RECENT KAMPALA REVIEWS
  • Gatto Matto is one of those places that doesn’t seem like much from the outside. I passed it for weeks before I gave it much […]

    Gatto Matto

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    Gatto Matto is one of those places that doesn’t seem like much from the outside. I passed it for weeks before I gave it much […]

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  • Can’t afford a trip to France?! Me either. It’s a good thing that Le Bougainviller Hotel owner Bruno Scontrini did an incredible job of bringing […]

    Le Bougainviller Hotel

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    Can’t afford a trip to France?! Me either. It’s a good thing that Le Bougainviller Hotel owner Bruno Scontrini did an incredible job of bringing […]

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  • I recently had my first encounter with the newly renovated and reopened Istanbul Restaurant and let me tell you this: It won’t be my last! […]

    Istanbul Restaurant

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    I recently had my first encounter with the newly renovated and reopened Istanbul Restaurant and let me tell you this: It won’t be my last! […]

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  • I grew up in Kansas, in a small city in the very middle of the USA, which was filled to the brim with fast food […]

    KFC

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    I grew up in Kansas, in a small city in the very middle of the USA, which was filled to the brim with fast food […]

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  • Quite possibly my favorite spot in town, Italian restaurant Mediterraneo is the perfect place for delicious food and unmatched ambiance. I’ll never forget my first […]

    Mediterraneo

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    Quite possibly my favorite spot in town, Italian restaurant Mediterraneo is the perfect place for delicious food and unmatched ambiance. I’ll never forget my first […]

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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 […]

    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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KAMPALA AREA GUIDES
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]