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Khyber Pass

Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue | Speke Hotel, Kampala 7036, Uganda
+256 41 4259221
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bhindi masala” (2 reviews)
“curries” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue | Speke Hotel, Kampala 7036, Uganda
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11 - 20 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I come usually at Khyber pass to have dinner. Good Indian food made by professional Indian chefs . Over all Good service .

Thank Vidit S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Connected to the Speke Hotel, this is a great option for Indian food in Kampala. The food is very well prepared with all of the typical favorites. There are also some Asian influenced food options that you can enjoy. The restaurant in clean and the...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is an update. I am so taken wit the quality of the food at this establishment. Cant seem to stop ordering the Butter Chicken though!... I recently ate at a top Indian establishment in Singapore and for authenticity, quality and quantity of food and...More

Thank grantrita
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We have been to Khyber pass for a dinner ,, Noticed the food was very good and authentic Indian cuisine.. service is nice upto the Mark .. will visit again ..

Thank DhavM
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Indian restaurant (one of three) at the Speke Hotel. A good selection of Tandoori and south indian cuisine.

Thank igbg
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Good choice for Indian food lovers specially vegetarians. I like the food and service. Price seems reasonable considering the restaurant in the city centre.

Thank Akhileshjoshi
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The reviews sounded promising but I was disappointed. The service was good and efficient. The food was nothing special. It is ok but for a restaurant of such repute and price I expected more. To top it all credit cards get a 5% surcharge and...More

Thank 550EricM
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Just two words - Yellow Dal! Do not miss it. Made me think of my mothers cooking and I don't think I need to say anything else. The place is beautiful and the food is light. Yes, Light Indian Food!

Thank Gaurav S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Classic indian n Chinese food n friendly service. Taking care by professional staff which makes extra feeling of care. I just love it

Thank Panda R
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is by far the best Indian restaurant in Uganda with great ambiance and quality Indian food. The outdoor dining is perfect for great evenings with nice street view.

Thank Niting09
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue | Speke Hotel, Kampala 7036, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 41 4259221
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  • This restaurant is at Speke Hotel
Description
We at the Khyber Pass in Kampala bring you the recipes of FRONTIER TAWA TANDOOR [CLAY POT] COOKING. These recipes are prepared by our renowned International Chefs, prepared with care for your enjoyment. Khyber Pass is a mountain Pass in Western Asia and is the most important pass connecting Afghanistan and India. The Khyber Pass winds northwest through the Sefid Koh Rang near Peshawar. The Pass is walled by precipitous cliffs that vary in height from 150 to 300 metres. The Pass reaches it's highest elevation at the frontier between Afghanistan and Pakistan prior to its entering India. It has witnessed the marchs of Aryans, Persians, White Huns, Selijuks, Tartars, Mongols, Sassanians, Turks, Mughals and Durranis as they made successive inroads into territories beyond the Peshawar Valley and Indus. With them came remarkable "Frontier Cuisines". This diversity of Cuisines, with the influence of the Indian Civilization they journeyed through, produced exotic dishes which seemed to spring from the very land itself. The Aryans descended upon the fertile Northern plains in 1500 B.C., Subjugating the indigenous dravidian population and settled down to open a glorious chapter in the history of civilisation and the art of FRONTIER TAWA TANDOOR [CLAY POT] COOKING. The Persians hordes under Darius [6 Century B. C.] Descended into the Punjab to annex yet another province to the Archaemenian Empire. Here the art of TANDOR COOKING was a way of life. It is this Pass, through which the subcontinent was invaded time and again by conquerors like Baber, Nadir Shah and Ahmed Shah Abdali. These conquerors again brought the Mughals' cuisines with them. The story of the Khyber Pass is composed of much colour and romance, such tragedy and glory makes Frontier Cuisine look stranger than fiction. The Khyber Pass has been a silent witness to countless different varieties of cuisines and the art of frontier cooking in the history of mankind. As one enjoys the delicacy of frontier cooking it unfolds the pages of history.
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