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“Kabobs and Wings in Kabalagala”
Review of Flamin' Chicken - CLOSED

Flamin' Chicken
Price range: US$3 - US$10
Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Stopped by Flamin' Chicken for lunch today after reading nice reviews on TripAdvisor. We were overall disappointed in our experience, and don't feel this restaurant should be placed in same category as other top restaurants in Kampala. Perhaps this is a better place to come at night, maybe on way home from work or to/from the bars of Kabalagala. But during lunch, our service was slow and the food was average. We got mixed kabob, lamb burger and wings. The beef from the kabob was top-notch, maybe best kabob meat I have had in Uganda. However, the lamb and chicken was only average. Lamb burger was under-cooked. The wings were on the small side, and the wing sauce is unusual. If you were hoping for proper buffalo-wing sauce you will be disappointed. The setting is basic. Might stop by again while bar-hopping in Kabalagala, otherwise not worth the effort.

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Thank Joshua R
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krspencer, Manager at Flamin' Chicken, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2013

We sincerely apologize for the poor experience.

As you guessed in your review, we're primarily a night spot and have only recently started opening for lunch. We're working hard to improve the day-time atmosphere and expect make some major improvements within the next three weeks.

We also sincerely apologize for the Buffalo Wings as we care very deeply about the authenticity of this meal. We're working hard to find a source of larger wings as this is a known problem. As for the sauce, the staff recently tried to cut costs (while management was away) by using cheap chilli in the sauce. This problem has been resolved.

We encourage you to give us another chance. If you do, please let us know; I have informed the staff that your next meal is on us.

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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Great food, reasonable prices, great customer care, what more could you ask for? World Cup restaurant, double thumbs up!!

Thank PearlEmeraldKampala
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

This cosy sheesha restaurant is conviently located just off the ggaba road. It has a great selection of lamb burgers, kababs, stews and wings. The wings a recent addition are excellent especially if ordered with the home made blue cheese sauce. This is a family run restaurant so has a lovely welcoming atmosphere, which mean it easy to become a regular. Home delivers are available but check with the restaurant first.

Great place to meet up with friends and catch up or lose the stress of the day!

Thank Billynkid
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

If you've been in Kampala for more than a week, you'll know that there arent many places that fit between "restaurant where you are expected to spend loads or leave the table" and "club with music so loud you cant hear yourself think".

So its a revelation to find just the kind of place where you can have a nice meal or drink with friends and actually hear each other talk, especially with a great people watching location and relaxed menu. We love the weekly wing nights, with the only really good buffalo wings this hemisphere, and the hearty kababs. Music is good and football alternates on the TV with music videos. Only complaint is that you need to leave your vegetarian friends home because there is not much on the menu for them. They've recently expanded the drink menu, which is very reasonably priced.

A constant stream of staff attend to your shisha - keeping it topped up with coals and tobacco. Really good variety of flavours, so you can keep finding new combinations even when you're there three times a week like I am.

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Thank JuliaMayersohn
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