Cameroon restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Buea


A rarity in Cameroon: a stylish restaurant with warm attentive service. The minimal interior has white walls brightened with feathered hats and geometric basketwork from the northwest highlands. The menu is also tra…
Top Choice International in Douala

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'll find steak tartare, grilled zebu fillet, goat's-cheese ravi…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Yaoundé

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. The dishes are delicious and service is excellent. The iced cof…
Top Choice International in N'Gaoundéré

La Plazza

Something of a N'Gaoundéré institution, this place has live music nightly and cold draught beer from the thatched bar. The Lebanese and pasta dishes are excellent, but don't miss the perennially popular Sunday buffe…
Patisserie in Yaoundé


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

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 prepared, and served up by the friendly staff at poolside tables…
Cafe in Bamenda

Pres Cafe

Bamenda's Pres Cafe offers rare finds in Cameroon: good local coffee including cappuccino, fresh salads, carrot cake and a wide range of natural juices. It's located by the excellent Fairtrade PresCraft gift shop wh…
International in Limbe

Hot Spot

With hands down the best location in town, overlooking the dramatic coastline and Park Hotel Miramar, this place offers a fairly standard selection of meat grills, shrimp, fish and chicken dishes. The friendly staff…
African in Douala

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 similar to spinach and flavoured with smoked fish), plus pizza, …
African in Foumban

La Saveur

An easy-to-miss upstairs restaurant (near the market on the road to the Catholic mission) with blue-green walls, a mosaic tiled floor, plastic flowers on the tables and bargain food, including a selection of village…