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The Bistro

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15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
256 757 247 876
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Comments about the famous Bistro

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Kabasambu M
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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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
8 helpful votes 8 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
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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63 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Been frequently to this place for few years now and it never fails to dissappoint - the menu has good options, although I am fixed to couple of favourites such as chicken-bacon crepes, or salads or chicken breast stuffed with feta and spinach (note, it takes extra time to prepare). Dispite of being located next to restless (vibrant?) parking area... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A very nice environment, with wonderful interior design The food is very high standard and the service is very good. It's deffently one of the best places in Kampala. It's a place where you immediate feel welcome and the food is addictive.

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Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Beautifully thought-out fusion menu in the popular square of Kisementi, amazing food, cocktails & coffees. Always take Kampala newbies here and I'm never let down. Great to sit outside with a cold drink, have tapas with friends in the evening or quietly read a book or do some work on the sofas inside.

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Stockholm, Sverige
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

During a six month long visit in Kampala I have been to this nice restaurant several times and I have appreciated it from the first time. The food is very good as well as the service. No matter if I have had lunch, dinner or just a drink I have always felt welcome and got very good value for the... More 

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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?