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“Make sure you have enough time”
Review of Le Petit Bistro

Le Petit Bistro
Ranked #45 of 291 Restaurants in Kampala
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kampala
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Make sure you have enough time”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

The food's good. Love the beef steak with mash but the waiting time is way too long. I don't especially think much to the location as it is right next to a very busy road in Kansanga and the staff are hopeless if Im allowed to say that. On two occasions, they have even forgotten my order and prefer to just sit there doing...hhmmm... NOTHING!!
Although friendly, they just don't seem to know what their job is and they can be really frustrating turning a good evening into another typical evening where you have to argue with the waiter because they just dont make sense or they seem like they don't care whether you eat there or not.
Typical:
Do you have a sprite? No.
Can you get me one? No. Do you want coke?
No thanks.
30 minutes later, there comes a sprite.

I would like to have dips for starters.
10 minutes later- Thats ok but we dont have any carrots or cucumber.
But they have them at R.K (literally across the street)
But thats not where we buy.
Oh never mind

15 minutes later, a plate of cucumber, carrots and spring onions shows up.

Sometimes I think they have it but just dont want to work.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Perfect B
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  • Dutch first
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English first
South Dakota, USA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not what it used to be”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

This restaurant has not kept up compared to what it was a few years ago. Had a roesti and it was dripping in oil and my friend had a steak smothered in white sauce-ugh. The spring rolls are still good with a nice sauce. Even though we were in the non smoking area we were inundated with smoke.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Mary R
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Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cozy and Friendly, good food”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

A nice and quiet restaurant. Service is good and very friendly. I loved the steak and the whole Telapia fish grill. The price of the food is very reasonable compared to the service. A true value for money.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Shah A
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194 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Best steak in kampala”
Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

This was our second trip in 8 years, so not exactly regulars. The steak was excellent, not had better anywhere! The let down was the vegetarian curry - really poor! But we will go back - there is much good about this restuarant that we blame ourselves for a poor choice. Brilliant value!

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Thank Julianfin
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“One of my favorites in Kampala”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Love the full menu. Everything I have eaten here the past few years has been exceptional. Enjoy the outside eating area, good customer service and the Belgian bakery onsite. Great coffee too.

Visited September 2012
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Thank randy_howarth
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