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Oriental Gourmet by Papyrus


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very big restaurant, disappointingly quiet for a Friday night and therefore lacking atmosphere. About half the party were vegetarians but there was no tofu available. The eating staff were attentive, maybe too much so, and so some party members felt a bit rushed. Strangely a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 416kate2019
Reviewed April 13, 2019

So what happened at Papyrus? I remember this restaurant being a sophisticated place to bring guests with extremely reasonable and high quality Asian cuisine with a carefully prepared and printed classy menu with regular Asian dishes. What you find now is the same place, with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tanzantraveller
Reviewed April 1, 2019

I used to come to Papyrus some years ago when it was a great Kigali institution most famous for its spectacular views. The views are still there but not maybe quite so many customers - probably due to the increasing competition everywhere but especially in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank leonetraveller
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot for drink and maybe a few bites. It's a well set up and decorated place that lends itself well to a relaxed and lounge ambience.. The food however was below expectation..we ordered the thai basil with chicken and the pad...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michaelaK8720RK
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Papyrus offers a very good mix of Asian cusines (mostly Chinese and Japanese), and it has one of the best views of Kiyovu. Teri chicken wings are aweso,e!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We were four friends for dinner at Papyrus. The place is quite nice though it seems to be struggling with identity issues, caught between being a bar with 6 TVs, dance music, lounge areas, colourful lights and a "gourmet" restaurant with lovely views from the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KennedC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I had a business dinner with an old friend and the food experience I had was good. I am not a big fan of spicy foods but I enjoyed the atmosphere, view and courteousness of the staff!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Tim M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was a delicious meal - we could have filled up just on the soups alone! What a pleasant surprise here in Kigali. It's got an upscale western atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Quite a nice place to have dinner especially with friends. Several choices of menu. The serenity is so welcoming and it is a big and palatial restaurant and there is a night club at the basement (I didn’t enter). I like their chilly pepper fish....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Halidu I I
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Have been to this restaurant in Kigali several times - and with a large group each time (15-20 or more). It has always been spectacular. Service is perfect, food amazing and the atmosphere also a plus. It is on the top floor of the building...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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