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Le Dernier Comptoir Colonial

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Base Naval, Douala BP b5618, Cameroon
+237 77 76 04 05
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The river isn't the prettiest, but there is something special about sitting above the river. The food especially the roast fish is very tasty. The waitresses are polite and welcoming. Overall a great way to relax anytime you feel like.

Thank Sweet_NK
Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a drink here with a friend in June and watched the sun go down over the river. The venue is old authentic and charming and you can sit right out on the water on the pier. Nice to pass an afternoon.

Thank Ryan S
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to drive up to the port and come here for lunch. The food is delicious and prices are reasonable. We don't speak French and staff don't really speak English but they were very friendly and tried their best to communicate with us. Nice to sit by the river for evening drinks or meals.

Thank 243janicew
Munich, Germany
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Coming to this place is a real pleasure. The personnel is really hospitable, polite and nicely dressed. The atmosphere of the place is relaxed, a gentle breeze making one feeling cuddled. Big grilled prawns are amazing, as well as grilled "captain fish" and sole. I tried to call the number on a Sunday to make sure it'd be open -... More 

Thank FDT75
Yaounde, Cameroon
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were excited to try the place because of the reviews on this site. We brought colleagues from other countries for one dinner this week and we had a terrible time! The meal was overpriced, the portions too small, and did not even taste fresh and well cooked! While the view would have been nice, the place is already quite... More 

Thank Kareen C
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The fresh breeze makes this restaurant such a nice place to spend time at. It has a pier and quite a number of tables to sit, eat and enjoy the serene view over the river/bay. The food is good - the portions are not enormous and the prices are similar like in some other restaurants, but the atmosphere is just... More 

Thank SmiljkaDL
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

The grilled Gambas, the grilled captaine fish steak, ndole and rice: all were good especially the fish steak. Excellent to visit on a Sunday. Overall, a clean place overlooking the river. (Not fancy but just clean local restaurant to enjoy good food).

Thank Nad-H-H-82
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Been to thsi place before and it's amazing to sit and have dinner or any meal for that matter while listening to the soothing sounds of waves of the Wouri. But the place seem to be aging and maintenance seems to slack a bit. The prices have gotten conderably high mostly because most people that eat here are tourits.

Thank ngondamulato
Dondra, Sri Lanka
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Fell in love the second I arrived. Had been looking forward to going based purely on the fact that everyone calls it the Colonial Club and had for weeks before I got to Douala harboured fantasies of Kenyan Happy Valley style excess. Cannot promise you excess but can promise the best view in Douala with a beautiful, just the right... More 

Thank Katy R
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

cosy, chic ..........internet with a usb key additional services : -personnal taxi (2500F per hour) distances are short in douala -cleanning room service ( 2000F/days) -and breakfast or lunch service available

Thank eteki d

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Base Naval, Douala BP b5618, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Littoral Region  >  Douala
  • Phone Number: +237 77 76 04 05
a sea view on the border of the wouri

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