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US$6 - US$14
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Famous Brunch Buffet !
1. Famous Brunch Buffet !
"Sunday brunch buffet is by far the best experience we’ve had in gambia"
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2. Fresh Food and Local Cuisine !
2. Fresh Food and Local Cuisine !
"favourite place to eat fabulous fresh food vegetables & love the osso"
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3. Level of Care !
3. Level of Care !
"perfect place to stay safe whilst enjoying beautifully prepared food"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Butcher’s shop and the service is perfect. The atmosphere is very romantic. And chef is top!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

Had a fantastic business brunch yesterday. I have been highly Covid conscious since before the lockdown (home since March this year), but was relieved and delighted at the level of care the staff and management took. Butcher's Shop is the perfect place to stay safe...whilst enjoying beautifully prepared food. I would especially recommend Butcher's to anyone looking to venture out in this critical post Covid era.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 May 2022 via mobile

The Butcher Shop was a great find. We've been to Sea Shells, Al Terrace, The Wine bar and other great restaurants, but the Butcher Shop is a notch above them all. The owner Driss personally waited on our table and went above and beyond to...make sure we had a good experience. Some of our favorite dishes were the marinated chicken breast, osso buco, tenderloin and lamb. It has a wonderful romantic atmosphere as well. We are looking forward to our next trip back!More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

This restaurant has a very interesting menu, compared to many in the Gambia; the dessert menu is particularly appealing. The food is very tasty and made from good quality ingredients. We have eaten here many times and the service has been professional and attentive every...time. The owner is warm and welcoming. The visual experience is also great with white tablecloths, glassware, artwork, plants and chalkboards.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 5 April 2022

Visited twice during our 2 week stay. 1st time wasn't busy and the staff were over attentive. 2nd time they were busy with not enough staff. Had to order 3 times as the first two orders went into the kitchen only to be told our...choices were unavailable. The owner was pleasant and introduced himself on both occasions. Food was nice but small portions.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 25 March 2022

Had lunch, what a nice experience, the service was top notch and the food worthy of the best restaurants. This is a place you must visit if you appreciate good food, excellent wine, and an attentive but not intrusive service.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 18 March 2022 via mobile

Every time we visit The Gambia, we always visit the Butchers Shop & we are never disappointed! This evening we took friends & had a super meal once again-the men had steaks that were cooked to perfection, whilst my friend & I had slow cooked...lamb & a super personalised chicken salad, washed down with a rather cheeky chianti! The owner always casts a professional eye over proceedings & ensures everyone’s experience is positive by chatting to everyone on each table. He is utterly charming & never ages at all!! No hesitation in wholeheartedly recommending the restaurant to all who visit Gambia & already looking forward to our next visit!More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 7 March 2022

After asking for some recommendations from hotel guest who were regulars in The Gambia, The Butchers Shop came up several times. We were not disappointed and were greeted by smiling waiters that were a pleasure to meet and made the evening a delight. The food...did not disappoint and was both fresh and tasty with the flavours in every bite satisfying our curios taste buds. The deserts so tempting that greed forced a three desert order for the two of us, a great wine list awaits those wishing to sample the ample cellar, whilst local and international bears and spirts await you. Well worth a visit or several if you wish to treat yourself.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 25 February 2022 via mobile

Best union soup ever! It s been a long time since I have tasted such a great union soup. You can taste the freshness. Served real hot with bread and melted cheese. A winner!

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 10 February 2022 via mobile

Best restaurant in gambia !! Don't miss the opportunity to eat here, steak melts like butter in your mouth, it was the best and softest steak I've ever had in my life 😋

Date of visit: February 2022
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Response from GoodFoodFajara | Property representative |
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14 August 2018|
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Response from RelaxOrDie | Reviewed this property |
Hiya... Its only 10-15 mins in a cab depending on traffic at your end.... I wouldn't pay more than D200 in a local cab (yellow), but depending on the time of day the bush taxis (mini buses) go past on their way to Bakau so... More
17 May 2018|
Response from Owen T | Reviewed this property |
yes it should be open
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Yes, Butcher's Shop offers takeaway services.

Butcher's Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5