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All 77 Kigali Restaurants

Republika Lounge

Kiyovu, off Avenue dwes Grands Lacs, Kigali, Rwanda
788303030
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Ranked #7 of 77 Restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Francisco, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Anytime the owner of a restaurant sincerely welcomes you and then checks in about the quality of your experience, you know that the attention benefits the diner. I brought a group and we all left raving about the experience. The staff were attentive and gracious. We had a wide array of dishes to share and all were well done. Also... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great décor and style, makes you feel very welcome and cozy. Great place to come with a few friends if you pre book for dinner. Was recommended the family style meal by the owner if you more than three people and since that day I have never ordered anything else for myself or any guests ive brought. The family style... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This restaurant has great food, a fantastic location with view on the city, and a cosy atmosphere. Nice decoration and good background music

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Perth, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Service was perfect, one of the meals was overcooked. The carafe wine was not bad at all and ver reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nice staff, maybe slow on English but understandable. Prebookedable, so if want best sits do book in front. Food is great, both international and local. View, oh the view… A must revisit place.

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Kigali
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice place to experience African food in a friendly environment. I would highly recommend the Repubulika Restaurant.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

..a sensational soiree with terrific food, wine and company. A Kigali eating experience not to be missed. The ambiance eclectic and is just perfect in terms of warmth exuded by friendly staff. The mix + match of delicacies we ordered - delectable. Service was terrific...oh, and the views over the sprinkling lights of Kigali: magic! Great for incentive groups, delegates...and... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Our friends who live in Kigali suggested this as the single best place for dinner. Our expectations immediately rose; we were not disappointed. We ordered "buffet style," opting for a wide variety of dishes and passing all around the table. The spices used on the chicken were fabulous, issuing a most flavorful dish; the meat was good, especially for Rwanda;... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

we came here several weeks ago based on friends' recommendations and we're so glad we did! The restaurant is cute, cozy and eclectic. The server was friendly and attentive. We ordered based on his recommendation and everything was fantastic. We started with a appetizer of small fried, local fish that were delicious! Everything else we had was too. This was... More 

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Yeppoon, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had dinner here on our last night in Kigali. The kebabs were excellent, the service good and it was quite busy for a Tuesday evening. The lounge has a relaxed atmosphere and a great view over the city.

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Additional Information about Republika Lounge

Address: Kiyovu, off Avenue dwes Grands Lacs, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone Number: 788303030
Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: African

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