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Le Petit Bistro

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Gaba Road | Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
077-509667, 077-403080
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Kampala, Uganda
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2014

After getting turned down at Le Chateau, we ended up here. A bit qurious how the service and the food would be. We had a fantastic experiance; the owner Stella came and greeted us and served us wine...they only have one kind... so we where a bit sceptic.. but it was great..My wife ordered lamb chops and Ime the steak... More 

Thank johnpetter
Sydney, Australia
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150 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2014

It is like paradise - stay there for 2 nights and had all our meals at the bistro and café! Great coffee and pastries. So yummy!!

Thank MissDetox
Kampala, Uganda
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2013

The meat is really good, the service is poor unless the owner of the place is around. Sometimes you need to ask the waiters if you can please order (while they are sitting and playing with their phone). Anyways, the food is always good! Proper steaks with fries or mashed, it is always good. If you want your steak medium... More 

1 Thank MelissaGouda
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Fantastic steaks cooked perfectly. Busy roadside location and rustic surroundings surpassed by great food.

Thank 646Lisa
Gulu, Uganda
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Le Petit Bistro is a nice and cozy little restaurant along Ggaba road (very and always trafficked). It has its own parking space which is excellent. The Bistro does need some minor renovations internally (a simple coat of paint would do to make it look cleaner). The cushions on the wooden chairs are usually dirty, need washing and or replacement.... More 

1 Thank Ayo78
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Le Petit Bistro is one of the longer standing restaurants in Kampala. Run by the lovely Stella, who often still graces the place it is renowned as one of the best steak houses in town. The two items I recommend any traveler trying is the French Onion soup and Steak done which ever way you like it. The only warning... More 

Thank Billynkid
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2013

The food's good. Love the beef steak with mash but the waiting time is way too long. I don't especially think much to the location as it is right next to a very busy road in Kansanga and the staff are hopeless if Im allowed to say that. On two occasions, they have even forgotten my order and prefer to... More 

1 Thank Perfect B
South Dakota, USA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This restaurant has not kept up compared to what it was a few years ago. Had a roesti and it was dripping in oil and my friend had a steak smothered in white sauce-ugh. The spring rolls are still good with a nice sauce. Even though we were in the non smoking area we were inundated with smoke.

1 Thank Mary R
Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2013

A nice and quiet restaurant. Service is good and very friendly. I loved the steak and the whole Telapia fish grill. The price of the food is very reasonable compared to the service. A true value for money.

Thank Shah A
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192 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

This was our second trip in 8 years, so not exactly regulars. The steak was excellent, not had better anywhere! The let down was the vegetarian curry - really poor! But we will go back - there is much good about this restuarant that we blame ourselves for a poor choice. Brilliant value!

Thank Julianfin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gaba Road | Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 077-509667, 077-403080

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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?