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Plot 14 Lower Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
+256 755 794958
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (28 reviews)
“dim sum” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plot 14 Lower Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tamarai Thai Restaurant and Tea Bad is the best place to catch up with Thai and Southeast Asian Cuisine. It's menu is comprehensively mouth watering with lots of food freshly prepared with the touch by seasoned expatriate chefs. Visit it and you won't regret!!!!

Thank Derrick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard a lot about how expensive it was but was please you suprised at the huge portions the excellent flavors the speed and efficientcy of the staff. Had an excellent soup tasty Vietnamese spring rolls a stunning noodle dish and superb roast pork.Walked out...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy a meal with friends, family or on a date. The restaurant has a calming and open atmosphere. The service was friendly and efficient! Food was exceptionally Good! Pricing was extremely fair for the service! I look forward to coming back!

Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tamarai is one of those places with a great ambience , it has that kind of fancy upmarket vibe the waiters are friendly and attentive. As a cocktail lover and a thai food aficionado im a regular , the selection is large but it must...More

Thank mzee2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined three times and each time I was rather disappointed. I did not enjoy Phad Thai, Green Curry, Pork Ribs with some kind of Asian sauce. I enjoyed Deep Fried Calamari and Deep Fried Chicken Wings. It was quiet and suitable for conversing peacefully...More

Thank greylourie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is quite pleasing and food is great with generous servings . A little let down with service and the smell of paint . I’m sure there is room for improvement!

Thank Sushil G
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Very impressed after our first visit to Tamarai! The atmosphere and venue is really nice, chilled out and relaxed! Service was friendly and orders came in good time. The food itself was the most authentic Thai food I have eaten whilst in Africa! Great flavors...More

Thank Craigmac35
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Tamarai will always be my place for thai food. The food in this place is so amazing and the service is so excellent , Thai green curry and hot basil kung were excellent.

Thank Bagaya
Reviewed April 29, 2018

My girlfriend and I had just visited the Bahai temple, and chose to go Tamarai for a late lunch. The hostess welcomed, escorted us to a table, and the waiter was right behind her with the menus. The restaurant was empty, but people kept arriving...More

Thank Eponymist13
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Have been here a few times and had some good food that hinted of Asia, although there's always something missing..........but we are in Africa so do not expect it all. However, there have been some occasions where the food has slipped a bit further down...More

Thank worldpilgrim2016
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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
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  • 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, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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