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Republica

Kiyovu, Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
788303030
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Ranked #5 of 71 restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I had heard good things about this restaurant, and was not disappointed. Although I had a glass of the house dry red wine this visit (yes, there will be more!), I was pleased to note a wider selection of drink options than many other Kigali restaurants. As noted in an earlier post, our red wine order gained us a nice... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The setting and atmosphere are great, My wife and daughter had the steamed fish that tasted wonderful. I had the goat stew which was very good. The service was prompt and we felt well looked after. The only problem was on that particular night there were a large group of Americans from a charity who were making loud speeches and... More

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great food, had the steamed fish. Ask the waiter for recommendations. Filled with expats, but not overpriced like Heaven.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Republica is the best option for the guest! It's design looks like "I'm in Africa!" Also, their friendly staffs were nice. I do recommend their Steak.

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Utica, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The night I was there, there was a great crowd; bar, lounge, and restaurant all packed. The staff worked hard in keeping it all together and the customers satisfied. There succeeded. The food was good and I'd definitely return.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is an old standard in Kigali. We like to go for fun evening out. Service is constant as is the food. Price point is mid to high. they have a good bar and the atmosphere on the deck is lovely, the interior is what I would call modern African. They also have a lovely gift shop.

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London, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Certainly one of the best restaurants in Kigali. Food, service and atmosphere are excellent. Great views. Also a nice stop for a beer.

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Larnaka, Cyprus
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178 reviews 178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Very good food and a great atmosphere at this wooden restaurant on poles. The service is not always the fastest but you can put up with that because the atmosphere and the views over Kigali make you want to stay all night. I have tried most of the menu and all the food is lovely. The staff are more then... More

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Boca Raton, FL USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The family style assortment of cuisine was delicious for a large party. The service was Nice view of the city. The owners were very hospitable. The interior furnishings were gorgeous. Very colorful.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I always make time for a visit to Republic whenever I'm in Kigali. It has a very nice, chill atmosphere and nice food. The owners are extremely hospitable people and I've been greeted by one of the two every time I've been there. You can tell they put a lot of care and love into the place and that makes... More

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