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Poco Loco

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Nr Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
+2202742500
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hengelo (ov)
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300 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun here! We had two sun beds here and stayed for a few hours. We thoroughly enjoyed watching a group of 8-10 Gambian men smoking joints and having fun on the nearby sun beds, although it might put other guests off. We didn't try the food but drinks were ok. Nice wine. The lady who served us really... More 

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Thank vosdiana
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice remark. We are really glad you enjoyed yourself, our drinks and sunbeds. Your compliments makes us jump for joy. We want everyone to enjoy themselves here with us. We are deeply & truly sorry for the unfriendly manner of our waitress. HAPPY NEW MONTH!!! We hope to welcome you again. More 

lincolnshire
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place looked great & is directly on the beach. It all looks like a Caribbean style club,with upstairs terrace. We were told this was the place to go! I think it is a Dutch place & it has a live band. But the music the Saturday night we went wasn't that great. Also the place seemed more popular with... More 

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Thank molly75
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi, You might not like our place but please we advice that you do not come to our page marketing another restaurant. Please be advice!!!! By the way prostitutes don't patronize us and bad comments is not a good sign of trying to get tourist to flow in to your restaurant, we have earned it over the years through thick... More 

Rushden, Northants
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I didn't eat here but heard good reviews about the food. We went to the reggae night with live music and the place was pretty jumping! The music was good, the atmosphere was good, a very relaxed place to spend your evening mixing with the locals and tourists alike.

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Thank Lisa F
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice remark. We are really glad you enjoyed yourself, our service, live bands and ambience. Your compliments makes us jump for joy. We want everyone to feel at home with us. We hope to welcome you again. More 

Northants
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped for a beer to watch the sunset. Beers much dearer than the rest of kololi. Overpriced due to beech location

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Thank HolidayHepburns
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi, We are sorry you feel that way about our prices of beer. You cannot compare the prices with local bars or shops. All restaurants around close by, we all sell beer same prices. Thank you. We hope to see you again. More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food with a lovely ambience. Right next to the hotel! Good Live music playing. Reasonably priced.

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Thank tlcpooh
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice remark. We are really glad you enjoyed yourself, our service,live bands and ambience. Your compliments makes us jump for joy. We want everyone to feel at home with us. We hope to welcome you again. More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Great reggae bands here when me and my friends visited ! If you want a great night with music pls go here ! We had a great time in this bar , highly recommend you visit !!

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Thank Steve I
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your nice remark. We really appreciate that you had fun and enjoyed our LIVE BAND. We hope to see you again. More 

1 review
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you decide to visit this bar beware, when you pay the bill make sure to count out the money in front of the staff, and then get them to check also before leaving. I visited there recently with a friend, had a meal and on receiving the bill placed 1400D in the wallet (including generous tip). When I handed... More 

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Thank John B
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi It's a pity you have to write this knowing it's a public and a commercial venue. The manager on duty told me about the incident on the day it happened. Actually what the manger told me, you asked for him and he came to you and asked you "if the waiter counted the money in your presence and you... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Absolutely loved this place, right on the beach front perfect place to relax and enjoy a few cold beers or cocktails ,excellent food too,staff were great and very friendly,great atmosphere to enjoy the nightime entertainment,

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Thank Brewster_Fochabers
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice remark. We are really glad you enjoyed yourself, our service,food,drinks,live bands and ambience. Your compliments makes us jump for joy. We want everyone to feet at home with us. We hope to welcome you again. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We found the staff all very friendly and the service was always good. It gets busy when the bands are playing so get there early if you want a seay

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Thank Fitzy2014
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice remark. We are really glad you enjoyed yourself, our service,food,live bands and ambience. We hope to see you again. More 

Margate
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

On the beach nice ..but totally over priced ..small water and Diet Coke 145 D ! Rude unfriendly staff and Crowded ! Turn left walk up the beach a little and get much much cheaper drinks etc at lucks bar and the staff are not rude !,,,

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Thank AlisonCarter
Josie A, Manager at Poco Loco, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. We are sorry for any inconvenienced caused by our staffs. When next there is any misbehavior from any of staff kindly call these numbers (7232884 & 7881177) and the issue will be dealt with immediately. Note: We do not appreciate anyone complaining about our staffs and advertising another restaurant, if you want to complain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +2202742500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?