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Hotel Ibis Restaurant

Butare, Rwanda
+250 250 530 335
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good58%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“slow service” (2 reviews)
“the owner” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Butare, Rwanda
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Lake Kivu on the recommendation of our guide. We were not disappointed - the food was good and the service was prompt. The peanut chicken dish was especially good, as was the tomato soup. The place...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Five to Five Hotel in Kigali arranged a driver for our day trip south to Huye (Butare) with our 3rd stop at this convenient and historic restaurant. After visiting the 1989 Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda and the 1935 Our Lady of Wisdom, we desired...More

Thank Gene R J
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Delicious coffee, good people watching. Try the croque madame, you won't find another like it anywhere!

Thank BoardingPass791687
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The place is basic. But it also has everything you need. The hotel was built in 1942 and it gathers the old-fashion (vintage) charm. Unfortunately the urbanisation laws obliged the owner to build upper floors and the look from outside suffered from it but, inside,...More

Thank inescudero
Reviewed February 19, 2018

There is a very pleasant outdoor seating area in front of the restaurant. Service is incredibly slow, with a one hour wait for food on an evening where there were few other customers. The food itself was well-cooked, although not especially exciting.

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed February 17, 2018

All the locals recommend the Hotel Ibis restaurant to the visiting foreigners. It has a manageable menu, and a diverse clientele. The service was pleasant and fast, and the food was tasty. It's on the main street of Huye / Butare - you can enjoy...More

Thank ReidStPete
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Food is OK. Very good location in Butare, Not expensive. Slow Service, Good atmosphere. The toiets are not recomended also the decoration is very simple. In general its OK and since there are"nt many places in Butare to eat or drink it's recomended.

Thank דב ס
Reviewed January 15, 2017

This is the roadside terrace restaurant of a hotel which has clearly seen better days. It's run by a Belgian family who has been there for ages. While I would not stay at the hotel (have seen the rooms), the restaurant is clearly worth a...More

Thank pascalc331
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Not fabulous but a great budget location. The area around my room was kinda dark and it seemed like the lights were just out. Traveling by myself, I would have preferred to have been in a more lit area. The room pricing is strange but...More

Thank Becka155
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Go here if you have time to wait, as is with all restaurants in Rwanda. The food was very good, and had very nice atmosphere.

Thank Melody C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butare, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Southern Province  >  Butare
  • Phone Number: +250 250 530 335
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