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Cafe Gourmand


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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"This authentic French boulangerie-patisserie offers freshly baked treats and a range of savoury pastries. Le Café Gourmand is open 7 days a week for eat-in or take-out. ["Gourmand" has an interesting history, literally translated as "greedy", how can a negative connotation can be associated with happiness on a plate?! The word is now used to describe one who has a love for fine food!]Indulge in a unique taste-bud tingling experience in the heart of Africa - be a gourmand! "
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
French, Cafe, European
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

This time when I was in Bujumbura on 09-November-2018, I assured to visit this lovely cafe, boulangerie et pâtisserie that is a gem in this once again reviving city of Bujumbura. It is situated in the main ville/town. It has a real Belgium touch in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Ali_Vazir-Jeffery
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Cafe gourmand is the place to be if you are looking for tasty and delicious icecream! You will be given a taste for your money!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank muchiriwanjee13
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to find such a lovely café in Bujumbura. It must be the nicest coffee house in town. My café mocha was done to precision and the meals were delicious. Great ambience with tastefully chosen furniture and decór. Very cheerful waiters.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank david_waweru
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Had lunch there, good selection staff excellent. Also picked up a baguette and patries on another day, delicious. Although they said they accepted credit cards as usual stated machine was not working

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Nice pace to drink a good coffee. They have the best quality pastries of Bujumbura and wonderful bread which is hard to find anywhere else in Buja.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lucwillems001
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This cafe surprised me with splendid showcases of cakes and croissants, cappuccino and salty breakfast perfectly set up. You can enjoy it on the terrace as well. Bread is also one of their speciality, respect the cue! Enjoy!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 429stefanos
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Recommended by our daughter, a resident of Bujumbura, this was a delight and surprise in the heart of the city. The interior is lovely and vibrant, there's an ice-cream cone stand as you enter, and the rooftop seating is comfortable, with quick and friendly service,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Actually visited in January 2015. Exceptional French pastries! Hands down best patisserie in East Africa!! I'd say Cafe Brioche in Kigali would be a close second. It's incredible such an establishment could exist in quite honestly what seems like a rough city, having to watch...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank NikolosSG
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Dont leave Burundi without tasting and taking some of its delicious pastries. I highly recommend their croissants and eclairs as well as their coffee and bread. The service is great and location is superb!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ardementozo
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Sincerely delicious bakery; quality you would expect in any French high end bakery. Lunch menu however is not so varied.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Rodolphe V
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