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Plot 14 Lower Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
+256 755 794958
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (24 reviews)
“dim sum” (8 reviews)
“green curry” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Plot 14 Lower Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been coming here from time to time and like the cozy, laid back interior. It's a pleasant place to visit regardless if you are with family, friends or even alone. It's calm and quiet even though quite centrally located. The service is ok, above...More

Thank MarcusHolmgren
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of Thai/asian food that is well prepared and served in peasant surroundings. The service was agreeable.

Thank wonderlust_dude
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They restaurant is surrounded by trees which give it a very relaxing ambience. The service was incredible. They have a variety of starters to choose from. Their mains are equally diverse and in generous portions. Kudos to James who attended to my order and even...More

Thank Ty K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with my friends on 28.2.12018 and the food was nice above all service was the most impressive in this place I liked the way the service personels and their manager gave us an out standing care at my table with my 7...More

Thank Bagaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great and efficient servers who make great recommendations. They are really patient as well. Nice cozy place for a date or group dinner date

Thank Samuel G
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I had the Massaman pork ribs which unfortunately left me feeling a bit nauseous...they took less than 15 minutes to arrive, but it soon became apparent that that was because they had simply been reheated and topped with sauce. They seemed to have been deep...More

Thank Kathryn1207
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here several times and it never disappoints. I’ve tried many things on the menu and everything is always good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I found Tamarai to be decorated nicely and to offer a nice setting for dinner. The service was good and the menu had a lot of nice options. I ordered the Tom Yum soup and the fish Green Curry. Having been to Thailand, and dined...More

Thank B Z
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The service at this place is over the Ugandan average, but the food is so blend and tasteless. The ingredients are all wrong and you don’t know what you are eating. It’s very sad because we love Asian food!More

Thank Dilara1
Akshay A, Owner at Tamarai, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Dilara, I am so sorry you didnt enjoy your food. If possible, we would love to have you come in and explain to us exactly what went wrong and how we can improve. My email address is akshay.agarwal5@gmail.com. I would highly appreciate it if...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Tamarai restaurant is located in a quiet environment suitable for business meetings, resting and hangouts with friends and family, welcoming staff and nice meals is the order of the day.

Thank mhakim2018
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4 May 2015|
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Response from Texmission | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how hungry you are. If you just share rice and a curry dish the cost is very inexpensive. The vegetable fried rice is 14,000 and the vegetarian curry is 22,000. So if you are not real hungry you can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 14 Lower Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 755 794958
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For over 5 years Tamarai has served up authentic Pan-Asian foods while complementing it with a green, calming environment. We have a fully stocked Bar and Cafe where you can get your favorite drinks till late in the evening. Our Lounge has more relaxed and comfortable seating to allow you to wine and dine the hours away.
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