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A break away from the city

Takes time to get there but lovely beach road and boat ride is beautiful through the forest onto... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Teal7
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Beautiful European styled restaurant

Bab’s Dock is a beautiful European styled restaurant tucked away at the edge of the lagoon in... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
The Wakaholic M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Takes time to get there but lovely beach road and boat ride is beautiful through the forest onto the lake. the fresh fish skewers was beautifully cooked and the service was great. There were some water sports options and take your swimsuit as you can...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Bab’s Dock is a beautiful European styled restaurant tucked away at the edge of the lagoon in Cococodji (11km from Cotonou). Almost everything at this charming lake house is made of local wood. The property can be accessed either by road or by boat which...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went here on a weekend to get a few drinks and enjoy the bay. The location listed on Trip Advisor is misleading as it is about 30 minutes (by road) away from Cocodji. The townspeople in Cocodji had never heard of Bab's Dock so we...More

1  Thank Festive P
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great and very exotic place to visit in Cotonou. Ideal to relax and have a good very fresh fish food. The prices are a little bit high compared to the country but very moderate for a tourist (I doubt Benin will have a lot unfortunately)....More

Thank Michel A
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Just the way tog et there from Cotonou is really unique. Follow the beach road (sandy, bumpy, for 4W drives), beautiful beaches, palm trees, beautiful landscape. Take a boat through the mangrove forrest to get to Bab's dock which lays in a lagoon. It's a...More

Thank MarinaS4
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good destination for a day with family and / or friends. Artificial island but very natural vegetation and warm frame. I always enjoyed going there. Attractions for children and adults, respecting the environment. Meals and beverages on-site. It is a detour that deserves to...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

After a gentle boat trip, we had lunch here and chilled for a few hours, very nice. It was part of a guided tour to Ganvie (the floating village) again by boat.

Thank nineyrolfr
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great food in a relaxing atmosphere. The prices are no higher than central Cotonou but the adventure of getting to the dock down the mostly unmade roads (Land Rover or high axle vehicle would have been much easier) then the boat through the mangroves and...More

1  Thank AlanKershaw
Reviewed 13 September 2016

What I hatttttte about Bab's Dock is that he has trapped an alligator in an enclosed cement pit with no nature at all. Not only no nature, but it's disgustingly filthy. This poor being is imprisoned for the sake of people being able to "view"...More

2  Thank sagesonroute
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Cool place to just get away from hectic Cotonou! It's about 45 minut drive from Cotonou and the road by the sea is pretty cool to see when you go there! The mangrove on the way to Bab's dock is also very beautiful! Once you're...More

Thank Éric P
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