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Derriere le stade Seyni Kountche | BP 1129, Niamey, Niger
+227 20 73 58 18
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to Tabakady at least once every time I come to Niger, generally when there is something to celebrate.It is that kind of place. The food is generally very good, typically French Cuisine. It is seldom full, and as it is a small place it has an air of intimacy. Don't expect fast service, the cook takes his time... More 

Thank Dan P
Wilmington, Delaware
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Fine French dining. Kind wait staff. A few menus may be available in English. Wait staff can usually understand basic English or Spanish. Interesting photos of the dessert taken by owner hang around the dining room.

Thank Perryville_John
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52 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Firts things first; the food is extremely nice. Well pepared, well cooked and elegantly served. All which is French inspired and good, from succulent duck to elegant escargot . Desserts are also great. The surroundings are calm, quiet and inspiering, so muchg that we were contemplating staying here for a night or to, despite that fact that we live close... More 

1 Thank tancred2014
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Nice venue with a lovely garden, interesting and diverse menu. My first meal was terrific, the second, less so. There isn't alot of choice for european menus in Niamey so its worth checking out. If you dont speak french, it could be difficult....

Thank lomnava
Nairobi, Kenya
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

Far removed from dusty Niamey, though situated right in the city is this restaurant inside a small hotel. It is decorated with photographs of the Sahel and the French food and ambience is brilliant. The service is just adequate but detracts little from the overall experience.

Thank NirmalyaKE
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150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

The interior is great with many photos on the wall. Waiters were very professional and patient. I felt I was in an authentic french restaurant. The soup on the photo was great except foie gras. This restaurant would be one of my choices if I have a chance to visit NIamey again.

Thank Fukuyan
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292 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Surroundings are not pleasant, but the place was quiet and fresh (if possible). Interesting choice of Niger food (such as capitaine with tasty sauce) and french cuisine. Servers were nice.

Thank Christophe M
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

Niamey is not exactly known for its culinary offerings. Before my first trip I had fears of how I could feed myself, Fortunately, my worry was nonsense. Tabakady is definetely one of the 3 spots i frequent when in Niamey. Food is nice and selection is good. Have never gotten sick here - a worry I always have in West... More 

1 Thank Martinwt
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

Food is very good but restaurant management is rude and spiteful (though waitstaff are helpful and friendly). See review from hotel. In short was refused lunch service after a miscommunication regarding an order. During my 6 day stay I saw several people turned away from the restaurant if they arrived minutes after 2pm when lunch service ceases. Serious overhaul of... More 

1 Thank 0_Just_Laura_0
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

The food was ever so delicious! One evening I had fish and the other beef, both prepared with fantastic sauce. The waiters are helpful if you do not speak French.

Thank Joseph N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 50
French, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derriere le stade Seyni Kountche | BP 1129, Niamey, Niger
  • Location: Africa  >  Niger  >  Niamey
  • Phone Number: +227 20 73 58 18
In a scene photos highlighting the landscapes and people of Niger, the restaurant offers french gourmet meals and specialties from the south west. The restaurant has a private room for 20 people for family meals or business. a hotel part consists of 8 comfortable rooms and 2 suites. a privat pool is reserverd for hotel guests

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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