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Bukoto Street | Kamwokya, Kampala 11243 , Uganda
256 41 342100
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Wurzburg, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La fontaine is a very nice, small restaurant, very close to the mall in Kololo. The food is fresh and good and the prices are absolutely fine. Everything is well maintained, clean and the service is very good. We've been there a couple of times during our stay in Kampala.

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Thank DonPromillo90
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Prices are great, one of the best value places to eat in Kampala, service can be a little slow but staff are friendly and eager to help.

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Thank JFR1987
Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Good food with the great taste but the service is slightly late and not up to the standard . Otherwise location wise good place .

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Thank christine b
Juba, South Sudan
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Went there once for coffee and once for brunch. The brunch was good, but the coffee press was not - filter was a bit broken so the powder mixed with the coffee. Was hoping to taste those heavenly biscuits, but didn't get more than just a coffee.

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Thank Ward T
Kampala, Uganda
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I eat here more than anywhere else. It has a little for everybody. Buffet for corporates. A la carte menu that is on the fair price end and has great fish. Generally good customer service though can be slow sometimes.

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Thank Ian G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

If you looking for a chic venue to dine at...this is definitely not the place for you. The food is great but the service is miserable. Timed it and it took about 1hr20 for our order to come in...45 minute for the bill. Thank God for the great food, there wouldnt be much else to write about.

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Thank Arnold M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

It's not your typical classy sort of Ambiance, but that translates into very affordable prices. Had the Dinner Steak which was quite good and almost half the price compared to many restaurants. The cookies served with the coffee were to die for. Unfortunately they were not on sale.. I wish they were.

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Thank Timothy G
The Hague, The Netherlands
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206 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

If you don't mind a little less ambiance but want really good food at much lower cost than the restaurants in Kisementi, go just down the hill to La Fontaine. Gracious management and waitstaff. Great chicken and fish dishes. I went twice in as many days.

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Thank Nakalanzi
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Good food here on a fairly basic menu. The ambiance is friendly and welcoming and the prices are a lot less than the cafe in the nearby Acacia.. The only downside is that the service can be variable - depending (I suspect) on who is working that day and car parking is limited and best done in the nearby Acacia... More 

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Thank Ian_shaw1
Kampala, Uganda
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

For the price, they actually have good food. It may take forever to come [It always does in our case] but on the whole it is a good well made home meal. The prices for the surroundings [Kisimenti Area] are on the low side. Plus their beers are cheap. [that s why my journalist friends always insist we always meet... More 

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Thank Ruth A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bukoto Street | Kamwokya, Kampala 11243, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 256 41 342100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?