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The Source Cafe

20 Main Street, Jinja 00000, Uganda
043-412-0911
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Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in Jinja
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $4
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: The Source Cafe was the first place in Jinja to offer internet access and great coffee. With our central location, stop by and let us help you navigate Jinja and find some good deals!
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English first
Kampala
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wraps, chicken nuggets, breakfast burritos and choc chip scones were all devoured by our family. Reasonable cost and quality.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Nice gift shop that funds a non-profit organization. The food was excellent. We were able to eat outside.

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Cairo, Egypt
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The staff weren't friendly at all.. BUT.. I might have had the best iced latte ever, which i was daydreaming about throughout the rest of my trip!

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Friendly place with a mini souvenir shop at the back. Did mess up some orders but food was exceptionally good

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Rego Park, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

3 of us ate here for lunch. Collectively we had an egg sandwich, fried chicken, chips, tilapia wrap and guacamole w/ chapati chips. Everyone was very happy with their choices and others around us seemed to be enjoying steins of passion fruit juice. It was relatively quiet and cool and very friendly. The craft shop is nice - a mix... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The source Cafe is a very nice place to enjoy a very good and strong espresso or anything else. I also like it, because you can buy genuine ugandan coffee there, which is a very nice souvenir for friends and family.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Source is the Hub of Mzungus and locals alike, especially for the best coffee in town. Toilets are awful though.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

came here just after a looong bus ride from Kompala. It was the best breakfast and coffee. Internet service. Clean, friendly staff and awsome treats.

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Kiwoko - Luweero
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

As usual we enjoyed the food, but also a bit slow. One thing to note the recipes change randomly, so if you enjoyed your dish last time there is no guarantee it will come the same on your next visit

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

loved this place it is right in town and is a great place to meet folks working in the area for coffee and Iced Mocha

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