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The Bistro

15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
+256 757 247876
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (9 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:30 Hours
Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cozy, western feel to the place. Lovely food and service. I love that it is quiet inspite of its location. I'd definately go back

Thank mercy o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place and lovely staff. Marvin, Ibra and the team were absolutely fab. Loved the deco and ambience.

Thank paul h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Kampala twice and not sure how I missed this first time round came here this time food excellent and service excellent would highly recommend the pork chops

Thank dazzaref
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went here for dinner, great live music, good food, the employees here are professional and very helpful. A perfect place to relax after a hard day. Do not miss out on the Mojito cocktail.Its the best in Kampala.

Thank rowena2simpson
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food (some of the best Italian cuisines around town) The stuff...very hospitable and serviced up to my expectations

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The food was great however the margarita didn't seem right as it was bitter/sour and not in a good margarita way . Service was excellent the food was amazing . Fix the margarita and it will be perfect definately coming back as I was impressed...More

Thank Tushabomwe S
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Diverse menu and the food was good. I had a watermelon feta salad and it was delicious. There was live music as well which we enjoyed.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I have searched for a good coffee for some time in this part of the World. The Bistro uses a Rwandan arabica blend and is in-matched! Outstanding coffee and atmosphere. The food is very good to boot!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Tilapia goujons were the highlight. Chilli chicken was OK. Calamari overdone to to point if being rubbery. Tempura shrimp was in fact shrimp in batter, also overdone and not nice to eat. Service is swift and friendly. Maybe we just made poor choices. Most other...More

Thank Ren_and_Duck
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very Western restaurant in Uganda. It is also located in a mzungu area. The prices here are crazy.

Thank Alex D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 757 247876
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