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Cafe Gourmand

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Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 27 72 45
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deserves to be #1 We were a party of 6. Service was prompt, professional and all spoke English well. Food was great and I had the best chocolate shake I think I have ever tasted.

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Thank Lee W
Bujumbura Mairie Province, Burundi
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good to visit the place if you like a good coffee, nice tea, and very tasty bread. you can take your food in the same place or take away. I highly recommend it for young travelers boys and girls

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Thank lgashubije
Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Probably on of the best place to enjoy a very well served coffee and local bakery. It has a good WIFI connection, waiters and waitress are friendly...

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Thank dago2017
Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I just stopped in for a sandwich, and it was delicious. The bread was fresh, and so good. All the pastries looked amazing as well. Will try some next time!

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Thank tsibanas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A town favorite. A little pricer than everywhere else but definitively worth it. I shop there 7 times a week!! Great pastries, sweets, and baked goods.

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Thank Stephan P
Nairobi, Kenya
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197 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty food with good seasoning and ingredients. The highlight here is the coffee (make sure you take some home with you, they also sell bags that are wrapped in a beautiful traditional cloth). Delicious cakes as well. A great place to park yourself with laptop and work for hours.

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Thank N S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had urgent meeting and had to grab a quick lunch before going. This was amazing as lunch was provided very quickly with very nice welcoming staff. Cheers

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Thank Shameena J
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went there for a Sunday brunch and had a very difficult time choosing something to eat because it all looked so good! We ate on the rooftop patio in the gorgeous sunshine and had great views of the city. On the way out purchased some bakery items for later and was not disappointed!

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Thank Mary Anne S
Kigali, Rwanda
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016

this place is best for hangout with friends for coffee and some sandwich or the best is icecream .... Our Group is using this place for many get together and we are happy to say that each time we get the proper service and the staff are really helpfull

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Thank mikulbasant
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Burundi is in the midst of a serious political crisis which is decimating the economy but miraculously Cafe Gourmand continues to provide excellent food, pastries and breads. The big draw for me is their wonderful mango smoothie and their rooftop terrace but the short menu has lovely salads, sandwiches and deserts as well.

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Thank NJB48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
  • Phone Number: +257 22 27 72 45
Description
"This authentic French boulangerie-patisserie offers freshly baked treats and a range of savoury pastries. Le Café Gourmand is open 7 days a week for eat-in or take-out. ["Gourmand" has an interesting history, literally translated as "greedy", how can a negative connotation can be associated with happiness on a plate?! The word is now used to describe one who has a love for fine food!]Indulge in a unique taste-bud tingling experience in the heart of Africa - be a gourmand! "

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