Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Jinja

Deli

This industrial-chic deli and cafe is just the trick for homesick travellers. Tasty espresso drinks, brownies, lovely oversized salads, nachos and sandwiches on crusty fresh bread have patrons lining up. Seating is …
Top Choice Thai 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 pati…
Top Choice Italian in Kampala

Mediterraneo

This upmarket open-air Italian restaurant occupies a sprawling wood deck in a tropical garden, lit at night with kerosene lamps. The Italian chef creates fantastic thin-crust pizzas and handmade pastas, such as papp…
Top Choice Indian in Kampala

Khana Khazana

Regarded by many as the best Indian in town and even far beyond, classy Khazana is a great place to treat yourself. It features atmospheric Rajasthani-inspired decor, crisp white tablecloths and professional waiters…
Top Choice Cafe in Gulu

Elephante

Gulu's hipsters flood this cute garden cafe serving wood-fired pizzas, burgers and Mexican fare. It's owned by a Portland native, which ensures quality espresso drinks and a good tea selection (in addition to beer a…
Top Choice Indian in Mbale

Nurali's Café

This popular Indian restaurant delivers delicious flavours from the tandoor. The chicken tikka masala is melt-in-your-mouth good, plus there's excellent palak paneer and naan with big chunks of garlic. Add to that f…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in Kibale Forest National Park

EcoBurrito

This brilliant and highly unexpected roadside find is likely to elicit squeals of glee from even the most seasoned Africa hands. An American doctoral student studying the chimps in the park trained locals in the way…
Top Choice African in Fort Portal

Gardens

Quite friendly and popular, this busy corner restaurant has a quality menu of foreign and local dishes including burgers, curries, pizza and African fare such as firinda (mashed skinless beans) and lots of mochomo (…
International in Jinja

Black Lantern

Bujagali's premier dining destination is set under an elegant traditional thatched-roof overlooking the water. The extensive menu showcases dishes from around the world. Barbecued spare ribs are the house speciality…
International in Kampala

Fez Brasserie

One of Kampala’s most renowned restaurants, this gorgeous spot looking out over the leafy grounds of the Emin Pasha hotel has an ever-evolving fusion menu, which respects vegetarians, uniting flavours from five cont…