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Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel

29 No. 7, Street KN | Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 486 581
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“guacamole” (32 reviews)
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
African, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
29 No. 7, Street KN | Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Heaven Hotel & Restaurant proved the perfect start to our trip. They arranged for a driver to pick us up at Kigali Airport and ferry us to their beautiful property. Our room was a comfortable respite after the long flights from Los Angeles. Dinner at...More

1  Thank lel88
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Concerned that no restaurant would be open during Umuganda, my friend and I called ahead to inquire about Saturday brunch and were delighted to learn that Heaven opened at 11AM. Brunch was delicious - I enjoyed a lovely crepe with strawberries and whipped cream (the...More

1  Thank Cate W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting again after 4 years and everything is still the same. Passionate front staff and pleasant waiters. The menu is rich supported by unique cocktail.

1  Thank Akin O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed two evenings here and loved the menu, which has really intriguing offerings and excellent presentation. Even a humble burger was done with elegance and style here. Portion sizes are very generous. The servers are great as well, and the prices are what you would...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with a large group of about 20. The service was great and the food excellent. the decor is very well done and this was a nice respite after all our safari trips. probably the best restaurant in the area

1  Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed 3 nights at Heaven Boutique hotel after 7 days of traveling throughout rural Rwanda. Although I had stayed at Heaven several months ago and had a great experience, this stay was even better. My wife joined me on this trip we stayed...More

1  Thank tombyrd11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes a place has it all , great location, superb service, great food and a lovely ambiance... that's Heavens Restaurant Kigali for you, love the presentation of the food, am amazed by the helpfulness of the waiters the only slight disappointment was yes the food...More

1  Thank Abhay D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Heaven three years ago....so on our return to Rwanda a revisit was on our to do list. We managed to fit in two meals in our week in Kigali. Great atmosphere and very good food. Thanks...we will definitely be back next time...More

1  Thank NZJulz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've just never figured this place out. If it was half the price, it would be five stars, but it's just so bloody expensive for what can best be described as average food. I think they just know they will get endless gorilla trekkers who...More

Thank Barrett_Nash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Heaven with friends who had visited before and raved about it, so expectations were high. Heaven didn't disappoint! The prices are high by Kigali standards but the food was delicious.More

Thank Bejuro
Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bejuro, Thank you! We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal at Heaven and we hope to welcome you back again soon! We do have a range of pricing to accommodate different budgets, including a Bites section with wraps, burgers, brochettes and hearty salads...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How do I book accommodation at the Hotel?
17 February 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Crystal S | Reviewed this property |
+ Try calling them
Linnea B
Are you open for brunch on umuganda Saturdays?
26 November 2015|
Response from J_A_M_Kigali | Property representative |
Yes Heaven is open for brunch on umuganda Saturdays from 12pm to 2pm.
Sarah B
Can you accommodate gluten free?
21 August 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from J_A_M_Kigali | Property representative |
Yes Heaven can accommodate gluten free- they even have a new gluten free main course that is a vegetarian Green Plantain "Lasagna"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 60
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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: 29 No. 7, Street KN | Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda (Formerly Heaven Restaurant and Bar)
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 788 486 581
  • E-mail
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 22 beautifully appointed hotel rooms with a salt water swimming pool, ensuite private bathrooms, local artwork, free wifi, unlimited coffee/tea/purified water, 24 hour security, just steps from downtown Kigali. In addition to 22 rooms currently in operation, a new luxury 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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