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Address: Union Trade Center, Kigali, Rwanda

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Peanut milkshake divine!

There are a few of these in Kigali, kind of like the Rwanda equivalent of Costa perhaps... We had a filter coffee, which was strong & flavoursome & a peanut milkshake which was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Had coffee and a bite to eat, food was good. WiFi was nonexistent. Service however was good. When I tried to add a tip to the final bill and pay for everything with my card I was told that tips need to be given in cash only. I didn't have cash so no tip was given. This is unfair for... More 

Thank Rakgadi18
Kigali, Rwanda
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75 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The staff is usually friendly, so apologies to you guys, but come one: over priced bland food in a sterile mall environment: it's everything that's wrong with globalization. And then there is the juices: you know what an orange juice is going to cost you at the Bourbon at the airport. Ten dollars. TEN DOLLARS. 7,500 RWF to be exact.... More 

Thank Barrett_Nash
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service . Fantastic view from the back . My first visit here . The centre was not much . But the coffee was to die for .

Thank shar50hawkhurst
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Kigali and was so good to find the Bourbon Cafe. The food was great , smoothies also good. It has a beautiful view over looking the city. Has free wifi which helped us. Will DEFINATELY go back .

Thank WarrnamboolBorneo
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

There are a few of these in Kigali, kind of like the Rwanda equivalent of Costa perhaps... We had a filter coffee, which was strong & flavoursome & a peanut milkshake which was incredible... We didn't have any food but the portion were saw were sizeable & looked nicely presented. As with s few of the reviews, I agree the... More 

Thank Nikki_R_BHam
Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome café. - the ambience and lighting was refreshing. The WiFi was strong and fast. Awesome Service. - the staff are warm, friendly and patient. 😛 Fresh Sandwiches and Great Coffee! - I most certainly give it a 10! #TwoThumbsUp 😎

Thank DanSonko
Nairobi, Kenya
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67 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately my last visits weren't pleasant because the service is slow and unfriendly. It takes more than minutes for a waiter to take the order and then, he is so disappointed that you only order coffee and no food, though it's a coffee house and not a restaurant. Actually the food isn't up to standard of a good cooking and... More 

1 Thank peter w
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

The coffee here is fabulous. The establishment is clean with friendly staff who work hard to ensure guests and clientele receive excellent service.

Thank Brenda L
Nairobi, Kenya
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50 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

By recommendation from one of the waiters, i tried their Chicken & Cashew nut vegetable salad and it was just great! The presentation was great looking too! I tried the spiced tea which was unique and tasty!

Thank christinek658
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

There are now 3 Bourbon Cafes located throughout Kigali. They rank about the same. Clean, nice staff and free WIFI. The coffee and tea are great, and the food good but not overwhelmingly great. We have tried the fresh squeezed orange juice, mango juice, hamburger, chicken soup, samosas, Classic BLT, and one of the chicken wraps. The chicken soup probably... More 

1 Thank heather p

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