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Le Petit Bistro

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Gaba Road | Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
077-509667, 077-403080
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

-Wonderful place , particularly loved the steak and mushroom soup- although the proximity to the road is quite an issue.

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Thank Edison K
Kampala
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Know the place some 10 years now. Its always good for some real good french food! The place is simple but good.

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Thank Hidde B
Kampala, Uganda
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a great place to dine with friends or family. The food is great and service very good. It is a good place to stay, the atmosphere is romantic with great gardens and a small swimming pool if you love swimming. Very close to town.

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Thank dee277
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Great food as usual but the espresso was disappointing. Great steaks (3 out of the 4 diners) but the fish was a little cold. Smoked fish starter is great.

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Thank Chris W
Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Have always received great food from here. It was great to be back for a visit. Just a pity about all the constant traffic going by on the busy road. Some more inside seating would be a superb idea!!

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Thank DKJ1512
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Good quality food, a lot of choices, Belgium owner, some typical Belgium items, good service, high price rate.

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Thank BaskeNL
Mityana, Uganda
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great restaurant - wonderful food - fantastic staff. The prices are what you expect to pay for good food

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Thank GeoffBreeden
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Anyone who has used The Petit Bistro knows its limitations and accepts them. The service is relaxed and friendly. It usually takes some time for the food to come, which for me says that it is prepared when you order. I'm always suspicious of those places where the menu is extensive as I'm sure it must be microwaved out of... More 

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Thank Chris W
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Same server, Agnès, so big advantage for frequent visitors. Almost empty at noon. Steak is good, I prefer the garlic butter one. Try the avocado with vinaigrette as well. Too bad road is really noisy and source of pollution. For time, ask what the quickest is and order, same problem in almost all restaurants I visited in Kampala

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Thank Roy E
Uganda
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26 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Whilst food prices seem reasonable, it's certainly too much by any measure for risking to walk out of this place with dysentery or the likes. Whilst the patron's area is conveniently at the main road, with Ggaba Road being one of the busiest in town at dinner time, so you get a good whiff of exhaust fumes mixed with diesel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gaba Road | Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 077-509667, 077-403080

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