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Bubbles O'Learys

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Irish, Pizza, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
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Acacia Avenue, John Babiha road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 39 3263815
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16:30 - 00:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 04:00
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Montreal
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of expats. Some locals. Shame about the prostitutes (it's like another version of Big Mike's). The dance floor upstairs can get super crowded, smoky and dirty (spilled drinks - although the staff does come around frequently to clean up). The music is often better than at Big Mike's. The large outdoor area is good place to cool off (if... More 

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Thank Koritsaki
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We swung by Bubbles for St Patrick's day celebrations. I asked one of the staff members for the wifi password and after two failed attempts, he said he would take the phone to his manager and have him enter the code because it had recently been updated. He never came back with my phone. I got the manager and identified... More 

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Thank Chris R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic Irish Pub, nice life music and good mixed colorblind crowd having a good time together on a Wednesday to life music and DJ. Great atmosphere and good service. Definitely a place to come back to.

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Thank Nicoline P
Kenya
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260 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this place doesn't really feel like an Irish pub (despite the fact that pieces of the bar are actually from Ireland!), it has a lot of outdoor seating, a good drink selection, snooker, and a dance floor. Nice atmosphere and kind staff - I also loved that on a Sunday night they were playing adult contemporary music! Seems like... More 

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Thank Shannon S
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Well stocked with good music and atmosphere. A fun place to dance, watch sport and sample good drinks.

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Thank NickAtherton
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

Kampala, Uganda
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375 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a place where one can take visitors for a quick lunch, an after office hours drink - draft beer is served - or to just hang, enjoy some pub grub and listen to the music and animated debates and arguments all round.

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Thank Safariafficionado
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I first visited Bubbles in 2010, then again in 2012 and I'm back in Kampala now in 2017. Each time I've been impressed with the authenticity of the interior design (the bar was literally dismantled from an old pub in Ireland and brought to Uganda), the friendly and mischievous bar staff, and the general atmosphere. In the daytime it's very... More 

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Thank ssentongo
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and are honored to know that you know our history. Really appreciated and would love to host you again. Regards More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I fell in love with the place. Undoubtedly it is the best nightclub.! I miss you a lot! I plan to return soon.

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Thank Cristian C
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again, please be our guest. Regards More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

When you are in Kampala, Bubbles is definitely a place you must not miss. Anyone looking for a good night out.... Bubbles is the number one spot with Excellent Staff and great environment. I will visit Kampala again to spend time at Bubbles again.

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Thank Haseeb J
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and would love to host you again and again. Regards More 

KOLKATA, India
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Ever green night life. Cheaper entry fee. Good and manageable crowd. Can hangout till early almost morning. Nice and good quality beers.

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Thank priyadeepc2016
Peets1977, General Manager at Bubbles O'Learys, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. really appreciated and it is always a pleasure to host you. Regards Peter More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Irish, Pizza, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 04:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 04:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 04:00
Thursday
12:30 - 04:00
Friday
12:30 - 04:00
Saturday
12:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Acacia Avenue, John Babiha road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 39 3263815
Description
The oldest establishment in Kampala, Uganda. Established in 2003 & still young. One of the top 3 Irish Pubs outside Ireland. The Place to be.

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