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Cafe Gourmand

Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 27 72 45
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pastries” (24 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This cafe offers a wide selection of bread, cakes, croissants and tarts for a reasonable price, you get value for your money. It's ideal for a cup of coffee and a croissant in the morning. Very clean and friendly.

Thank peter w
Reviewed May 22, 2017

It is one of the best places in Bujumbura. Plenty of sitting space (indoor and outdoor). Extensive selection of tarts and pastries. Quite a decent selection of sandwiches. Its either getting their bread on the go or sitting down and having an Opera pastry (my...More

Thank kashmcdash
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to get your trendy breakfast drink. Enjoy the AC and WiFi. Very clean, great customer service. A place to plan your visit.

Thank IBPeter
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Deserves to be #1 We were a party of 6. Service was prompt, professional and all spoke English well. Food was great and I had the best chocolate shake I think I have ever tasted.

Thank Lee W
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Good to visit the place if you like a good coffee, nice tea, and very tasty bread. you can take your food in the same place or take away. I highly recommend it for young travelers boys and girls

Thank lgashubije
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Probably on of the best place to enjoy a very well served coffee and local bakery. It has a good WIFI connection, waiters and waitress are friendly...

Thank dago2017
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I just stopped in for a sandwich, and it was delicious. The bread was fresh, and so good. All the pastries looked amazing as well. Will try some next time!

Thank tsibanas
Reviewed November 1, 2016

A town favorite. A little pricer than everywhere else but definitively worth it. I shop there 7 times a week!! Great pastries, sweets, and baked goods.

Thank Stephan P
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Tasty food with good seasoning and ingredients. The highlight here is the coffee (make sure you take some home with you, they also sell bags that are wrapped in a beautiful traditional cloth). Delicious cakes as well. A great place to park yourself with laptop...More

Thank N S
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Had urgent meeting and had to grab a quick lunch before going. This was amazing as lunch was provided very quickly with very nice welcoming staff. Cheers

Thank Shameena J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
  • Phone Number: +257 22 27 72 45
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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! "
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