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Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 350 530
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“juice” (15 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And food prices are bit too much. I don't know why a cup of coffee costs more than the ones in the 5-Star hotels in Kigali. It'd be great if this place and upgrade internet connection and reconsider the prices so that the place will...More

Thank uyanne
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite spot in all of Kigali! The ambiance is airy, relaxed, and cozy. The balcony seats provide a remarkable view of Kigali while the inside seating surrounds you with books and artwork. I read, sipped on delicious, freshly made hot tea, and...More

Thank Badia A
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I stayed for over a month in Kigali, and this was definitely my favorite spot. To be honest, I think I came here every single day of my stay in the city. As for me it was an ideal place to work on my paper,...More

Thank mmeb0vary
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Very relaxing environment with a great view of Kacyiru. Many book available to read while you wait. There's very little to choose from in terms of menu options but there are decent dishes available. Unfortunately there's No alcohol served here and we had to wait...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Our group of nine arrived here for lunch and were served with drinks of our choice and were given some guacamoles and chips to snack on while we waited for our food. When the meals arrived, they were well done, tasted fresh and worth every...More

Thank sagmekzie
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited the location on top of the Kigali Public Library and very much enjoyed our experience. The location was quiet and modern, with great views and fresh juices. We didn't try the food, but it looked delicious. A great place for...More

Thank Cate W
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Shokola is located in a nice area, and the spot on which it is built is nicely tucked into trees. You don't get much of a view of the city but what you do get is a sense of almost being hidden away from everything....More

Thank pidort
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I visited the Shokola on the roof of the Kigali Public Library. (They have at least one other location in Kigali.) Nice atmosphere and lovely view, although it's a bit of a climb to reach the roof. The coffee (cappuccino) was mediocre, however, and they...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I was working nearby and this was recommended as a good place for lunch. And sure enough.....it certainly was! They have a pretty extensive menu, with salads, sandwich type dishes and more. The fruit smoothies were particularly good, and I made that a regular item...More

Thank DanFreeman
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Very nice and tranquil place with excellent food that is a mix of local and Western. Great fresh juices. The brunch in the weekend is highly recommended!

Thank Mirka63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 788 350 530
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