Must see restaurants in Cameroon

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    Iya

    A rarity in Cameroon: a stylish restaurant with warm attentive service. The minimal interior has white walls brightened with feathered hats and geometric…

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    La Fourchette

    A smart and tasteful option, La Fourchette's menu is out of this world if you're used to the more normal Cameroonian choice of chicken or fish. Here you…

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    La Paillote

    This stylish Vietnamese restaurant has a charming shaded terrace and a smart dining room inside, both of which attract a loyal crowd of Yaoundé expats…

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    Calafatas

    Concealed in a synthetic wooden cabin but founded way back in 1935, this is Yaoundé’s best bakery, selling scrumptious madeleines, palmiers and croissants.

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    Foyer du Marin

    It's worth making a diversion for the nightly grill at this hotel; great kebabs, steaks, chicken, seafood dishes and juicy German sausage are all well…

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    Saga African Restaurant

    Atmospheric and upmarket, the Saga offers an interesting mix of African dishes with some local classics, such as ndole (a dish made with bitter leaves…

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    Le Sintra

    With a friendly welcome, a faint whiff of colonial atmosphere and a pleasant screened terrace in the heart of Yaoundé, La Sintra does a full breakfast…

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    Patisserie Select Plus

    This bustling bakery near Yaoundé's cathedral sells a delicious line of freshly baked croissants, beignets (pastries) and sandwiches which you can consume…

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    Le Biniou

    Well located near the Afriland First Bank, in a gated enclosure with a terrace enclosed by greenery. Sweet and savoury pancakes are a speciality, as well…

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    Chez Wou

    One of Yaoundé's older Chinese restaurants, this one has nice tables set under a wide porch, and a comprehensive menu. It's good if you're ready for a…

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    Istanbul

    Fresh and well-prepared Turkish food is served up swiftly at this smart terrace restaurant (with an even smarter inside dining room complete with white…

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    Zepol

    The best and most stylish takeaway patisserie and boulangerie (bakery) in town, founded 1968. The wood-lined interior is decorated with carnival masks…

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    Le Glacier Moderne

    A central breakfast spot serving fresh juices, pastries, omelettes and coffees. There's an ice-cream counter, a gilded zebra-patterned screen and a…

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    Vegetarian Carnivore

    In Rhumsiki make a beeline for Vegetarian Carnivore, at the entrance to the village. Here you'll be met by friendly, English-speaking Kodji, who runs one…

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    Relais de la Porte Mayo

    For upscale dining, this is Maroua's best option, popular with the local French community. The restaurant has great French options, including a good-value…

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    Restaurant Le Baobab

    This pleasant spot by the main market has outdoor seating under a thatched roof, a friendly atmosphere and good food, including a nightly buffet. Check…