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Repub Lounge

# 16 KG 674 St. | Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 388 333
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ginger rice” (14 reviews)
“garlic steak” (5 reviews)
“brochette” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
African, Grill, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 16 KG 674 St. | Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is excellent, make sure to try Sambaza Fish. The ambiance is beautiful. Absolutely great hosts.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank yolisanjamela2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience in a beautiful setting. Great food, friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidh908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local food, including for this vegetarian. I loved the venue and the service was efficient and personable. Great place for small and large parties alike.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cleatherese
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hosts were very good. There restaurant was full and I told the host that I came there to eat, all I want is to eat Rwandese food. I insisted that I am not leaving without eating. She went upstairs and came back to say...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Seskhutswe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to have a date or a fun night out with friends and associates. It's kinda intimate and gives a feel of a loving fun and comfortable environment. It's quite African and reminds you why we love Africa so much!😍

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ginanah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel like I always wound up at repub! It can get crowded on the weekends so if you want to sit upstairs you should make a reservation. Consistently good food and really nice brochettes!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank K K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a good meal, and a great place to take friends or business colleagues if you want to experience some authentic local dishes, but done to a high European standard. The serve excellent red wine by the glass - a huge bonus for me when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible local food with great ambience and friendly staff. If you have limited time in Kigali, I would recommend this restaurant. Probably need a reservation.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeonyThailand
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Every time it's so good at repub..the food ,the music ...everythings is perfect .That's why we keep coming back .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lespakigali
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Well Worth Your Visit, Time and Money This place was worth the taxi drive from where we were staying. When walking in, it was a quiet, lovely, dark, upscale African vibe bar environment. We were show the stairs to go for our dining reservation, it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank T2Socks
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Chris T
March 28, 2016|
Response from DavidW65165 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't believe they have a website but you could email, i can't give an email address but if you search republounge you will find one or they are also on facebook
Chris T
March 28, 2016|
Response from snhandel | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to search online.
July 28, 2015|
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
I paid in Rwandan Francs. If they do take USD then be prepared for a terrible rate of exchange
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 16 KG 674 St. | Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 788 388 333
  • E-mail
Repub Lounge is a two-story restaurant and lounge boasting beautiful views, relaxed ambience, African cuisine, and live music. Ideal for large groups, date nights, and cocktail events. Repub Lounge: a must in Kigali.
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