Best restaurants in Yaoundé

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    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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    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 coffee and spring rolls are a treat.

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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 menu, Italian and Cameroonian cuisine, as well as delicious French dishes such as crevettes à la provençale (shrimps cooked in garlic).

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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 at stand-up tables by the window. Other treats include pizzas, burgers and coffee to go.

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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 as Cameroonian meat and fish dishes.

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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 change from Cameroonian food: try the ginger-and-garlic prawns.

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    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 tablecloths and silver service). Takeaway is available.