Top ChoiceCafe in Gisenyi (Rubavu)


Four words: not to be missed. On the lakefront road near the DRC border, this wonderful conversion of an impressive mansion now hosts a superb cafe that is passionately run by a group of expat friends. Delicious...

International in Gisenyi (Rubavu)

Bistro Restaurant & Wine Garage

This sassy eatery not far from the beach has an outdoor patio and becomes atmospheric at night. There's a small selection of well-executed dishes, including beef or tilapia (Nile perch) fillet, burgers with...

International in Gisenyi (Rubavu)

Lakeside Restaurant & Beach Bar

This hip and classy lakefront resto-bar is as adept at serving up light bites as it is heartier meals. The menu is eclectic and inventive, and the breezy, sunset-friendly deck overlooking the beach is very...

Supermarket in Gisenyi (Rubavu)

Boulangerie de Gisenyi

This well-stocked supermarket across the road from the main market has cheese, meats, yoghurts and fresh bread.