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All 74 Kigali Restaurants

Republika Lounge

Kiyovu, off Avenue dwes Grands Lacs, Kigali, Rwanda
788303030
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Ranked #6 of 74 Restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 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
109 reviews 109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 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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Mauritius
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food quality and quantity is very good but a bit expensive. It's worth going there as it offers a unique environment.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Weird (in a good way) restaurant in Kigali. Loved having a very nice dinner at a stylish place in Kigali. Definitely different from grabbing some inexpensive local food. A bit pricey relative to the rest of Kigali, but worth it.

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Brooklyn, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

See how the other half lives in Kigali! Loved seeing all the beautiful, stylish, super hip locals hanging here. The vibe and decor are great, as is a lot of the food. A great place to bring visitors.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This funky restaurant served up the best food we had in Rwanda. Its African specialities consisted mostly of grilled meats, which were cooked to perfection. The vegetable sides were excellent as well. The prices are reasonable too! We were greeted personally by the manager Solange, and we had great service.

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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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