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The Bistro

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15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
256 757 247 876
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Lovely restaurant, good value for money and top quality

I found this restaurant to be fantastic. Prices for good food in Kampala can be a bit high, yet this restaurant has daily deals which give great food at great prices. The burger I had was cooked to perfection, presented so nicely with the fries in a seperate basket. The waitress was so well spoken... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
RachaelWilliams91
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I found this restaurant to be fantastic. Prices for good food in Kampala can be a bit high, yet this restaurant has daily deals which give great food at great prices. The burger I had was cooked to perfection, presented so nicely with the fries in a seperate basket. The waitress was so well spoken and friendly. Beautiful decor .... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Chilled weather we had coffee. The coffee serving style and taste of coffee was excellent. I think this the best place to have great coffee in Kampala.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Its a nice place wit lots of gteat music selection....great ambiance.....but slow wifi I love it though.......parking is an issue though

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Kampala, Uganda
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I'v been to the Bistro many times and its been very good: good service, food and average prices. I was there today, and ordered a Mango juice and fish melt apatizer(the cheapest on the menue). I almost fell of the chair when I got the bill.... The juice (regular glass) was 18,000... and the appetizer 19,000...The juize was'nt even good....... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very good set and good music,food was good also.thanks to bistro,good service right from the parking lot

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Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Kampala. The is good, the service is fast although the prices are a bit high.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It would be great if they had special food or menu items based on their price, but it is the same tired menu found throughout Kampala. Some form of steak, chicken, pork chops or curry. The atmosphere is quite nice, but it is stuffy inside - as they leave the windows open, instead of closing and running the a/c properly.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

As this was the number 2 restaurant on Tripadvisor and had an extensive menu which seemed to suit any time of day we decided to visit here for a brunch one day. The service itself was fine, as it wasn't that busy at that time of day. The venue has a small veranda outside which is where we sat and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The fried fish and grilled fish dishes were excellent, good portions and at a very good price. The pork cordon bleu was huge but a little dry - could do with some cheese in the filling. The wrap was a major disappointment with very dry pastry. The atmosphere is good and if it was not for the mosquitoes we could... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is very good. Consistent quality. Don't miss the Crep its just Ummmm. Also try their juice combinations like Chilly and Pineapple. Value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 256 757 247 876

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?