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Tembo Canteen

Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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African, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

While staying in the UWA camp we used Tembo Canteen as our breakfast place and had several cold drinks there after our trips. It is basic and a very relaxed place, breakfast is good, service is very friendly and the views are stunning. And it...More

Thank Fredeman
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Food was decent, location was lovely, service was good, loved the stork hanging around. Cold beer is always a plus.

Thank wildlifeship
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Located on the peninsula with moderate traffic. We were able to get our orders as made on time and in an hospitable way.

Thank 256Godfrey
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I have eaten here several times. I have never had a bad experience. The staff are friendly. The food is really good. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank matthewlees2016
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Tembo Lodge Hostel with it's awful canteen, was one of the most disappointing places we stayed on our travels around Uganda.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a fine lunch here. The waitress was nice and the food came quickly. Watch out for a menacing Maribu stork who is lurking behind you waiting for you to drop a chip. The view is the same as from Mweya lodge so you...More

Thank Cheaphusband
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Tembo Canteen provides affordable good, quick meals to travellers. In addition, Uganda Wildlife Authority management has finished the staff houses popularly known as "Lower camp staff houses". This new low budget option accommodation (with over 20 rooms) already available for low travellers use; these rooms...More

Thank Lionking S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We needed to grab a meal and kill a little time before our boat trip. My fish was excellent, tilapia, I think. My companions had chicken which didn't look as good. The view of elephants and buffalo in the channel was outstanding and several storks...More

Thank Ferretarchaeologist
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a couple of meals at Tembo and were pleased each time. They offer good portions and an impressive selection; it was nice to come for a beer and a meal after a day of driving. Great value for the budget traveller!

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Having visited every year for the last four years, it is always nice to return to Tembo. The staff are friendly and attentive and the service is quicker. There is a fantastic range of meals and they are always reasonably priced. Washed down with a...More

Thank AdzyKinkladze
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  • Address: Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Western Region  >  Queen Elizabeth National Park
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