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Chez Lando

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French, African, International, Barbecue, Spanish
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Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
252589804
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Description: Hotel Chez Lando offers two dining style choices: the Chez Lando barbecue...
Hotel Chez Lando offers two dining style choices: the Chez Lando barbecue grill or La Fringale French restaurant. African specialty dishes are available with a 1 day advance notice.La Fringale RestaurantLa Fringale is an alternative to the spiced up food and conversation of the grill. It offers more formal dining for couples or business groups that need privacy.On the menu are a variety of old La Fringale favorites such as pepper steak,chicken cordon bleu, peanut sauce chicken steamed in banana leaves, four seasons pizza, Rwandan vegetarian plate and even club sandwiches for a light fare. The wine list includes a good selection of South African and French wines. Desserts feature local fruit sorbets, pineapple sauce crepes and ice creamChez Lando GrillThe Chez Lando barbecue meeting place is a must for anyone living in Rwanda, or just visiting. We offer delicious Rwandan specialties such as goat brochettes, herb-stuffed tilapia fish or Chez Lando grilled chicken. Whether you choose to sit in the private bungalow-style dining areas or to be a part of the scene in the open-air patio, Chez Lando barbecue offers a unique experience in an atmosphere of friendliness and fun.
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Open air friendly and fun

The restaurant and bar area at ground level is fun and informal. The menu is limited as is the wine menu but overall it is a friendly and fun place to visit and is not over priced as some restaurants are in Kigali.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The restaurant and bar area at ground level is fun and informal. The menu is limited as is the wine menu but overall it is a friendly and fun place to visit and is not over priced as some restaurants are in Kigali.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Chez Lando has one of the best pizzas i have tasted, nicely done and layered with goodness. The 4 season Pizza is one to keep you going back for more.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Top of services and quality on town...I can get in touch with exquisite meals but service is wery....sloooow. If do you spend whole night at restourant...I suggest Chez Lando.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The food at Chez Lando is consistently good and the helping enormous. You can't say too much about the Fish Brouchettes, much better than anywhere I've tried. Salads are shareable or a whole meal by themselves. The bar area is 5 -10% cheaper with the same menu as the quieter, more upscale restaurant. However, be prepared for a long wait... More 

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This certainly isn't a 4 star restaurant but it doesn't try to be. Conveniently located near the airport this place does good grilled meats. Half chicken or goat brochettes (kebabs) with fried banana are fresh and tasty. Have it with a cold beer and you'll be set. Outdoor seating. Also has a pool table and TV for football games.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I stayed in these hotel and always ask for the food for me and for my visitors.....the food is very poor.One day I asked for a Grill Chicken,which I couldn't able to eat....the meat is like plastic.I asked to the chief chef,he tried to explain me that the chicken is from local.It was very bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great food mix with blend between the skewered meats and regular fries, ugali ans assorted veggies. Most af all a great ambiance to the place idea for small to large groups

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Great outdoor spot, good for groups, has pool tables, has an outdoor bar, decent pricing whether you eat off the locals/bruschettes menu or the wider menu. Good wine & beer options. Open air, so chilly once the sun goes down.

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Kampala, Uganda
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I'll admit that local cuisine in Kigali was not my cup of tea then I discovered chez lando across my hotel. Buffet was disappointing but the brochettes!!! Damn am watering just thinking of them. Washed down with a cold mutzig beer. Heavenly. That was long ago. Kigali has moved places. But good memories there

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I don't like Chez Lando. While I could pick a bone with their exorbitant prices and bland food, for me this would be an acceptable tradeoff for its exceptional location and thoughtful decor. What is not an acceptable tradeoff is the terrible, rude and unprofessional service of the staff, who have made me feel every single time that I have... More 

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Address: Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
Phone Number: 252589804
Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: French, African, International, Barbecue, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: 252589804

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, African, International, Barbecue, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Hotel Chez Lando offers two dining style choices: the Chez Lando barbecue grill or La Fringale French restaurant. African specialty dishes are available with a 1 day advance notice.La Fringale RestaurantLa Fringale is an alternative to the spiced up food and conversation of the grill. It offers more formal dining for couples or business groups that need privacy.On the menu are a variety of old La Fringale favorites such as pepper steak,chicken cordon bleu, peanut sauce chicken steamed in banana leaves, four seasons pizza, Rwandan vegetarian plate and even club sandwiches for a light fare. The wine list includes a good selection of South African and French wines. Desserts feature local fruit sorbets, pineapple sauce crepes and ice creamChez Lando GrillThe Chez Lando barbecue meeting place is a must for anyone living in Rwanda, or just visiting. We offer delicious Rwandan specialties such as goat brochettes, herb-stuffed tilapia fish or Chez Lando grilled chicken. Whether you choose to sit in the private bungalow-style dining areas or to be a part of the scene in the open-air patio, Chez Lando barbecue offers a unique experience in an atmosphere of friendliness and fun.

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