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 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…
Cafe in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Omwani Training Cafe

When you tire of all-inclusive lodge meals, come to this adorable cafe with tables in the backyard and chickens running loose. Service is slow but the end product is good – enormous rolex (eggs wrapped in chapatti),…
Cafe in Kabale

Kwanzi Cafe

This 2nd-storey open-air cafe with comfortable divans provides respite from dusty Kabale. A curbside blackboard announces the daily specials, though your meal still might take over an hour to assemble. Mains such as…
Cafe in Jinja

Source Café

A magnet for expats seeking reliable wi-fi (not free but cheap and fast), this attractive cafe does excellent French-press coffee, baked goods and sandwiches. The porch with mosaic tiles is a good place to watch the…
Cafe in Gulu

Iron Donkey Restaurant

Start your day feasting on homemade pastries, crêpes or an American breakfast. Salads, sandwiches and tacos are served the rest of the day. It's no wonder that this bakery-cafe with international flair is a magnet f…
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 too.…
Cafe in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Bar

A colourful haven on the main drag, this cute cafe serves organic espresso drinks with brownies and banana cake. For something more substantial, try a rolex (eggs wrapped in a chapatti), they're served gourmet style…
Cafe in Mbale

Eco Sham

Inside the Casa del Turista, this cafe has quality food and top organic Mt Elgon coffee, with proceeds going to a local school. The rooftop tables with umbrellas are great for a sunset beer, though you won't get wai…
Cafe in Masaka

Plot 99

This chilled out Belgian-Dutch–owned coffeehouse serves everything from Belgian fries with mayo to thin-crust pizzas and Greek salads. It has great coffee too, and proceeds go to a locally based charity, U Go Green …