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21 Cooper Road | Kisementi, Kampala 2769, Uganda
+256-41-254-593
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Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

After a stressful day we went to Crocodile Cafe at Kisementi lots of exotic cuisine and the pork is very very excellent keep it up. I loved the mushroom soup and the mashed potatoes

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Thank Jacox F
Kampala, Uganda
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190 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

Went here for lunch the other day after hearing and reading good things about it. Believe it or not, the food took almost an hour to come and there was only three tables occupied in the restaurant (including ours...). This, however, was the only letdown and the food we got was very nice tasting. Nothing extraordinary as far as presentation... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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116 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

A local colleague took us here. Modest outdoor seating area but our large group enjoyed the evening outdoors. Good dish dishes. Vegetable side dishes. Beer. Wine. Pleasant staff. Very reasonably priced. Nice to get awY from hotel dining. Recommend it.

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Thank diane_marie1234
London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Food quality is always good here as is the service. Pity that the outside area overlooks a congested car park (city authorities could help by regulating traffic flow) but that is not the restaurant's fault. Highly recommended. Best Greek salad in town.

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Thank Zeke O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

Two gin and tonics, one excellent white wine and 500 mL Nile beer ( I am not a beer drinker but I liked it) plus two excellent chicken dishes for ~ $30 U.S. Nice outdoor eating with pleasant servers. Good value!

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Thank geowmeyer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

Dropped by the long-time Kisimenti restaurant for lunch with an old friend during my recent visit to Kampala. It was staffed by only a couple of people, but the waiter really managed to provide good service. We had cappuccinos and lunch. I had a Chicken and Bacon on baguette that really hit the spot. It was good to see that... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town. Great, friendly service & delicious food. I especially liked the mango juice. The atmosphere is inviting. Parking could be improved.

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1 Thank Nyakairu
The Hague, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and amazing steak... We were here to say goodbye to a friend and had a wonderful time. Outside it was raining but inside it was cosy and warm. The food was incredibly good, didn't have such a good steak in ages! A bit expensive but for one night it was definitely worth it!

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Thank MvanArendonk
Lisbon,Portugal
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

At least,They don't serve crocodile meat ant their fish simsim fillet is wonderful.my friend loves the chicken on skewers and their fresh passion fruit juice is a dream

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1 Thank Miriam W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

The crocodile has become a consistent and regular lunch stop for me. The service is always excellent, though food prep occasionally slow. I normally get one of the delicious salads or sandwiches, my favorite being the crocodile delight. Conveniently located in corner of Kisimenti mall, also provides an attractive option for light dinner or cold beer. Along with the Bistro,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Cooper Road | Kisementi, Kampala 2769, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256-41-254-593

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