Gambia offers an exotic gastronomy, most of which you will be able to find in the restaurants of Banjul, with the most tropical dishes full of vegetables and fresh fish from the Atlantic, without forgetting to mention the rice dishes complete with the different meats from the region.
Gambian cuisine looks to nature as its principle source of ingredients, with rice, corn, field vegetables and fresh fish being important products, contributing to nearly all the dishes served up in Banjul or Bakau.
The most widely used ingredient in Gambia is rice whoch normally accompanies fish, tomato, nuts and vegetables. This particular dish, called 'Tiep Bou Diene' is the most famous Gambian dish. As well as fish, gambians also use a wide selection of different meats, the most common of whoch being chicken.
For dessert, there is nothing better than freshly picked tropical fruit...banana, papaya, melon and grapefruit all commonplace in Gambia.
If eating out is almost a hobby for you, you should take note that the best restaurants are to be found in Banjul or in the different restaurants situated in the hotels of the region.
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