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The Oriental

Plot 51/53 Windsor Crescent | near Acacia Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good27%
  • Average37%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
9 Dec 2015
“Good food and value, shaky service”
18 Nov 2014
“Slow service and inconsistent - although when all works out, food is really nice!”
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Asian, Thai
Plot 51/53 Windsor Crescent | near Acacia Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

The Oriental is a mixed thai-Chinese restaurant inside the Metropole hotel. In fact, you can order from its menu anywhere else in the hotel including the big terrace overlooking the green golf club. The menu is extensive and the food is quite good, but so...More

Thank HansCB
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The food at this place is usually very nice, although it happens a bit too often that they are out of something or that the order is messed up somehow. Food quality also seems to depend on which of the cook's is in the kitchen....More

Thank MarcusHolmgren
Reviewed 15 April 2013

I found a promotional card on an information office about the thai restaurant. Food was fine, however they ran out of soya sauce, chopsticks, and some side dishes. At the end, nor the waiters or the cashier were aware of the coupons they are promoting...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 16 July 2012

My fiancee and I ate here on Sunday evening and each enjoyed a delicious meal. The soups were the highlight of our visit! My fiancee had the Tom Kha Gai while I enjoyed the Tom Yum; both were exceptionally seasoned and spiced! For the mains,...More

Thank Karuma
Reviewed 10 July 2012

My wife and I had actually been searching for Krua Thai (no longer there) when we came across Metropole Hotel and The Oriental. We had an excellent meal for a reasonable price. It wasn't the cheapest or the most expensive meal we had in Kampala,...More

Thank schuaa
Reviewed 24 June 2012

I've had a few meals at the Oriental and have alwasy been lucky with my food.Especially the currys and Tom Yam soup are nice. Hoowever I don't agree with the "tastefully oriental" decor - I feel that the decors are tacky and the bad choise...More

Thank EmppaP
Reviewed 28 April 2012

This place is incredibly difficult to find, it is NOT located in Garden City where all of the advertisements seem to say it is. I was craving Thai and we searched for an hour until we finally found it - at the Metropole Hotel. Every...More

Thank michelerdb
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I ordered green curry with shrimp but was only told ten minutes later that they had no shrimp. The food that did arrive was mediocre -- not nearly as good as the former Krua Thai in Kampala. Because of the rain, we did not sit...More

Thank LisaD319
Reviewed 7 October 2011

The Oriental is in Metropole Hotel, but it is definitely NOT your typical hotel restaurant. The decor is tastefully oriental; and although it's an indoor venue, it has floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows on three sides which open completely (protected by screens) so you still get...More

Thank Wahzah
Reviewed 13 July 2011

Service is always prompt and attentive, and the food is delicious with fair portion sizes. They even bring a small appetizer in addition to whatever you order. The atmosphere is classy and sometimes you can hear live piano music from the hotel lobby.

Thank Wanderprone
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 51/53 Windsor Crescent | near Acacia Rd, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
The restaurant is located within Hotel Metropole but is open to the public.
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