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Gately Inn Entebbe

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2 Portal Road Botanical/Zoo Junction | Main Airport Road, Entebbe, Uganda
+256 (0) 777555966
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Description: Relax on the sprawling terrace surrounding exotic gardens and abundant...
Relax on the sprawling terrace surrounding exotic gardens and abundant bird life. Enjoy the best espresso coffee in town or choose from the wide range of continental bistro style meals spiced by an authentic thai cuisine. Stroll through the huge African gift shop while you wait and mingle with the warm and friendly staff ready to meet your every need.'Relax, you're at Home!'....
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  • 7
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best tilapia in town

Excellent food on offer with the speciality of the house - Thai Grilled Tilapia with Ginger being a real favourite of mine. As the fish normally is large enough to overflow the plate I dispense with the rice and settle for the fresh pita bread instead. Staff are friendly and polite and insist on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Daudi J
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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Hi fellow reviewers and readers. I left jinja on a solo trip to Entebbe. So I had to figure out places by a map page in the eye magazine. So I begun my tour by going to gately inn, I had already been to gately on Nile. Tranquil, clean and with a warm service dept ar these two places. The... More 

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Luwewro, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had stopped at the Gately Restaurant after our time at the Zoo. The menu reads well and the food is good but I did not feel that there was anything special or unique about the food. I felt the prices were a little high but again it is Entebbe. Clean environment, nice settings but the service needs improvement. We... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Excellent food on offer with the speciality of the house - Thai Grilled Tilapia with Ginger being a real favourite of mine. As the fish normally is large enough to overflow the plate I dispense with the rice and settle for the fresh pita bread instead. Staff are friendly and polite and insist on clearing away plates, glasses even before... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Pretty. The wifi was really slow but it was available. A lot of nice birds. Food was reasonably priced and looked good (we only had drinks).

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Good food, nice atmosphere that gives privacy from the main road. Nice place to go in both large or small groups.

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Linden, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The expat manager seems to be trying hard to rectify repeated bad experiences; but the other employees seem content to just get by. The last visit I made, the menu description for the baked vegetable pasta made the dish sound like it would be a luscious, lasagna-type casserole. It was dried out penne with a few vegetables and a little... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was some time, mid 2014. I passed by with a few friends. The scenery is good, creating a lovely ambiance. The service was good though much concentration was put on our foreign counterparts. We, nevertheless had a great time.....the steak is really tasty!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Greeted by Fred our smiley waiter....cold beers....super clean washrooms.... Steak sandwich was the best I've ever had.... Reasonably priced for the locale ... I couldn't fault anything and will def be back....highly recommended

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Howick, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Back on one of my regular trips to Uganda I was unfortunately not able to stay at Gately Inn as they were fully booked but decided to stop in for a meal on my way through to Kampala. I was welcomed by their friendly staff who went out of their way to make me feel at home. I ordered the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Unfortunately the lunches we had here did not meet our expectations. The service was not very proactive either. The atmosphere would be great was it not for the main road from Kampala roaring by. Nice little curio shop, though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Portal Road Botanical/Zoo Junction | Main Airport Road, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Entebbe
  • Phone Number: +256 (0) 777555966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, International, Thai

Description

Relax on the sprawling terrace surrounding exotic gardens and abundant bird life. Enjoy the best espresso coffee in town or choose from the wide range of continental bistro style meals spiced by an authentic thai cuisine. Stroll through the huge African gift shop while you wait and mingle with the warm and friendly staff ready to meet your every need.'Relax, you're at Home!'....

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