellent. We were passing here...More

Thank anjpink
Reviewed 9 March 2018

6 of us went to revisit this restaurant having been last year. Paul our waiter served us again and rcognised us both earlier in the day even remembering our names. Paul is a credit to the restaurant and made the meal providing an excellent service...More

Thank ngwilkinson
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Went there in January with friends of me who know the owner. Then the food were excellent the portions ok and you got full, service good. Next time we went there was without my friend who know the owner. Then the service were very low,...More

Thank Tigram1
MehdiELSOL, Owner at El Sol Gambia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Sorry to hear about your bad experience at El Sol . I am even surprised to read such a comment . We are here to satisfy all our customers without any favoritism, you should have called for the attention of the owner who is always...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fantastic food had the fillet pepper corn steak it was perfect,clean tidy and the staff were very good ,great atmosphere and busy would go again

Thank jasminelouisem
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Questions & Answers
Barbara P
20 May 2018|
Response from debbieleewoodward | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of what your question actually is - let me know and if I can help it'd be a pleasure! El sol was really good service and food
Barbara P
17 May 2018|
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Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Hello Barbara . We are closed for the entire month of Ramadan and we will only be open as of the 19th of June.
Barbara P
21 February 2018|
Response from MehdiELSOL | Property representative |
Thank you so much Barbara... hope to see you soon . Always here trying to give the best to all our customers .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 19
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi, Serekunda 1000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Serekunda  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 732 0000
  • E-mail
El Sol, Mexican Cuisine & Beyond is a restaurant serving modern Mexican and international food in a trendy and cosy setting at affordable prices. Located in the Senegambia area 50 steps away from Aquarius Night Club Kololi. Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at our bar or have some tapas and drinks on our terrace. We are now also open for lunch with a new menu of light bites, salads, burgers, sandwiches and some of our best tapas.
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