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No. 7, Street KN 29 | Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda (Formerly Heaven Restaurant and Bar)
+250 788 486 581
07:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the food and atmosphere at the Heaven restaurant. Had some great fish and it was beautifully presented and prepared. Delicious! We loved the setting and art work as well. Ate dinner, breakfast and lunch there.

Thank NIFZ
London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our evening at Heaven being served by Amid who was great. We had a cocktail and a main each (perch and prawns). Both were fresh and really tasty. It's a lovely atmosphere out on the terrace and the art gallery next door is worth a visit. Prices are similar to London so on the pricey side but... More 

Thank ajs245
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice spot, nice menu, nice service. slow kitchen, but we were not in a hurry as the patio dining is very pleasant. Food was very tasty, nothing fancy but a good kitchen.

Thank drbw1
Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant is excellent. Rooms are pretty and cosy. Friendliest staff ever. Ally, one of the receptionists, went out of his way to make sure my colleagues and I were comfortable and even recommended some great sites to see in Kigali. Wonderful atmosphere. Overall, great experience.

Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights and ate in the restaurant. The food was fantastic, especially the breakfast. They even noticed when we were getting cold in the evening (because we sat outside) and they brought us blankets! The staff are very willing to help and organised a city tour for us with some others who were staying there.... More 

Thank Adventure_from_NI
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several days over three weeks at Heaven, enjoying the incredible food, comfortable rooms and friendly, attentive staff. By our third visit, they knew us by name! We loved relaxing in the open-air restaurant (get the fish tacos!) and the Sunday brunch buffet. The rooms have fans, which we appreciated, and the wifi is great.

Thank Jessica F
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It would have all worked well had they swapped the meal prepared incorrectly. We ordered lots of items from the menu expecting to share a few and ordered one meal without onion in the salad, after confirming it could be done. When it arrived it was with onions. Upon pointing this out, the server agreed that though easily done, the... More 

Thank Letchy
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish they were more flexible with making things for those with more restricted diets. The food took so long they could have made the adjustments I asked for. The chef could easily have spoken to me and rustled something up, especially as there were so few people. The vegan dessert was a surprise and very nice indeed. A lovely atmosphere... More 

Thank Eenaam P
Heaven_Restaurant, Manager at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eenaam P Greetings from Heaven. Thank you so much for your review and sharing your wonderful experience as well as your feedback in some sections. I take note that we dint meet your expectation considering you are on a restricted diet. Let me assure you that we are flexible with our menu and we are trying our level best... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really delicious lunch at this lovely restaurant and also bought some beautiful gifts - all in a charming and relaxed surroundings. The staff are very friendly and the owners very chatty, and it feels good to be at a business which has such a large community development component. The food is exceptionally good and at a reasonable... More 

Thank Les055
Heaven_Restaurant, Manager at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Les055, Greetings from Heaven. Thank you so much for your review and sharing about your wonderful experience here at Heaven. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch and that also our arts and crafts did add value to your overall experience. I also take note that you had good experience with our staff and will sure pass this... More 

Crystal Bay, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to eat here since it opened !! I have alway had great food !! I have tried almost everything ,, love the steak & burger !! Even the fresh Vanilla ice-cream !!

Thank Schiada57
Heaven_Restaurant, Manager at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Schiad57, Greeting from Heaven. Thank you so much for your review and its a joy to always host you. We are glad that Heaven is your choice of having a meal, and we do take special note of your preferences especially the steak and burger as well as the Vanilla Ice cream. We strive to continue to give the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$60
African, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 7, Street KN 29 | Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda (Formerly Heaven Restaurant and Bar)
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 788 486 581
Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is an American-owned, private, serene property opened in May of 2008 in the lovely neighborhood of Kiyovu. Started as a social enterprise to improve service levels in the hospitality sector and create employment, Heaven is consistently ranked one of the country's top restaurants with a spectacular ambience on a custom-built outdoor terrace overlooking the entire city. Heaven Boutique Hotel has 15 beautifully appointed hotel rooms with ensuite private bathrooms, local artwork, free wifi, unlimited coffee/tea/purified water, 24 hour security, just steps from downtown Kigali. In addition to 15 rooms currently in operation, a new hotel expansion is underway just next door to Heaven Restaurant; in Summer 2017 Heaven will open a new wing with 11 luxury rooms all with peaked ceilings and private outdoor terraces, a gym, spa and swimming pool!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?