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144 Plot, Kabale, Uganda
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Roscommon, Ireland
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

When we lived in Mbarara we would always stop here on our way down to Kabale. The food is always incredible, beautiful indian food and lovely samosas that you can take on your journey.

Thank Louise T
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

This cafe provides some of the best currys around! It really is a welcome break from the Ugandan food! And when the WIFI is working thats also a bonus! Well priced too.

1 Thank jacobhp1992
Billingsley, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

We passed there for a quick bite and it was fantastic. Time was too short though for more. Our order was well done despite my friends and i waiting for really really a very long time. Please try it while you are there.

Thank Miranda H
Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

if you need a break from the African standards this place has lots of good cheap food and a wonderful staff.

Thank Paul I
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

As me and my boyfriend after some weeks of travelling in Uganda were starving for something else than the regular carbohydrate based tasteless african food we were very happy to discover this little cafe on the main-street in Kabale. They serve very descent – and spicy if you ask them – indian food. If you are longing for some good... More 

Thank Kråkan F
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

A good find in Kabale. A decent snack menu with tasty sandwiches/rolls. Relaxing atmosphere. TV showing British news. Wi-fi access. Quite refreshing & unusual within Uganda (outwith the capital). I believe accommodation is also available, but never tried it out.

1 Thank Jingsabove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Plot, Kabale, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Western Region  >  Kabale

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