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Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

During my very first days in Kigali I was directed to this place twice by different locals. Good local dishes, very clean and lively atmosphere. Prices compared to other places slightly upmarket, but justified! I will come back!

Thank Ingrid W
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Nicely prepared meals with friendly waiters. They have fairly good menu to choose from. From local food to some international cuisine. Not friendly enough for family though.

Thank Ahmed S
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I enjoyed the zingalo brochette and bottles of local brew, mitzing beer. Had a chance to use their wifi as well and the security was great

Thank Anthony K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I had a casual dinner meeting with colleagues here and thought it was sufficient for that. The food was decent, the service good, the atmosphere good, and the servings of food were large. I had the brochettes (they came very well done! Almost black) and avocado salad. It's not a fancy place though! This seems like a place where people... More 

Thank Kereuter
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Great food, wine and service. Historical restaurant where a great local and foreign crowd hang out!!

Thank BusinessGuy101777
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The food here is good, not amazing, just good. It's a busy little place . For me, the food was over priced and the service a little slow. Overall an ok place to eat

Thank Trottie69
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I went there for an after work dinner. The restaurant is huge with a very big outdoor space. I did order brochettes and they were cheap and fine. The service is very slow though!

Thank isab10027
Byiringiro P, Customer Care at Chez Lando, responded to this review

Dear, Thanks a lot for choosing Chez Lando Restaurant and for your encouraging feedback, we've taken a note and will keep on improving our services, You're always welcome at Chez Lando, Customer care Dpt More 

Kigali, Rwanda
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Chez Lando is the classic place in the Remera part of Kigali for expats to eat. You can eat anything on the menu here without wondering what kind of intestinal ailment you might come down with. The service is sometimes slow, but not longer than an hour for food. The whole grilled tilapia and whole grilled rabbit are delicious. Their... More 

Thank barica81
Byiringiro P, Customer Care at Chez Lando, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Client, Thanks a lot for your encouraging review as well as choosing Chez Lando restaurant, we will keep on improving our services and capacity of our staff and hope your next visits will also be enjoyable. You're always welcome at Chez Lando Customer Care More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Bar, French, African, International, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: 252589804
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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