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78 Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 41 4251694
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
18 Aug 2016
“Fresh, friendly, never had anything other than outstanding food and service”
2 Aug 2016
“Best Game Meat Eating SPOT!”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
78 Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

This little spot is a welcome respite for the weary missionary or humanitarian aid worker (as well as a popular place for the locals, of course). The setting is covered outdoor open-air with seasonal dishes and always lots of goat (it's a local thing). The...More

Thank ScottsdaleFoody2008
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Sam's restaurant on Kampala road is one of its Kind. I first went here with my guardian in 2000. And then went there with my fiancee and again we go here occasionally for a meal. The cousin at Sam's is very good and well prepared...More

1  Thank AffordableUganda
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Nice clean restaurant, good food and good prices. The food is delicious, nice outside sitting to enjoy the great weather in Uganda.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Sam's is among my best restaurants in and around Kampala. It is situated along Bomba road after Equatorial hotel.

Thank Bird Uganda Saf... L
Reviewed February 10, 2016

This restaurant tacked away from the bustling street provided a serene environment for dining.I would recommend this for those who enjoy eating out.

Thank asiimwedenisk
Reviewed March 17, 2015

After ordering food and drink one of my friends jaw dropped, I said "What's up?" He said "Look at the kitchen" it was open plan with at least 25 rats running around the ovens and work surfaces. I grabbed my camera and I thought the...More

Thank Valhalla95
Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Sam's was the place to be. Good food, good service, good ambience, however the time I visited! Disappointed does not do my feelings justice. Simple orders were mixed up after dreary delays. Word was that the hands on owner had left and set up else...More

Thank Tumusiime K
Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This was actually March 2004, 2005 & 2006! (The date button wouldn't go back that far lol!) I just saw the Trip advisor listing for this restaurant and memories flooded back! Frankly, the food was delicious, and the service excellent, as we where part of...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places ever! Very pleasant staff. Beautiful outside ambiance. Very delicious food. I love the lamb. First time I went in 2008 I was treated to this place by a real good dude by the name of Stanley. Went back...More

1  Thank Chege N
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Sam's used to be one of my favorite lunch stops in Kampala, but over the years it has become a little run down with a dip in quality though still on the expensive side. The food is still decent though, and worth a stop if...More

Thank Joshua R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 41 4251694
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