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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

Amazing place for lunch/dinner or just a snack. They only serve vegetarian food but once you taste it there is no need for non-veg. An exciting variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts made with the freshest local ingredients along with great service make this restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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KisumuFoodAddict, Owner at The Laughing Buddha Lounge & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

We thank you for your positive feedback. Customer Service and Satisfaction has always been on the forefront of our Hospitality. We are glad you had a good culinary experience at the Laughing Buddha and hope to see you very soon. Thanking you once again. Management

Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

A fantastic meal with friends at my favourite spot in Kisumu! Our tasting menu (created at short notice by head chef Anand) was fantastic- the food was fresh, full of flavour and delicious (see photos). The desserts were simply outstanding!

Date of visit: February 2020
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KisumuFoodAddict, Owner at The Laughing Buddha Lounge & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

We thank you for your positive feedback. Customer Service and Satisfaction has always been on the forefront of our Hospitality. We are glad you had a good culinary experience at the Laughing Buddha and hope to see you very soon. Thanking you once again. Management

Reviewed January 14, 2020

Awesomely yummy meals if you ever make it there. Enjoy great vies too that goes beyond the city's skyline and the lake.

Date of visit: January 2020
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KisumuFoodAddict, Owner at The Laughing Buddha Lounge & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

We thank you for your positive feedback. Customer Service and Satisfaction has always been on the forefront of our Hospitality. We are glad you had a good culinary experience at the Laughing Buddha and hope to see you very soon. Thanking you once again. Management

Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Warm reception, the menu was brought on time unfortunately the waiter was no show for over 10minutes until we had to ask around for him. He answered his phone while servicing us a very disrespectful act moreover, the dessert we wanted was not there and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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KisumuFoodAddict, Owner at The Laughing Buddha Lounge & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2020

We thank you for your feedback and are extremely sorry for the inconvinience caused. This matter will be looked into and addressed immediately. We have not experienced a problem like this before and shall make sure all measures a taken to correct it. In the...More

Reviewed January 2, 2020

Had a really nice afternoon. Had a very tasty sandwich for lunch and the most wonderful iced coffee. The staff are very professional and welcoming and the view over downtown Kisumu and the lake is a sheer joy. Really had a good time during my...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Great and tasty meals, awesome service with a great price. The portions were adequate and the service very personalized and professional. The views of the lake were great.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

The service was so nice, good music plays in the background, you get to see the sunset from the restaurant. The food is great vegetarians only, hahaha😅😅😅.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2019 via mobile

Very good deserts, milksahakes, snacks, etc The place to be in Kisumu Beautiful scenic location. Good service! Keep up the good work! Congrats!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

This is a hidden gem we found while on a mission trip to Kenya. The view over the lake is amazing... Service was very good and food reasonable price and freshly cooked we loved it

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

I went there following the fabulous reviews I saw expecting a top experience but left feeling that the reputation precedes the place. It's a decent place for a vegetarian meal. Prices are ok. And food tasty. But the decor is a little off ( with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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