On the coast of Congo, port city Pointe-Noire is not only Congo’s second largest city but also a little haven of seafront restaurants. Boasting restaurants, cafés and bistros, there is something for everyone in this expat community. To discover the unmissable dining experiences on offer in this port city, here’s our roundup of the best restaurants in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo.
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This is one of Pointe-Noire’s most popular fine-dining destinations. The L’Arbalète is a higher end restaurant serving refined and rich fare in elegant surroundings. The menu is an innovative and inspiring while staying true to authentic French flavours. Explore the menu and indulge in some pancakes with salmon in Roquefort cheese sauce.
The restaurant specialises in African, French and European cuisines, and regularly puts on spectacular cooking displays. There’s unmissable the fresh exotic fruits here. At the Le Derrick, diners are treated with views of the ocean and ships in distance. Perfect for a business venue, it’s highly worth experiencing whenever in Pointe-Noire.
Il Pepe Nero
Located in the affluent district of town, II Pepe Nero brings Italian fine dining together with stylish contemporary design. The menu focusses on fresh ingredients and elevated versions of well-loved Italian fare. Nice place for dates and get-togethers, atmosphere and decor will have you thinking that you in some Italian villa. and Make time to dine here if you want to enjoy one of decadent restaurant experience in Pointe-Noire, Congo.
La Voile Blanche
This spot has brought a taste of chic and bougie to Pointe-Noire. The La Voile Blanche is a modern gastronomic restaurant and lounge bar that directly onto the beach. Offering a relaxing atmosphere where diners can enjoy a drink or food with the most beautiful panoramic views of the Pointe-Noire beach. When here, you’re in for an unforgettable experience!
The La Cambuse, located in the renowned DoubleTree by Hilton Pointe-Noire, is one of the city’s finest restaurants. The venue is innovative and fun with pool bar and buzz bar when cocktails can be enjoyed. And there’s enough space to share bite with friends or colleagues. This restaurant offering an array of French, Italian and local specialties, prepared by chefs on live stations.
The Club Petrolier ENI is usually a private members restaurant club with access mostly reserved to ENI personnel. Exclusive club and restaurant for ENI Congo employees and guests. The Club is right next to the Pointe Noire beach, with the smell and sound of the ocean forming background to your dinner. Posh menu, reasonably priced for the city. Quite an exclusive experience, and those that manage to get in here are in for an unforgettable experience.