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Cercle Nautique De Bujumbura

Ave de la Plage No 535 | Route Port, Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 22 20 56
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good24%
  • Average44%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
7 Apr 2017
“Hmmmmmm old memories ”
23 Jun 2016
“Nice views”
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African, Bar, Pub
Ave de la Plage No 535 | Route Port, Bujumbura, Burundi
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This place was the only one place of heaven in the whole of Burundi but after the war someone bought it and seems that it has become a bar something like that no more that unique 5* I use to know. I still remember the...More

Thank din s
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

A perfect spot to sit, relax and have a drink. Nice view over the lake and with a bit of luck the hippos are around and show themselves.

Thank Gerrit B
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Had a nice drink watching the hippos. The staff are friendly and curtious. We went back several times.

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Yes, the hippos live or at least hang out beside the restaurant. Watch out for the man who charges 5000 francs to view them though. He and a guide from the zoo (living museum) are in cahoots, so if anybody at the zoo asks if...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 21 September 2014

It's an outdoor space, had a lunch there. It is very noisy due to the loud music played by very bad speakers. The food was not that great compares to what we can find in Buja.

Thank isab10027
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This was the first place I ate at in Bujumbura. There are a lot of really good restaurants here in town, but of all the places I ate at this was the best. I had some type of "little fish" appetizer and grilled fish with...More

Thank Liam W
Reviewed 1 July 2014

It was a nice evening in May 2014 that I was brought to the Cercle Nautique. We went to a terrace above the Lake Tangajika and sipped our beers. Waiting, enjoying the last sun glittering. At last, it was almost dark there was a huge...More

Thank Berend H
Reviewed 27 May 2014

how I loved going there, when I was a child. I really miss this place. the french fries, the fried fish (ndagal), the sambussa... how I wished I could go back right now. View is amazing and if you are lucky, you might see a...More

1  Thank Salima K
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Minimum waiting time for the food is 45 Minutes. We ate Mukeke fish 2 times. 1st time was excellent and fresh but we had to wait 1 hour. Second time 45 Minutes but it tasted like frozen fish. Beautiful view on the lake and very...More

Thank BelindaMcKenzie
Reviewed 27 October 2013

It's difficult to describe the Cercle Nautique de Bujumbura because I'm not sure what it's supposed to be. We went our first night in town to see Lake Tanganyka and to have a beer. It's a collection of disjointed buildings, patios and decks of differing...More

Thank k_wfrost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
African, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave de la Plage No 535 | Route Port, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
  • Phone Number: +257 22 22 20 56
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