RECENT KAMPALA REVIEWS
  • The beautiful plot in Kololo where The Barn Steakhouse used to reside is now a second branch of Ranchers Seafood & Steakhouse. Avoid hectic Garden […]

    Ranchers Seafood & Steakhouse

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    The beautiful plot in Kololo where The Barn Steakhouse used to reside is now a second branch of Ranchers Seafood & Steakhouse. Avoid hectic Garden […]

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  • Follow the tiki-torch lit path down to this hip cocktail bar and you instantly enter a 1960’s tropical haven. Imagine a beach party minus the […]

    Camel Club

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    Follow the tiki-torch lit path down to this hip cocktail bar and you instantly enter a 1960’s tropical haven. Imagine a beach party minus the […]

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  • We love new restaurants here in Kampala. It’s a chance for more food! More coffee! More booze! No matter how many standby favorites we have, […]

    Raves Cafe

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    We love new restaurants here in Kampala. It’s a chance for more food! More coffee! More booze! No matter how many standby favorites we have, […]

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  • Ah, Le Bougainviller. You know – the cool French hotel and restaurant that no one seems to know how to pronounce! In fact, its humorously […]

    Le Bougainviller Restaurant

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    Ah, Le Bougainviller. You know – the cool French hotel and restaurant that no one seems to know how to pronounce! In fact, its humorously […]

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  • Pardis is a charming Middle Eastern restaurant in a peaceful, less-busy area of Kololo. In fact, “pardis”, by its very definition, means “paradise” in Persian. […]

    Pardis

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    Pardis is a charming Middle Eastern restaurant in a peaceful, less-busy area of Kololo. In fact, “pardis”, by its very definition, means “paradise” in Persian. […]

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  • Gusto opened to little fanfare last year. But brightly colored lights, tables, and a hip cafe atmosphere have quickly set it apart from many of […]

    Gusto

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    Gusto opened to little fanfare last year. But brightly colored lights, tables, and a hip cafe atmosphere have quickly set it apart from many of […]

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KAMPALA AREA GUIDES
  • Ntinda has been on the rise since the 1980’s and is becoming increasingly upscale. Many prominent Ugandan politicians live in beautiful, expensive homes in Ntinda. […]

    Living in Ntinda

    Ntinda has been on the rise since the 1980’s and is becoming increasingly upscale. Many prominent Ugandan politicians live in beautiful, expensive homes in Ntinda. […]

  • Nsambya is mostly a residential area with a diverse range of housing and infrastructure. The valleys are overflowing with small, very crowded neighbourhoods and bumpy […]

    Living in Nsambya

    Nsambya is mostly a residential area with a diverse range of housing and infrastructure. The valleys are overflowing with small, very crowded neighbourhoods and bumpy […]

  • Makindye is a a middle class residential area with some beautiful views of Murchison Bay, part of Lake Victoria. The area has mostly dirt roads, […]

    Living in Makindye

    Makindye is a a middle class residential area with some beautiful views of Murchison Bay, part of Lake Victoria. The area has mostly dirt roads, […]

  • Nakasero, one of the most prestigious hills in Kampala, resembles a tapestry split down the middle by two distinct colors. The opposing colors fuse together, […]

    Living in Nakasero

    Nakasero, one of the most prestigious hills in Kampala, resembles a tapestry split down the middle by two distinct colors. The opposing colors fuse together, […]

  • Bugolobi is a typical, diverse residential area in Kampala which grows increasingly upscale as you climb from the more sketchy valleys to the top of […]

    Living in Bugolobi

    Bugolobi is a typical, diverse residential area in Kampala which grows increasingly upscale as you climb from the more sketchy valleys to the top of […]

  • There are a host of NGO workers, Ugandan families and international residents living in Muyenga, making it a wonderful family location. Quiet and quaint, Muyenga […]

    Living in Muyenga

    There are a host of NGO workers, Ugandan families and international residents living in Muyenga, making it a wonderful family location. Quiet and quaint, Muyenga […]

  • Although a bit further from the centre, this areas hosts some of Kampala’s oldest and best tourist sites, including the Kabaka’s palace, Gadaffi mosque, Kasubi […]

    Living in Mengo/Old Kampala

    Although a bit further from the centre, this areas hosts some of Kampala’s oldest and best tourist sites, including the Kabaka’s palace, Gadaffi mosque, Kasubi […]

  • Historically, Kampala has been comprised of seven famous hills; as the city has expanded rapidly, however, it’s expanded to cover more than twenty surrounding hills. […]

    Living in Kololo

    Historically, Kampala has been comprised of seven famous hills; as the city has expanded rapidly, however, it’s expanded to cover more than twenty surrounding hills. […]

  • We’ve talked about a few hills that are quieter than the famously chaotic Kampala city center. Munyonyo takes the cake as the most peaceful outskirt […]

    Living in Munyonyo

    We’ve talked about a few hills that are quieter than the famously chaotic Kampala city center. Munyonyo takes the cake as the most peaceful outskirt […]

  • Naguru/Bukoto are adjacent neighborhoods which we’re combining into one review because they’re so small and close. Naguru/Bukoto is a quiet, understated, upscale area on the […]

    Living in Bukoto/Naguru

    Naguru/Bukoto are adjacent neighborhoods which we’re combining into one review because they’re so small and close. Naguru/Bukoto is a quiet, understated, upscale area on the […]