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“A Perfect Blend”
Review of Chez Philo

Chez Philo
Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in Kinshasa
Cuisines: African, Belgian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Chez Philo is a perfect blend of Belgian and Congolese cuisines, or if you want to be less precise "a perfect blend of European and African cuisines". Restaurants in Kinshasa are either "European", they will mainly be good at European dishes, or "African", they will only serve African dishes. Chez Philo, you can eat the best Belgian dishes as well as the best Congolese dishes. Let's imagine you receive a friend for a week and want to invite him to a good restaurant. However, you don't feel like eating African food yourself. No problem! You can go Chez Philo, eat a Belgian speciality and let your guest eat a crocodile steak or an antelope steak. Isn't that fantastic? And there is more: your bill won't be jaw-dropping. Chez Philo doesn't overcharge, like it is often the case in Kinshasa, where you can pay a burger with frightening salad 30 or even 35 USD.

1  Thank Steeve P
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome. The food was served quickly and the beef is really really great. As good as in buenos Aires. Just try.

We went there walking and it started raining a lot. The boss took us back to our hotel in his own car. Thanks for that.

1  Thank FlyingJPR
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is a really nice restaurant in Kinshasa with excellent food. Friendly and professional waitstaff. Good variety of choices on the menu. Highly recommend Chez Philo as a dining option while in Kinshasa. Calm and relaxing ambience.

1  Thank inmyflipflops
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

Location is a bit of the boulevard; and parking smallish but everything else here was top. The service was spotless; quick and attentive. The place had a nice decor and plenty of tables for a quiet meal. We were four adults and had beef (fillet) which was excellent. The biggest surprise (for Kinshasa!) was to pay 114 USD between four adults all included, good value for money.
House specialites include antilope; cossas and beef. I'd warmly recommend this place, especially over other places in town that would charge twice for less.

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Thank Martijn t
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

A great carte and delicous african, typically congolese food, in a nice decor. The servers are overall quite nice, trying to help... and they are good with largish group, which is not always the case in Africa!

Thank Metravellingagain
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