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The Bistro

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15 Cooper Road | Kisementi,Kololo, Kampala 2550, Uganda
+256 757 247876
08:00 - 22:30
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Nairobi, Kenya
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nicely decorated bistro/bar with live music on some evenings. Good drinks and food. The friendly managers will help to make a selection from the menu. I liked the tapas and pork chops.

Thank Florian G
Side of the Hill
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

They called it a classic, but it was very finely ground beef (too fine for my texture) with herbs and seasoning. It was good, nice salad and fries/chips.

Thank backone
Kigali, Rwanda
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This really is a lovely place. Seating is in a tucked away terrace, and the vines will block the view to the parking lot. Very enjoyable lunch with a good glass of wine, and a seafood ravioli from the specials menu. Good service.

Thank Ilse020
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Food always good, a good choice with menu , kind staff and great maneger ☺. Every time we go and eat we always enjoy

Thank Mark_19740704
Kampala, Uganda
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I loved the Thursday live band, was there once and was impressed. The service was also good and so was the ambiance.

Thank sawecathy
Kampala, Uganda
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was a the second time visiting Kisementi area in a period of less than 60 days and i have to say The Bistro was amazing. The staff were attentive and helpful. From the moment we walked in the restaurant, there was someone to guide us on where to sit, to selection of the meals to wine selection. The price... More 

Thank Mamerito
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Food is great, their oriental Flatbread is awesome, great service. The place is a little hidden gem in Kololo

Thank Fezeka M
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

As a Kampalian... I am totally hooked to the Bistro.. always have a personal touch, warm and cozy with food worth its price. Bistro all the way.... yeeeeehhhh!

Thank Sheba K
Greater Dublin
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It was my first meal in Kampala and didn't know what to expect but found the extensive menu contained something for everyone. Service was friendly and food arrived promptly and the chicken cob salad was very good. My colleagues enjoyed fish so all round good experience.

Thank Mark Q
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a really awesome chilled solo supper. Tempura prawns and the grilled tilapia was very tasty. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank alistair b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?