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Chez John


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All reviews lunch rwandan food nice buffet local cuisine vegetarian
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Nice buffet with lots of options for lunch. Nothing special about the food otherwise. Nice looking restaurant both inside and out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mattfliestheworld
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Decent lunch buffet, nothing fancy, gets the job done. It'd probably be a lot more interesting if I wasn't a vegetarian.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank peterevjan
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This was our first stop for lunch after having arrived in Kigali. Was a great first introduction to local Rwandan food. Super cheap and very popular with the locals. Location is a bit out of the way, but worth the trip! Would recommend getting a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank StephyOlive
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I really enjoyed the food at Chez John. They had a rather large selection at the buffet and I was pleased being able to taste so many African foods. Everything was refilled in a timely fashion and tasted good to me. Great option for groups...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lenaschulhofer
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to sit and have lunch. The food portion was great - the filet of fish was so thick and generous I almost didn't finish!! The waiter was so helpful he asked the kitchen to adapt one of the dishes to suit...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank pidort
Reviewed March 26, 2017

A nice place to go for lunch. It is located in a very good area. Nice buffet at a very affordable price. A must place to visit in Kigali.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Flor P
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

A taxi driver recommended this place. The food was average, the meat somewhat dry. The service is fast and the staff was very helpful with ordering a taxi after our meal!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Yrjan
Reviewed December 26, 2016

On our visit to Chez John, almost all menu items were unavailable (except for African Buffet and the most expensive entrees). Unfortunately, we were not made aware of this until after we had been seated and ordered drinks. After asking for 4-5 dishes and being...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank triciastravels75
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I went to have a lunch at Chez John Restaurant, The staff were so helpful and welcoming. I will really go back to that place and I recommend other people this splendid hotel in Kigali.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank _t_niyonsenga
Reviewed November 18, 2016

The food is excellent and the place is quiet, enabling good conversation between friends. The portions are enormous, Be careful, the giant tilipia they propose for one person could be for 3/4 persons unless you are a great appetite!! Nice place.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Papa Malick G
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