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Cafe Javas

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Cafe, European, Contemporary
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40-42 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 41 4235135
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They have great food & services across all their restaurants. It's a good place for family. The prices are fair starting at $4 a meal

Thank Vincent K
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible that this large, modern, well equipped cafe is in a petrol station forecourt! You would never guess it from the inside. With a mouth watering and extensive menu, we gorged on Jamaican jerk chicken, bbq chicken sandwiches, parmesan and garlic fries, burritos, cakes and icecream. All absolutely delicious. Sitting out on the veranda with the misting jets cooling the... More 

Thank Holly Suzanne B
Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been there a couple of times with friends and family. Friendly staff and quick service. This cafe gas a great chef and food is really good with large portions. Very friendly atmosphere. Nice place to sit back and enjoy yr meal.

Thank Harriet K
South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am of the opinion that this chain of restaurants is probably the best and most affordable restaurant in UGANDA.

Thank adsent00
Kampala, Uganda
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is consistent. Pricing is moderate. The mango juice is awesome. The chocolate fudge cake is really good. It's an easy place to meet up with friends. Customer service is always good. My kitchen away from home.

Thank Qnanty1
Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visit Cafe Javas when i feel like some good food, especially on a Sunday with my son. I love their food, used to love their chicken peri peri but it has been scrapped off the menu. However their new menu is still great and the service is equally great. Their chicken salad is still the best around Kampala and... More 

Thank bjossy
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I consider this cafe one of the best , Speedy services. Chicken wings are the one of the best option

Thank Shahji2014
Kampala, Uganda
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very nice place for lunch or a coffee. Huge choice of drinks with lots of interesting new varieties available. There is no alcohol at his restaurant, but lots of non-alcoholic alternatives. Service is slow so patience required.

Thank judysam2016
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love going to Cafe Javas because they've got great services and the food is good. The downside to it is that it gets too crowded especially during peak hours and wouldn't be the most appropriate place for some one that needs to sit/eat in a quiet restaurant while having a conversation.

Thank Julius O
Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visit the Cafe Javas chain in Kampala 'regularly' and enjoy their menu and service. The outlet on Bombo road was one of the earlier ones. A small drawback here is that parking can be squeezed as this is shared with the nearby supermarket, or those who are visiting the petrol station where the Restaurant is hosted. Being near the... More 

Thank Moses O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cafe, European, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 41 4235135
Cafejavas is a full-service, quick-casual, coffee-themed restaurant chain in Kampala Uganda. It provides the perfect refuge from a busy days shopping or a quick break from the office. It is where Kampala goes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and pastries. Menu items are specifically designed to meet the needs of just about everyone looking for a friendly informal dining experience. Great emphasis is put on customer service. The staff are highly skilled, trained and experienced in the hospitality industry. We commit to great food, great coffee, great service, an experience that will make you long for more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?