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Bubbles O'Learys

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Irish, Pizza, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
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Acacia Avenue, John Babiha road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 39 3263815
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12:30 - 04:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 04:00
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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well stocked with good music and atmosphere. A fun place to dance, watch sport and sample good drinks.

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Thank NickAtherton
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

Kampala, Uganda
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368 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place where one can take visitors for a quick lunch, an after office hours drink - draft beer is served - or to just hang, enjoy some pub grub and listen to the music and animated debates and arguments all round.

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Thank Safariafficionado
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited Bubbles in 2010, then again in 2012 and I'm back in Kampala now in 2017. Each time I've been impressed with the authenticity of the interior design (the bar was literally dismantled from an old pub in Ireland and brought to Uganda), the friendly and mischievous bar staff, and the general atmosphere. In the daytime it's very... More 

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Thank ssentongo
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and are honored to know that you know our history. Really appreciated and would love to host you again. Regards More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I fell in love with the place. Undoubtedly it is the best nightclub.! I miss you a lot! I plan to return soon.

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Thank Cristian C
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again, please be our guest. Regards More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

When you are in Kampala, Bubbles is definitely a place you must not miss. Anyone looking for a good night out.... Bubbles is the number one spot with Excellent Staff and great environment. I will visit Kampala again to spend time at Bubbles again.

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Thank Haseeb J
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

KOLKATA, India
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Ever green night life. Cheaper entry fee. Good and manageable crowd. Can hangout till early almost morning. Nice and good quality beers.

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Thank priyadeepc2016
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. really appreciated and it is always a pleasure to host you. Regards Peter More 

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Overall good atmosphere, plenty of nice ladies, if you don't mind being bombarded with foul mouthed rap music. I ordered a burger and chips, 45 minutes later, still no burger and chips. Cancelled and came back the following weekend. The beer is lukewarm, so if you like a cold Nile special, and I do, you won't get it here. The... More 

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Thank Brendan K
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. However we would rate your review as either too bias or from a competitor. As far as being Irish is concerned Bubbles O' Learys "the main bar inside is actually a Pub decommissioned from Ireland and re assembled in Uganda by workforce from Ireland. The whole setup along with the doors and floor... More 

helsinki
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited the restaurant on Sunday afternoon, friendly staff, very quiet place at day time. Food was good!

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Thank ilmari56
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. Much appreciated. Regards Peter More 

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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I've been there one evening to get some food and drink. While the place may be good for parties I asked for food and was a bit disappointed.First they were out of burger. I've then ordered a pizza and got another one... Which was not well cooked. The overall atmosphere was average as this is a very big place. So... More 

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Thank rouxm1
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great food and cold drinks, good live music and really worth the stop to talk to people from all over the world just enjoying Africa

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Thank Jason P
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, much appreciated and really glad to know that you like our Irish Icon. Once again thank you and we look forward to hosting you again. Regards Peter More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Irish, Pizza, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 04:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 04:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 04:00
Thursday
12:30 - 04:00
Friday
12:30 - 04:00
Saturday
12:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Acacia Avenue, John Babiha road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 39 3263815
Description
The oldest establishment in Kampala, Uganda. Established in 2003 & still young. One of the top 3 Irish Pubs outside Ireland. The Place to be.

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