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Express Check-in & Check-out

Daily full American Buffet Breakfast

Glass of Welcome Champagne on arrival


Children 7 to 16 years pay 50% of an adult price

15% discount on massage, pedicure and manicure

All Taxes and Service Charges included

Restaurants & Bars at Kairaba Beach Hotel

The Kairaba has four restaurants and five bars serving a vast array of culinary pleasures from The Gambia and across the world. Our restaurants offer a mix of air-conditioned elegance, exotic dishes and live poolside cooking, all using the finest ingredients and prepared by some of the best chefs in The Gambia.

Before and after dinner we offer a number of different bars located around the hotel for a relaxing cocktail. During dinner we present nightly entertainment in many of our restaurants and bars.

The Ice Cream parlour offers an alternative venue for snacks, breakfast, brunch, tea or coffee with a view to the vibrant Senegambia palazzo.

The opportunity that God sends does not wake up him who sleeps.'


The world fusion Gourmet menu in our newly styled à la carte restaurant is sublime and the décor has been updated to include intimate dining spaces to conserve privacy.

The walls feature dynamic and inspirational artwork to add to your dining experience. Shikra is a spacious and well-designed restaurant offering a comfortable and relaxing dining experience.

TEnjoy a relaxing aperitif before being shown to your table, where you will agree that the service from our highly trained and typically dressed waiters and waitresses is truly magnificent.

Dress code: smart casual – no shorts.

Special Dine and Dance Evening 1st November to April 31st

Opening hours: 19.00 to midnight, Monday to Saturday.

Closed on Sundays

'A calm sea does not make a skilled sailor.'

(Gambian proverb)

The opportunity that God sends does not wake up him who sleeps.'

Bodega Casa Fernando

A Mix of the World Cuisine, relax and open atmosphere, with live entertainment each night. We have an interesting and tempting menu incorporating fresh local ingredients to provide an exciting array of delicious meals.

Opening hours: 18.00 to 24.00, seven days a week

Greed loses what it has gained'

(Gambian proverb)

Malimbe Restaurant

The Malimbe restaurant has it all. Located poolside, it serves an à la carte lunch menu followed by a different themed buffet each evening.

There are live cooking stations, including pasta, and a live grill station, where you can enjoy locally caught prawns, fresh chicken, meat and seafood, including whole fish from the charcoal barbecue. Then to finish, our dessert station has tempting desserts, home-made by our in-house pastry chef.

While you're enjoying your meal, we will provide live entertainment and a band playing each evening.

Opening hours: 09.00 to midnight, seven days a week.

'Nobody tells all he knows'

(Gambian proverb)

Kingfisher Restaurant

The Kingfisher is the perfect place to start the day. Take a seat and we will serve you freshly prepared coffee or tea while you help yourself to our fantastic international buffet breakfast with a choice of hot and cold food, a selection of freshly baked bread, cereals, yoghurts and, for the more serious breakfasters, how about a fully cooked breakfast of bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, boiled eggs, corn fritters and more?

Try our live cooking stations serving delicious thick and fluffy omelettes filled with big chunks of any condiment you like. Pancakes and waffles are also freshly prepared. How about a topping of fresh fruit, some locally produced Gambian honey or a fresh juice prepared with locally grown fruit such as mango?

The restaurant has a fully air conditioned non-smoking dining room inside and a large outdoor terrace overlooking the garden, the pool and the distant ocean.

Opening hours: 07.00 to 10.30, seven days a week.

'A child who denies their mother a night's sleep will also remain awake'

(Gambian proverb)

Ice Cream Shop

Situated by the main entrance, and offering a wide selection of ice creams, coffees, cakes and sandwiches our Ice Cream Shop is not to be missed. We have a huge selection of ice creams, all made fresh by our international executive chef in-house. Not satisfied with just an ice cream? Then what about a cappuccino or an espresso? Enjoy them all in our air conditioned shop or sitting pleasantly outside on the terrace.

Opening hours: 08.00 to 22.00, seven days a week.

'Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it'

(Gambian proverb)

Monsoon Bar

With a fantastic view over the gardens and on to the Atlantic Ocean, the Monsoon Bar is a fantastic place to enjoy a morning coffee or a special evening meal, which is available from our all day dining menu. The Monsoon Bar is located next to the Shikra with an outside terrace.

Opening hours: seven days a week, happy hour 17.30 to 18.30.

Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it'

(Gambian proverb)

Havana Club

For a pre-dinner drink, think about the Havana Club, located at the main entrance, with two happy hours each day. Come along and enjoy a Cuban-style drink in a relaxing atmosphere. After your meal, why not enjoy an after-dinner drink – cognac, whisky or beer.

Opening hours: 09.00 to 02.00, seven days a week. Happy hours 19.00 and 20.00 and 23.00 to midnight.

'To admire an individual and trying be like him is not equal to disrespecting him'.

(Gambian proverb)

Bolong Bar

Situated by our pool, let our friendly waiters serve you one of our special cocktails or a cooling beer, whilst you relax under the shade of our umbrellas and truly enjoy your holiday. Our famous happy hour with live entertainment is famous all over The Gambia.

Opening hours: 09.00 to midnight, seven days a week. Happy hour from 17.30 to 18.30.

'No matter how long a log may float in the water, it will never become a crocodile'.

(Gambian proverb)

Beach House

Situated directly on the beach, our beach house offers you a tempting array of cool refreshing drinks to take away that parched feeling, while enjoying the cool breeze from the Atlantic Ocean. A cool drink, a hot drink or an ice cream – all are available here. There is a wonderful terrace for guests to sit at and order from our extensive menu card. Enjoy a wonderful meal whilst gazing over the ocean.

Openi'What is the use of consulting a dead man's horoscope?'

(Gambian proverb)