Eating and Drinking
When staying with us at The Gunjur Project Lodge, breakfast is always a good and healthy start to your day. Every morning we serve Tapalapa, the local bread which is baked fresh several times during the day. We serve juices, tea, and coffee. You will be served seasonal fresh fruit. On the table will be a choice of locally made jams, honey, and peanut butter. You will also be asked to choose one of the following.
- Nebead beans
- Choice of eggs either scrambled, fried, omelet, boiled
- Pancakes with chocolate
- Sardines and onions
- Fish balls with sauce
- Beans on toast
This breakfast is served every day in the restaurant from 7.30am until 10 am. If you want to get out early let us know in advance and we can make you an early breakfast.
For lunch, Gunjur Project Lodge offers a wide selection of Gambian dishes as well as homemade soups, salads, baguettes, chips and salads in addition to several other dishes such as homemade fish & potato cakes, chickpeas with garlic bread, falafals with hummus, pizza baguette, and other toasted baguettes.
For dinner, we offer a wide selection of Gambian dish such as Bennichin, Yassa, Domada, Nykatang, Pepper soup, Plasas you can choose most dishes to be cooked with either chicken, meat, fish or vegetarian style. In addition to the Gambian dishes, we offer a range of world dishes such as Fajitas, curries, burgers, fish and chips, pasta dishes, rice dishes, noodles. Our catering team will go out of their way to cater to your needs ensuring that you enjoy all the meals served to you.
All food served is as fresh and where possible bought from local markets and sellers. The catering team works closely with a local fisherman Mustapha who brings fish from Gunjur beach straight to the kitchen as and when it is requested. Working with the Kajabang women we buy produce straight from the gardens. For meat, we go to one of the best butchers in The Gambia.
For those who want to learn more about Gambian food & juices, we can offer workshops during your stay.
We have hosted many birthday parties at the project and each time a fantastic buffet spread is laid offering both meat and vegetarian options. We can make birthday, wedding, anniversary cakes to order. Kebba our head chef takes pleasure in decorating cakes for any celebration. We have hosted weddings at Gunjur Project and have served canapes in the afternoon and a full buffet & wedding cake in the evening. We strive to ensure you're every celebration request is met!