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Le Bistro

Avenue du Lac, Gisenyi, Rwanda
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 27, 2017
“the adress is changed”
Jan 3, 2017
“Good pizzas”
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European, Contemporary
Avenue du Lac, Gisenyi, Rwanda
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

Le Bistro is the type of restaurant where you go if you have plenty of time to enjoy the lake view and can indulge yourself in the range of good meals and well-stocked bar. The staff are competent and multi-lingual, and the manager is often...More

1  Thank leonetraveller
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Steak was very good with tasty Roquefort sauce. Mexican pizza was good, but not great (better than Cormoran, but not as good as Sol e Luna). Better option than the Serena for dinner, but very similar menu and food quality to dozens of other restaurants...More

Thank nathan3455
Reviewed July 21, 2013

The restaurant overlooks Lave Kivu, and has a very charming terrace. The fresh tree tomato juice is a winner, as is the home-made ice cream. The main course I had was good, chicken provencal, but the underlying vegetables over-salted. A wonderful place to relax in...More

Thank Delhidon
Reviewed March 26, 2013

One the fastest service I experienced in Rwanda. Food is good, pizza is not bad considering to be in Africa. The staff is nice and all of them speak english. If you go there in the afternoon u can enjoy a nice view across Kivu...More

Thank Nora833
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Four of us had a late lunch. We were a bit disappointed to learn of only a few options available, but what we had was terrific. My son-in-law had the Mexican pizza and said it was the best pizza he's had in Rwanda. He's lived...More

Thank asenior
Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when we had lunch at White Rocks. The service was efficient with the young man speaking very good english. We all ordered fish capitaine or tilapia. The dishes were tasty and it was clear that chef also was interested in nice...More

1  Thank Suur_D
Reviewed January 7, 2013

alongside Lake Kivu. The food is quite nice and very large portion sizes. The service also is very good. We enjoyed the entire experience

Thank nancmock
Reviewed December 26, 2012

We loved the food (awesome burgers) and the great views. Plus, they have wi-fi you can use. We actually came here two times in two days--we enjoyed it that much! Great place to go when in Gisenyi!

Thank hnewell16
Reviewed August 3, 2012

I think this was the fastest food experience I have ever had in all of Africa. Food was delivered to my table easily inside of 5 minutes. The food and presentation was excellent. And the staff were also wonderful. I would definitely recommend a visit...More

Thank helloseanb
Reviewed July 4, 2012

We were a group of 14, plus our guides, so we had a family style farewell dinner and it was terrific.

Thank MSEH
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  • Food
  • Value
European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue du Lac, Gisenyi, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Western Province  >  Gisenyi
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