Top things to do

Top Choice Market in Banjul

Albert Market

Since its creation in the mid-19th century the Albert Market, an area of frenzied buying, bartering and bargaining, has been Banjul's hub of activity. This cacophany of Banjul life is intoxicating, with its stalls …
Top Choice School in Banjul

St Joseph's Adult Education & Skills Centre

Tucked away inside an ancient Portuguese building, this centre has provided training to disadvantaged women for the last 20 years. Visitors can take a free tour of sewing, crafts and tie-dye classes, and purchase re…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts

Bijilo Forest Park

This small reserve and community forest is a lovely escape. A 4.5km walk takes you along a well-maintained series of trails that pass through lush vegetation, gallery forest, low bush and grass, towards the dunes. Y…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts

Kachikally Crocodile Pool

One of Gambia's most popular tourist attractions is a sacred site for locals. As crocodiles represent the power of fertility in Gambia, women who experience difficulties in conceiving often come here to pray and was…
Top Choice Moroccan in Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts

Butcher's Shop

Driss, the Moroccan celebrity chef (and TV star), knows how to grill a pepper steak to perfection, subtly blend a sauce until the spices sing in harmony and present a freshly pressed juice cocktail like a precious g…
Top Choice International in Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts

Gaya Art Café

Arty, veggie, healthy and organic, this is an unlikely addition to Senegambia's loud and boisterous food stations. The airy sculpture garden with its comfy armchairs is a great place to relax, the food absolutely fr…
Top Choice Seafood in Banjul

Nefertiti Bar & Restaurant

Smack on the beach with a gorgeous view of the beach, this laid-back spot serves up local seafood and is a popular spot for drinks in the late afternoon and evening.
Top Choice International in Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts

Ngala Lodge

One of Gambia's most renowned restaurants, this has always been the top address for sumptuous and lovingly presented meals; service and sea-view setting are impeccable.
Middle Eastern in Banjul

Ali Baba Snack Bar

Banjul's main snack bar has a deserved reputation for tasty shwarmas (sliced, grilled meat and salad in pita bread) and felafel sandwiches.
Middle Eastern in Banjul

King of Shawarma Café

Friendly, fresh and happy to relax its opening hours, this place serves delicious meze and pressed fruit juice.