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“Best Cafe in the world!”
Review of Cafe Gourmand

Cafe Gourmand
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Bujumbura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Description: "This authentic French boulangerie-patisserie offers freshly baked treats and a range of savoury pastries. Le Café Gourmand is open 7 days a week for eat-in or take-out. ["Gourmand" has an interesting history, literally translated as "greedy", how can a negative connotation can be associated with happiness on a plate?! The word is now used to describe one who has a love for fine food!]Indulge in a unique taste-bud tingling experience in the heart of Africa - be a gourmand! "
Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

Anything there is amazing! It feels like Paris! It is just an excellent Cafe! It is so modern and I would recommend it to everyone. The best thing they have there is everything.The have the best chefs in the world!

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1  Thank DanceLover5678
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

This place is only a year open and already the gathering place for the expats. I only had a take out, of 5 different pastries, amongst others a tartelette au chocolat, a bavarois ... which we shared under 5 friends after dinner at a private house. Really all of them tasted so well, as all ingredients used are of so high quality, belgian quality chocolate is used for sure ! Amazing to meet such high standards in the middle of Africa.

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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We bought a cake for about 50USD, and it was frozen to death. When we went home and it was my friends' anniversary and we tried to cut the cake, it did not CUT!!! It was extremely hard and frozen, we had to use microwave to warm it and make it suitable to eat. DID not expect this from a place like that, TERRIBLE!!!

4  Thank Nikhil2012
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Very nice cafe that takes you out of the heart of Africa and into a quite cafe atmosphere that could be anywhere in France or Italy. Great food, coffee, and cakes.

2  Thank KCCburundi
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Amazing pastries and cakes. Bit of a modern, marble floored, chrome tabled atmosphere but worth it for a cake, coffee and internet connection if need be.

Thank KabulPastryChef
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