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Remera, Kigali Rwanda, Kigali B.P 1519 Kigali-Rwanda, Rwanda
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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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6 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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10 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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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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51 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

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

Thank BusinessGuy101777

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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
African, Bar, French, International, Barbecue, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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