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“Light lunch? This is just the spot!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shokola

Shokola
Ranked #31 of 135 Restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: More than just a coffee shop
Hampshire
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Light lunch? This is just the spot!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

I have now been to this place several times. They do all the usual local fare, but also a salad buffet which is ideal for a light lunch. All of the salad is fresh and replaced regularly.
The staff are friendly, welcoming and attentive. The value is excellent.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Tim B
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English first
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice and inspiring cafe in Kigali”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

Nice cafe in Kigali. You can relax and enjoy in a nice environment. The food is ok and the service too. I would recommend for work and to relax. Breakfast menu nice!!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nadiatumaini
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Washington, DC
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good Food, Erratic Internet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

Their lunch spread is great. Also a good place to meet other expats and to learn more about Kigali and opportunities.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Travis B
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great food & ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Went there with a group of 16 folks, and we were quickly accommodated at a large table. Service was relatively quick and the food was very good. The free wireless internet was also a plus, since everyone was able to quickly upload photos, update their Facebook pages, etc. while we waited for lunch and visited. The staff was very friendly, and made several good recommendations (including the samosas, which were huge and DELICIOUS). Definitely recommended!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank RwandaFan
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lots to love about this great little cafe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

Like most of you, i read restaurant reviews on TA before visiting Kigali and was pleasantly surprised when my experience at Shokola Lite surpassed my expectations by far! This small local coffee shop is sandwich and salad heaven!!!!!! It has a very cozy atmosphere and serves really good coffee and fresh muffins! There are plenty lunch/dinner options for a vegetarian like me, nice staff, housed in an office building called Prester House in Kacyiru. It is a very pleasant small cafe with a unique atmosphere. They accept international Visa credit & debit cards and don't forget to try their Shokola cake! Highly recommended!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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