Casamance restaurants

Top Choice International in Cap Skirring


Set on the main road about 400m south of the village roundabout, Casa-Resto may lack the sea views and flashy setting, but it serves up some of the best meals in Cap Skirring. The menu has a bit of everything: good …
French in Cap Skirring

Casa Bambou

Offers tasty grilled seafood and roast chicken in a cheery, open-sided setting on the main road. The plat du jour (daily special) is a steal at CFA1000. Next door the restaurant has a bar-disco that draws a dance-mi…
International in Cap Skirring

Le Biarritz

This much-loved classic serves up reliable plates of pasta with shrimp, grilled fish, sandwiches and ever-flowing drinks. On weekend nights, Le Biarritz embraces its wild side, with DJs (or bands) and dancing – and …
African in Ziguinchor

Le Erobon

This humble outdoor eatery is highly recommended. You can come here any time of day for grilled fish, carefully spiced and served with a sea view. The ambience is wonderfully relaxed and sometimes includes live musi…
International in Cap Skirring


Just off the road leading to the beach, Diaspora is an elegant but welcoming setting for nicely prepared crab ravioli, pork cutlets and pizza, as well as grilled seafood. There's live music some nights, too.
African in Ziguinchor

Le Kassa

Ziguinchor's best-known dining spot has a plant-filled courtyard and classic cooking – the Senegalese dishes are best. The kitchen stays open late and there's live music some nights. On the roundabout.
Bakery in Ziguinchor

Boulangerie Blé d'Or

Follow the scent of fresh-baked bread to this delightful bakery and snack spot just south of the Jean-Paul II roundabout. The croissants and pastries are Ziguinchor's best.
African in Oussouye


Serves up tasty Senegalese dishes with a smile from a pleasant location on the main road (at the turnoff to Campement Emanaye).
Seafood in Cap Skirring

Bar de la Mer

For seafood on the beach, it's hard to beat this eatery set in a high-end guesthouse right on the beach at Kabrousse (5km south of Cap Skirring).
Market in Ziguinchor

Marché Escale

Self-caterers can buy all the fresh fruit and vegetables they can carry at this market near the waterfront.