Top ChoiceThai in Entebbe

Thai Garden

With a conscientious Thai owner, this restaurant more than delivers with fresh lemongrass in your coconut soup, a red curry both light and spicy, icy beer and fresh green-papaya salad. The lush setting features...

Top ChoiceWildlife Reserve in Entebbe

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

This sanctuary in Lake Victoria is home to around 50 orphaned chimps that have been rescued from elsewhere in Uganda and are being rehabilitated as much as possible on this thickly forested island. Day trips to...

Zoo in Entebbe

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

While it functions primarily as a zoo, this centre is actually a world-class animal refuge that has benefited from international assistance in recent years. Most of the animals on display were once injured or...

Cafe in Entebbe

Anna's Corner

In a new location, this wonderful expat institution does wood-fired pizzas and the best coffee in town. Bored with local food? Dig into a Bali burger with mango curry or Thai beef salad. Breakfast is a good bet...

Zoo in Entebbe

Uganda Reptiles Village

Get up close to some of the world's deadliest snakes, including mambas, cobras, puff adders and vipers, as well as chameleons, crocs and lizards, all of which are rescued or injured. It's around 3km off the...

Mall in Entebbe

Victoria Mall

Love it or loathe it, mall culture has well and truly arrived in Uganda, with this shiny new complex opening in 2013. As well as eateries and shops, there's a Nakumatt supermarket that comes in handy for...

International in Entebbe

Faze 3

Close to the airport, Faze 3 is a solid choice for dining out. Its outdoor decking is a top spot to catch lake breezes while feasting on anything from roast pork to tilapia (Nile perch) tikka, chicken-schnitzel...

Bar in Entebbe

O's Bar

Across from the golf course, this happening bar has outdoor decking, indoor lounge and sport on the TV.

Gardens in Entebbe

Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Laid out in 1898, these expansive gardens are perfect for a leisurely stroll. The highlights are its pockets of thick rainforest, which locals claim some of the original Tarzan films were made in, and excellent...

International in Entebbe

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel

Good place for fish and chips on the beach (but watch out for scavenging maribou stork), or a choice of meat dishes or pizza. Alternatively there are garden tables, or those with jet lag can hit the 24-hour...

Pizza in Entebbe

Goretti's Beachside Pizzeria & Grill

What could be better than eating a wood-fired pizza on the beach with Lake Victoria lapping at your feet? Not much, actually, and it's the reason why Goretti's is such a consistent favourite with locals and...

International in Entebbe

Gately Inn Entebbe

This open-air restaurant, surrounded by a wonderful African garden, serves international foods ranging from burgers to Madras curry. The atmosphere is great, but under new administration the food is somewhat...