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Garden City, Kampala, Uganda
(031) 263222
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to Nawab whenever I am in Kampala for sentimental reasons. It was the first restaurants I was taken to by my local Ugandan host. Great food, prices are very reasonable, and I love the open air on the top floor. It's casual and good food.

Thank damiand10
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

It offers variety of Indian food. The taste of the food is very much like what you would have in India. Good experience. It also offers variety of Chinese Cuisines like in India.

Thank Deepak J
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We didn't get any service on 12 September 2016. It was my birthday and my sister and I decided to go for a meal at this restaurant. We sat for about 30 minutes without any body coming to our table. When I called a waiter to ask what the problem was....why no one had come to serve us, he just... More 

Thank Lilian A
Kampala, Uganda
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I used to eat in this place many years ago and found the location and the food really nice. I went there for lunch yesterday, after several years of absence. I found the service extremely slow; no welcoming faces; the restaurant and its area were quite dirty; but above all, the food was not good. I was extremely disappointed, specially... More 

Thank loulou3343
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves very good Punjab style curries. "All lamb is goat" often brings hilarity to guests but the meat is tender and tasty. Staff are helpful and the beer is ice cold!

Thank Lester J
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This was a great evening with great food and awesone ambience. Really enjoyed the experience. Really good restuarant for Insian food .... one of the best I've had in Kampala.

Thank Craig B
Mogadishu, Somalia
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Tucked away in a rather obscure location, Nawab's is well worth the hunt and close proximity to a multi storey parking garage. The menu is diverse, catering for vegetarians too with some excellent options. Not much more to say but highly recommended - give Nawab's a whirl!

Thank BarryGE
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

It's a rooftop restaurant on a mall, which is odd, and it doesnt feel in the least bit authentic, but the food here is incredible! Huge range of indian dishes cooked properly! Chunky veg and sauces cooked properly, the dishes feel like they are made for you on demand rather than just a sauce from a bowl, dishes have depth... More 

Thank Kampala_Hoop
Kampala, Uganda
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Nawab is still as beautiful at night as it was when I first visited it about 9 years ago. We were received well by a very polite and efficient waiter. He was helpful without hovering. Food was great even though we had to pack it. The veggie salad was packed professionally, you want to keep it instead of opening the... More 

1 Thank Sylvia256
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

If we are in Kampala this is the place where me and my wife go first! We just enjoy the view over the city, the super friendly and fast service and of course the food. We have been there several times (5-7) and were never disappointed! Thank you, keep up the good work!

Thank sethnairobi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garden City, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: (031) 263222

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