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The Rock Bar

Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
+256 41 4259221
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
9 Jun 2016
“Horrible experience”
3 Apr 2015
“Nice ambience”
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Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Did not enjoy my stay at this hotel, had a meal at the rock bar which was full of "ladies of the night" who were on the prowl. To top it all my colleagues and I had a meal and were sick after that. Feedback...More

Thank Mercy_W_K
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Too many working girls!! If you know what I mean. But they are very polite and accept no as an answer.

Thank makobu
Reviewed 21 May 2014

If there's any place I have at heart, surely it is Rock Bar. Love the company of the Gals even if u not familiar 2 dem. KudosMore

2  Thank ivanhillsug
Alfen D, Manager at The Rock Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2015

Dear guest thank you for reviewing rock bar on trip adviser. We appreciate your feedback and would like to have you again at rock bar. We have started a new live event of salsa dance on every Sunday. Please come along with your friends and...More

Reviewed 31 March 2014

The place has the best music especially for the lovers of soul, this is the place to be. Thursdays had the worst music(for my taste) as they were playing salsa. The food was great but very expensive compared to other hotels elsewhere of the same...More

2  Thank JamesMutua
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We loved the 80s music videos, they were some nice throwbacks. Also the outdoor seating areas around the bar are very cool. We were there on a tuesday but I'll bet it would be really cool on a weekend, and we heard there was live...More

Thank twendesasa90
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Had a few drinks with a friend visting the city. The only turf i had with this bar is the number of unpleasant interruptions we got from the ladies of the night that wanted to be noticed and in a not so accommodating way! Other...More

Thank Marvin B
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Stopped here for a quick drink and to listen to the band. Was immediately surrounded by several ladies of the night. Most went away with a polite "no thanks", but one was particularly persistent. I ended up leaving (alone).

Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Service is not good, pool table and how it is run appauling. On a lucky night you might have a good crowd and good music but the chances are you will be bored and over run by women who seem a bit too desperate while...More

Thank expatswe
Reviewed 22 December 2012 via mobile

Never noticed anyone eating in this bar. Do they even serve food? It's disguised as a sports bar but mainly serves as a sleazy hook-up place with tons of girls seeking clients. Can get quite nasty at times when girls aggressively pursue their trade. Management...More

1  Thank JonesHeinz
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Let me do a quick + and - Score. +'vs Secure parking and metal detector check at entry. Huge capacity, amazing tree right in the middle (watch out for those naughty cranes) Drinks and food are reasonably priced Themed nights with dance floor on fri...More

Thank indieglow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 41 4259221
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