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Chez Lando

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Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
+250 252 589 804
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Tranas, Sweden
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125 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant and bar separated which is good. Prices are fine as the portions are very large. The service and speed of the staff was a bit mixed, went here on two different occasions so I experienced both. Very nice burger and pasta was okay too

Thank Rickard C
Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at Chez Lando and were satisfied but not overwhelmed. The food is typical (brochettes and meat dishes, some pasta and rice as well). Service was extremely slow even for Kigali standards. There is free wifi to pass the time but even that was not enough to make up for our extended stay. I would give Chez Lando... More 

Thank Tricia V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I stayed for two days at the Chez Lando. A very small but nice and comfortable hotel to stay in that is also affordable. It has nice meals that er friendlier to your pockets. The staff are nice and reliable.

Thank Peter O
Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Beautiful and quality. Friendly service, good breakfast and well connected with WiFi. A place to call second home!

Thank Herbert D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Never been in the restaurant itself but stayed outside in the bar where the serve food also. The brochettes and hamburgers are well prepared

Thank Rik G
Kigali, Rwanda
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

On the main road to the airport, 10 mins, close to the nice Thai restaurant Asian Kitchen and some Rwandan buffet restaurants.

Thank Farida U
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Being very new...on and off brief visits to Kigali am very unfamiliar to the city and the environs. Yesterday I decided to explore the restaurants for lunch and ended up at chez lando due to conviniency...ambience very average, services were slow but warm, I ate the baked tilapia and the 4 season pizza for my daughter which was bit burnt... More 

Thank Tamy Z
Clarington, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

While in Kigali Chez Lando was our go to place. Food is good and fairly priced. The south African reds are good. They take security seriously, so it a good place for business meetings. Service is anywhere from great to just ok depending on your waiter. Just remember you are on Africa time and enjoy the view.

Thank Drbob9019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I advise al visitors to stop by Chez Lando to try the fish with grilled banana. Beef and Goat Brochettes are also nice. Bon appetite chez Lando.

Thank Benjamin D
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I your want a real taste of Rwandan food. Meals are well prepared and served hot. Wifi is not so fast. Chez Lando clean and well maintained. Best place to dine around Remera area.

Thank Susan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Bar, French, African, International, Barbecue, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 252 589 804
Hotel Chez Lando offers two dining style choices: the Chez Lando barbecue grill or La Fringale French restaurant. African specialty dishes are available with a 1 day advance notice.La Fringale RestaurantLa Fringale is an alternative to the spiced up food and conversation of the grill. It offers more formal dining for couples or business groups that need privacy.On the menu are a variety of old La Fringale favorites such as pepper steak,chicken cordon bleu, peanut sauce chicken steamed in banana leaves, four seasons pizza, Rwandan vegetarian plate and even club sandwiches for a light fare. The wine list includes a good selection of South African and French wines. Desserts feature local fruit sorbets, pineapple sauce crepes and ice creamChez Lando GrillThe Chez Lando barbecue meeting place is a must for anyone living in Rwanda, or just visiting. We offer delicious Rwandan specialties such as goat brochettes, herb-stuffed tilapia fish or Chez Lando grilled chicken. Whether you choose to sit in the private bungalow-style dining areas or to be a part of the scene in the open-air patio, Chez Lando barbecue offers a unique experience in an atmosphere of friendliness and fun.

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