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Kiboko Grill - Ubuntu Residence

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Avenue de la Plage, BP 377, Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 24 40 65
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great outdoor spot with good pizza and the occasional hippo sighting. PROS: Good food at a fairly decent price (ask for the capitaine with frites), can sit on the patio for a long time into the evening and watch Lake Tanganyika. CONS: A bit hard to get a taxi after your dinner if you need to get back to other... More 

Thank WallyIsTired
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Nice Tanganyika view. Rare endroit to see hippos. It's a charming place to cheer with family seeping on their cold beer and pizza

Thank Snr S
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Always a nice place to enjoy a nice day out with a beautiful view. Food is decent and there is a wide variety to choose from. Only issue is the drinks menu is limited compared to other restaurants that are similar to it. But apart from that its a good day outing.

Thank Ariane B
Bujumbura Mairie Province, Burundi
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

This is a really popular spot outside of town overlooking the lake. The yard/garden is absolutely beautiful at night with lights everywhere. Food is usually pretty good, though a bit more expensive than many Bujumbura spots. Service can be slow, since they are often rather crowded, especially on weekends. But overall, well worth a visit.

Thank LaurenNS
Kigali, Rwanda
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Great for family eating out. Big green spaces, a swimming pool, they have tortoises and crested cranes to keep the children entertained. Across the adjacent road is Lake Tanganyika and if you are lucky, you will glimpse hippos basking. Theu have a variety of food on offer. The pizzas are great and so is the grilled Mukeke fish. For the... More 

Thank Faustin L
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Good any time, great deals on pizzas with generous size garden. Perfect for business meeting or afternoon sundowners. Perfect view of the sunset across Lac Tanganyika of the Congo mountains.

Thank heretothere990
The Hague, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

In one of the corners of the of the wide Ubuntu Residence garden a giant paillote was erected for the extension of Kiboko Grill. It made the scenery even better, and luckily the hippos stayed. You can eat and drink (snack style, mainly meat) here while looking at bathing hippos at some 50 meters distance.

Thank Michiel H
Downings, Ireland
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

This restauaurant is in the grounds of the Ubunto hotel. It is entirely out of doors. As there is active malaria in Bujumbura and in the evenings there are numerous mosquitos, it would have been appreciated if some form of anti-mosquito coils etc were offered routinely. The large kebabs are great and the pizzas are very good indeed. On two... More 

Thank Mike_Downings
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

The restaurant is located in a nice location, overhanging Tanganika lake. The food was good and the staff was nice.

Thank isab10027
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

I sort of stumbled on this restaurant. When I saw pizza on the menu, I had it! Turned out wonderful. When I was halfway through the pizza, we realized everyone around us was having a pizza too!! Good pizzas are not easy to come by in Bujumbura. Get them here!

Thank aroundtheworldformak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
European, Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de la Plage, BP 377, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
  • Phone Number: +257 22 24 40 65
Lake shore grill & pizza restaurant

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