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Tamarai

14 Lower Kololo Terrace | Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
+256 755 794958
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (3 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14 Lower Kololo Terrace | Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

extremely high standard of cuisines, coupled with a great restuarant atmosphere,very courteous/happy staff,a real pleasure

Thank tasha45780
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out for dinner at Tamarai's a few weeks ago and was truly blown away. Authentic thai food alongside other Asian dishes in a fantastic environment. If you're in Kampala and crave a taste of Asia, make sure to stop by Tamarai!

Thank YaboiY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good ambiance , polite and welcoming staffs , nice hide away ,and above all the lovely food. amazing cocktails that will make your evening wow, i love the scorpion bowl.

Thank 474jeff
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Tamarai has a lovely atmosphere, sitting outdoors under thatch roof in candlelight. I love the fresh fruit juices, Vietnamese spring rolls, and coconut soups. Altogether a great way to spend an evening.

Thank nagapie_eh
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We went here as a family and were pleasantly surprised that they had a children's menu. The food that they received was very good and the portions too big for them to finish! Their meal was definitely value for money. It included a juice, main...More

Thank Peanut_face
Akshay A, Owner at Tamarai, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you so much! Will definitely look into how to juice up the pork!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Small portions, delicious pork ribs, disappointing phad thai. Interesting ambience. Great tea selection. Quite expensive (especially with their relatively small portion sizes)

1  Thank Samantha256
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We went in quite big group (6 people), total bill was 300k ($80) so it was value for money. I liked Tom Yum with Chicken (nice spicy), salt & pepper prawns went well with good green mango salad. We ordered custom veggie dish - stir-fried...More

Thank JakubWarszawa
Akshay A, Owner at Tamarai, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Hi Jacob! Thanks for the review. We will look into the Green Curry and Hot Basil.

Reviewed 9 February 2017

This restaurant came highly reviewed from Tripadvisor, but it turned out to be not true. The Red Thia Curry came out to be the worst I tried in many years of traveling. Service is so so. The location is good but fails in all other...More

Thank Nairobi_KenyaAspi
Akshay A, Owner at Tamarai, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

We are so sorry you had a bad experience. We would love to have you back to understand how we can improve. If you don't mind, we would love to get more details on exactly what went wrong that day. Please send your feedback to...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

They've got good food and lovely ambience. Not to mention the ever attentive staff. It is perfect for a romantic outing, but is alos appopriate for business meetings.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had a quiet Sunday evening at Tamarai, awesome Tom yum soup and very tasty chicken Rendaang. James my waiter was very polite and attentive, even tried to teach me some Luganda. I'll keep trying.

Thank alistair b
Akshay A, Owner at Tamarai, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you Alistair!

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deograti87
Dinner for two can cost how much
3 May 2015|
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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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lower Kololo Terrace | Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 755 794958
  • E-mail
Description
Email for this restaurant is tamaraithai@gmail.com
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