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Plot 34, Impala Avenue | Kololo, Kampala 70881, Uganda
256-414-250337
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Lawns blends the urban landscape with décor of country side...
The Lawns blends the urban landscape with décor of country side restaurant, with foods selected all across continent and fused with local ingredients to create fusion delights. We want to make you feel warm and welcome while you enjoy our special preparations of wide varieties of meat options including wild game meat - Impala, Kudu, Ostrich, Springbok, Crocodile, etc. We invite you to relax, enjoy, and let our gardens, décor, food & wine take you to the country side!
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  • 26
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crocodile Steak and game meat for dinner ?

The Lawns offers some fun choices of meat and game meat. Love it!! Only a bit pricey, but I guess it's worth the price. Somehow if they make the portion 30% bigger, I will give excellent score for this place. Well arranged interior, lighting, superb service, the crocodile steak and game meat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Christian P
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Seoul, South Korea
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is considered to be the best place to have game meats in Kampala. There are regular tables in the covered area and some tea table style low tables with big chairs with huge cushions. It the weather is right, you should take a table outside. You can have a whole crocodile tail here. More mundane choice include crocodile barbecue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Lawns offers some fun choices of meat and game meat. Love it!! Only a bit pricey, but I guess it's worth the price. Somehow if they make the portion 30% bigger, I will give excellent score for this place. Well arranged interior, lighting, superb service, the crocodile steak and game meat sampler were tasted perfect. Dont expect juicy steak,... More 

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Bude, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful, peaceful garden setting. Wonderful service from Titus. Varied and interesting African meat tasting menu. Deliciously, succulent range of meats - well cooked and nicely presented. Fabby puds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful setting for entertaining distinguished visitors excited to get a flavor of Kampala. Great food, great presentation and professional staff. I give them 5 stars.

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Kigali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A green, breather heaven in Kololo, Kampala. Great open layout restaurant with huge lawns. Great menu including ostrich and crocodile (both farmed of course!). Attentive & friendly service. Limited parking but the security will squeeze you in somewhere.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I always enjoy visiting this restaurant whether it is just for a drink or to enjoy something to eat. The gardens relaxes a person and you feel like you don't want to leave. They have some good venison dishes and the meat is fresh from South Africa. There is also a variety of other dishes to choose from whether it... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The lawns is one of my favorite restaurants in Kampala. The garden is large and therefore has space for kids to play plus a trampoline. The service is fast and friendly. And the food is different and delicous ranging from game meat to whole fish. I have had several events with 20+ people and the lawns has been able to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had nice Jamaican chicken and my wife had pork chops . Food was nice but took long to come, did not get back my full change guess they kept it after charging 5% service charge . toilets had no toilet paper, very embarrassing

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Kerry, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Happy hour on drinks (buy 2 get 3rd free) from 5 till 7 pm. The South African Obikwa is their house wine - really nice. Shared the meat platter with a friend. We had beef, pork and chicken mixed. On my first occasion to the Lawns I went with my family and we tried the more exotic meats and everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I had long wanted to eat at a restaurant in Africa that served game meat (as opposed to bush meat, which one should avoid at all costs if you value your life). So, when I heard about The Lawns in Kampala, I began to look for an opportunity. j I was not disappointed. The game sampler is the way to... More 

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Additional Information about The Lawns

Address: Plot 34, Impala Avenue | Kololo, Kampala 70881, Uganda
Phone Number: 256-414-250337
Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plot 34, Impala Avenue | Kololo, Kampala 70881, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 256-414-250337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: International

Description

The Lawns blends the urban landscape with décor of country side restaurant, with foods selected all across continent and fused with local ingredients to create fusion delights. We want to make you feel warm and welcome while you enjoy our special preparations of wide varieties of meat options including wild game meat - Impala, Kudu, Ostrich, Springbok, Crocodile, etc. We invite you to relax, enjoy, and let our gardens, décor, food & wine take you to the country side!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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