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Lac Kivu Lodge

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162 Av. Alindi - Quartier - GOMA RDC, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
+243 811 510 760
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Washington DC
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Lac Kivu Lodge for lunch several times while working in Goma. It is a bit inaccessible due to the terrible Goma traffic, so if you go, make sure that you have plenty of travel time. Everything that I had there was exquisite, but I'm especially fond of their locally produced mushrooms. Almost all the tables are... More 

Thank Zouave2k
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As promised, I have to follow up with a separate review of the restaurant here in Lac Kivu Lodge, because it's deserving of a praise. Every moment we had, our group spent eating and enjoying our time here in the Lodge with the amazing food that is prepared by the Chef. For our 2 nights stay here, we had every... More 

Thank booonster
Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have worked in Goma for a while and found the Lac Kivu Lodge early in my stay in Goma. The food menu is not exhaustive but it has some great selections and usually has something for everyone, ie steaks, fish, salads, raclette (if you ask in advance). Even on a heavy rain day you can sit under the veranda... More 

Thank paulsmithun
New Delhi, India
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The view is a delight to sore eyes.. And the food great.. Especially with a multinational crowd the environment is lively.. A good choice to have your meal.. A little overpriced though

Thank Tarun T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced, great food, friendly service and a beautiful view - what more can one ask for ? We stayed at the lodge for two nights and this was a great place to relax after the gorilla-hike.

Thank PetraMaaret
Santa Fe, NM
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I had lunch on the deck at Lac Kivu Lodge and thought it a lovely treat in the middle of our gorilla trekking. The food was good, the service very professional and the setting just lovely.

Thank Koko0709
South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

the helper must learn how to speak English so that we can accommodated ,,cause we are struggling to understand them with Swahili

Thank euniceJ9827FT
Regina, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

My wife and I ate at this restaurant twice as we were staying at this hotel for two nights. It was a good experience. The restaurant has an excellent view of Lake Kivu and is located in a beautiful garden. It's lit very nicely at night and has a great ambience to it. The serving staff were very friendly, knowledgeable... More 

Thank Jeret F
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Nice place, prices are a little high compared to other restaurants, but the food is good, it has a good variety of western style dishes

Thank Luciana C
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Not bad at all... An expat spot to chill, dine and/or celebrate. I was a bit disappointed with the menu and the food was quite salty. I expected something special and more refined for that price. And hum... They don't have a non smocking area

Thank Ariane L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Av. Alindi - Quartier - GOMA RDC, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Location: Africa  >  Democratic Republic of the Congo  >  North Kivu Province  >  Goma
  • Phone Number: +243 811 510 760

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