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Mama Ashanti Restaurant & Bar

Plot 20 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero | P.O Box.23417 Kampala,Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
+256 774 542855
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good55%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
11 Sep 2017
“So So Food, Below Average Service”
21 Aug 2016
“Delicious but expensive for what it is”
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$$ - $$$
Plot 20 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero | P.O Box.23417 Kampala,Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

place serves great food. It is known for its speciality in west African delicacies especially Ghana food. Good portions of food are given, hence the price is a little high but worth it. The ambience is cool, there is a massage parlour for those who...More

Thank Penninah
Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

Well, this establishment is many things bar, restaurant, lounge but what always works for me is their west African themed kitchen. Specifically the Pepe soup. Best taken after a night of hanky panky with the booze. Food is good especially if the chef is in...More

1  Thank Tumusiime K
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Went here twice but I was not too impressed with the unfriendly demeanor of the staff and their food was nothing to brag about. I liked the fact that it was a nice secluded and quiet place but the unfriendly staff drove me away.

Thank musiklef
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Wow, Mama Ashanti. What has happened? This restaurant was once one of my favorites, a special treat and I would always take home leftovers. They have good portion sizes and a variety of Ghanaian dishes, and used to be so fresh and tasty. This would...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Located in the up market neighborhood of Kampala, Mama Ashanti serves great food from West Africa, Uganda and continental foods. The portions are generous and pocket friendly.However on the evening I was there, there were loud patrons who ruined a seemingly great evening.

Thank Ahimbisibwe A
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I visited Mama Ashanti based on a friends recommendation. Somewhere I could try authentic west African food? Yum. I first visited Mama Ashanti in April 2014, a Friday afternoon. The place looked nice...quite suitable for an afternoon meal. I ordered for fofo (fufu) but was...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

You have to ask the waiters to take your order. Once delivered, they forget about you as they are busy watching television. Such a shame that such a nice place can get it so wrong with staffing. Heard the founder sought greener pastures across the...More

2  Thank misteroha
Reviewed 23 April 2014

The setting is nice and quiet, the garden is spacious and green. The menu has a large variety of choices for vegetarians and non vegetarians. However there were only a total of three tables occupied when we went for lunch last week but it took...More

1  Thank Kate K
Reviewed 2 April 2014

A caveat is in order here: the restaurant is actually on Trip Advisor - under misspelt name! TA's sagacious software would not let me correct..the name. Anyway, the restaurant definitely des merit two sets of reviews!! Situated in one of Kampala's better quarters,scattered in a...More

Thank Yoc11
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Very authentic West African food even though you are in East Africa. It has great goat stew and an extensive menu of other dishes from Jollof Rice to Fufu. Was a little disappointed that there was no Omo Tuwo but it was still fantastic. They...More

1  Thank Cliffsideinn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 20 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero | P.O Box.23417 Kampala,Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 774 542855
  • E-mail
Restaurant with ample parking,an Eat -in Bar,Gardens,a 14 and 35 seater conference rooms,with nearby spa,unisex saloon and boutique.We are good in outside catering,deliveries and parties of all kinds. We have dedicated and professional staff.
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