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The Source Cafe

) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Jinja #3 of 31 Places to Eat in Jinja ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe
20 Main Street, Jinja 00000, Uganda
+256 43 4120911
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“brownie” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (15 reviews)
08:00 - 19:00All hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 Main Street, Jinja 00000, Uganda
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Reviews (162)
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Most people in this restaurant are white-skinned and not from Africa, if that tells you anything. This means that if you are white-skinned and not from Africa, the food will likely suit your tastebuds. On the other hand, it won't be as authentic of a...More

Thank Austin F
Reviewed 13 April 2015

It was a cool, fun place and very relaxing! Visited a few times and it was a very comfortable atmosphere and the food was enjoyable. coffee was excellent although service was slow! Good place to grab some drinks and good and just relax. I would...More

Thank TheMarque
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

My friends and I visited on a weekend whilst on a break from our volunteering duties. We were delighted that they served breakfast food until almost 12pm. The Hungry hippo breakfast was what we ordered along with iced lattes and the only real disappointment was...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Great little cafe with a lovely outside sitting area. Milkshakes are great, and the iced coffee is wonderful!

Thank EmilyC234
Reviewed 27 February 2015

the best coffee I've had in Uganda. Good relaxed vibe, and a fairly reasonable craft shop. Toilet not wonderful, but possibly one of your better choices in this neck of the woods. Would happy linger at the street side tables for a while

Thank Pennie H
Reviewed 21 February 2015

The Source cafe is a very relaxing place. They have professional staff that attend to you with a touch of class. While there i had a caffe mocha and i must admit it's the best i have had in Uganda. The internet was really fast...More

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is much more than a restaurant! Free wi-fi, a lending library, photocopy service, a craft shop, and the best networking spot in Jinja, along with a pleasant staff, make this a great place for a good meal and a whole lot more. Try their...More

1  Thank KathyV768
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Good food excellent coffee and Wi-Fi. This is a great place to network with other people.. They have a very nice gift shop attached to the café.The prices are fixed, they have a good selection of gifts including vanilla beans.

Thank sierragram
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

The best cup of black coffee in Jinja! The samosas are also delicious!!! Has a nice little gift shop and free internet. Just ask for a code.

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This place was interesting. It had an internet cafe, a library and crafts for sale. The food was ok but they did make a mistake with our order.

Thank Mark W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 4
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street, Jinja 00000, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Eastern Region  >  Jinja
  • Phone Number: +256 43 4120911
The Source Cafe was the first place in Jinja to offer internet access and great coffee. With our central location, stop by and let us help you navigate Jinja and find some good deals!
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