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L'epicurien

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, European, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding restaurant in Kigali, a first time visit for me. Excellent ambience, exceptional table service, extensive wine list. My smoked salmon starter and grilled salmon main were perfection! The wonderful aroma of Queen of the Night orchids from the gardens permeated the air.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank katej445
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Well located near some excellent bars and restaurants, L'epicurian is a fantastic little spot with great food and a nice ambiance. What's more, it is the perfect place to bring a date or one's spouse. Romantic, delicious and fun, I shall most certainly be returning.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ryanck182
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away and quiet. Pleasant staff. Vegetarian menu was limited to bistro style and focused less on entrees. Overall a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DocBot
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Were invited for dinner in this nice restaurant in the Kimihurura area of Kigali. Plates nicely made up and excellent food. Not cheap but worth while the money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Farfar2013
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This restaurant offers excellent French cuisine, at very reasonable prices, in very pleasant surroundings. Very good service too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Giova590501
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful private dining rooms in the garden. Free parking quiet friendly. Absolutely the best French food within a hundred miles to Kigali. Olivier the owner and chef is from Lyon France - the heart of gastronomy in the world. His long time and well trained...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Torrey R
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Their three course meal at mid range is very good and tasty, mostly french recipes but with a variety of choices. Nice and quiet atmosphere with charming garden.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Fabrice n
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I've been here many times over the years. It's a nice converted house setting - the menu hasn't changed much - and the food is very average. Absolutely solid in terms of quality but there are newer better options in kigali at this point.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank umudugudu
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

With the rise of many good restaurants this one needs to up its game. Fish sent back, chicken had hardly touched a grill and a mush for vegetables. The only response we got was i suppose the wine is ok. Poor menu, poor attitude and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

OK - so the food here is nothing gourmet - it's mainly French bistro types of things but the greeting and service is reasonably good and it's a cute little area for a quiet meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
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RCS Tours give you the right answer, I would be happy to help you choose gluten-free dishes. Olivier
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