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The Bistro

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15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
+256 757 247876
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8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a really awesome chilled solo supper. Tempura prawns and the grilled tilapia was very tasty. Very nice atmosphere.

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Thank alistair b
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13 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is easily accessed with very tasty food but the staff are very slow in service I have gone to this place with my friend a number of times even when you order a bottle of soda it will take over half an hour to deliver . Recomend this restaurant for people with alot of time to wait

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Thank YALA-SAFARISUG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it is well known that Indians are so good when it comes to food , Bistro have great food great environment but didn't like the way the bosses were rude at the server hence making him provide poor service so I think you want to go eat and leave but the meals are perfect

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1 Thank Muhumuza K
Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent service. We had dinner recently, as a group of 6 and the food was great. The manager in particular was very professional and kind in dealing with our needs. (To remind the manager in case he reads this: we brought our own xmas cake and you may remember the rest)

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1 Thank phyllis199
Kampala, Uganda
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

A very nice atmosphere with lots of options on the menu , but on the pricier side for sure. I had a great salad and a latte . The service was very quick and all of my friends enjoyed everything they had. I would return for sure and be there more often if the prices were more reasonable.

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1 Thank MDW789
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant sits in a nice setting. The menu is interesting. I will recommend the burgers but the fish and chips are a safe choice. I had the fillet, but it should be avoided if you have a western palate. It was tough but tasty. Enjoy if you are in Kampala.

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Thank Rudi C
Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The Bistro is a really nice, quiet place to spend a lazy afternoon, quiet morning or a Friday evening hangout. It's cleverly set up so as to morph into what's appropriate for the occasion. My last visit there I enjoyed brunch with friends and it was lovely. The food was tasty and filling plus the service was friendly.

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1 Thank Apache-plume
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Great live band on Friday nights. A variety of tasty cocktails and very good wines to accompany delicious food. The menu is constantly being tweaked. Friendly and efficient service. I have heard that the music on Thursday nights is very good too.

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1 Thank Elizabeth Ó
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Love to come here for the salads and wraps! The little shop attached has a range of tasty cheeses and sauces that you just won't find anywhere else. The atmosphere is peaceful and relaxed creating quote a leafy green oasis in the middle of Kampala.

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Thank Claire T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

great ambience and food. A chill out in the afternoon amidst bad traffic is a must to calm nerves in this chic bistro.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 757 247876

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?