This stylish Chinese restaurant has a charming shaded terrace and a smart dining room inside, both of which attract a loyal crowd of expats. The dishes are delicious and service is good.
One of Yaoundé's older Chinese restaurants, this has nice tables set under a wide porch, and a comprehensive menu. The starters are worth picking at.
At the Benedictine monastery on Mt Fébé, north of the city centre, the Musée d'Art Camerounais has an impressive collection of masks, bronze- and woodwork and other examples of Cameroonian art. The chapel is also wo…
This is one of the better zoos in West Africa, co-run by the Cameroon Wildlife Aid Fund (www.cwaf.org), with a sizeable collection of native primates, rescued from poachers and the bushmeat trade.
This excellent bakery sells a delicious line of freshly baked croissants, beignets (pastries) and sandwiches. Other treats include pizzas, burgers and coffee to go.
A friendly welcome, a whiff of colonial atmosphere and a terrace made for people-watching in the heart of Yaoundé, La Sintra does a full breakfast menu, Italian and Cameroonian cuisine as well as delicious French di…
Fresh and well-prepared Turkish food is served up at this smart terrace restaurant (with an even smarter inside dining room complete with white tablecloths and silver service). Take away is available.
This is a pricey place, with traditional Cameroonian dishes in an upscale setting. If you've ever wondered what crocodile mbongo tastes like, this is the place to find out.