African Cuisine in Guadeloupe

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some African food, don't miss out on a chance to indulge yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a few locations in Guadeloupe where you can try some.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual locale of Wam Africa to the restaurants where cocktails are just as important to dinner as the fare, you may very well stumble upon something worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, preview the limited selection of African places you could try while vacationing nearby. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see more important info about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Wam Africa

Baillif | (069) 057-1878

Wam Africa is a smart choice worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time visiting this village or the surrounding area. It is 2.9 miles northwest of Basse Terre. For a great way to wind down while eating a decent plate of African fare, remember this local eatery where the whole vibe is very laid-back.

This restaurant serves African dishes, most specifically those from the Senegal culture. The menu consists of mostly grilled items such as yassa, tiep bou dien, and mafe. Have your meal with the traditional mint tea.

Iguane Café

Saint-Francois | (059) 088-6137

Iguane Café is located in Saint-Francois, a city on Grande-Terre; to the east of Pointe A Pitre. When the whole group's hoping to find a memorable African atmosphere that's far from prim and proper, this casual, breezy restaurant is a great fit.

Chef Sylvain Serouart is at the helm of the kitchen here, which produces gourmet fare drawn from Asian, Indian, Creole, and African influences. The menu is constantly changing, so it is a new experience every time you return.

Le Gondwana

Bas-du-Fort | (059) 028-2488

Le Gondwana is found in Bas-du-Fort, along the southern outskirts of Pointe A Pitre. After a long day, it's really convenient that this awesome café is completely casual, which means diners can spend some time winding down while they eat simple, outrageously good grub.

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Guadeloupe are those you wind up near unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. Then again, it's still smart to make a list of specific places to try. To find out more information regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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