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“Poor service, bad food when the main chef is off”
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Effendy's
Ranked #207 of 312 Restaurants in Kampala
Cuisines: Turkish
Description: Centenary Park has 14 restaurants/bars all with the same address of the park. Please list all mentioned on the site.
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Description: Centenary Park has 14 restaurants/bars all with the same address of the park. Please list all mentioned on the site.
Reviewed March 13, 2012

If you go here on a Monday, the main chef is off and you'll get something that seems to have been based on the children's game of telephone (you know, the one where the message at the end is far different from the one at the beginning after it's been heard and re-told 20 times?). A friend was served the misto platter, which had 3 servings of hummus, as they ran out of at least two of the other dishes that were supposed to be served!

The service seems to be slow every day, and often gets orders wrong. But it is one of the few options for Mediterranean/Greek food and some of my friends seem to like the place, so I'll probably be back (if somewhat unwillingly).

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Thank nzlat
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

The food is not spectacular, two of the people I ate with didn't even finish their meals because they were awful. The hookah is fun (though expensive), and it's a nice change of pace from many of the restaurants in Kampala. Don't believe any of their advertisements for drink specials, ladies' nights, etc. I had to fight with them and show the adverts to the manager before they would agree to give me the free drink.

Thank michelerdb
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Reviewed December 19, 2011

In August 2011 once I was visiting Nakumatt Kampala, I asked someone for some good restaurant. I was suggested to go to Centenary Park, it was just at a few minutes walk from there. Once I reached there I saw many nice restaurants, all very close by each other. I opted to have food in this restaurant, and I loved the real taste of Turkish food, very nice atmosphere, efficient and polite staff with quick service, choice of sitting indoor/outdoor, large range variety in Menu and what else would one need.

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1  Thank AsadKhan
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Reviewed May 5, 2011

This place is located in Centenary park where there are about a dozen restaurants. This is the best I've been to. The service is great. Very friendly staff, quick service and very tasty food. The coffee is great (what else did you expect from a Turkish place) and prices are very reasonable. There are several area's to this place including a bar and nightclub (with pool table) and you can enjoy your food indoors or outdoors. You can also smoke a shisha here (waterpipe).

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Thank rvisser99
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