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  • Kigali seems to have had some kind of a bakery revolution over this past year. The small but tasty bakery at Umubano Hotel has been […]

    Brioche

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    Kigali seems to have had some kind of a bakery revolution over this past year. The small but tasty bakery at Umubano Hotel has been […]

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  • There’s a new cafe slash bakery in town and these guys aren’t messing around. The Koreans have thrown their hat into the Kigali cafe world […]

    RZ Manna

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    There’s a new cafe slash bakery in town and these guys aren’t messing around. The Koreans have thrown their hat into the Kigali cafe world […]

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  • Hero Shop has been taken over by new owners and re-branded as Twistiblendz Smoothies Check out my new review of Twistiblendz here. It is with […]

    Hero Shop

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    Hero Shop has been taken over by new owners and re-branded as Twistiblendz Smoothies Check out my new review of Twistiblendz here. It is with […]

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  • The African Bagel Company has been taken over by new owners and is now called J. Lynn’s. The African Bagel company is one of those […]

    Africa Bagel Company

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    The African Bagel Company has been taken over by new owners and is now called J. Lynn’s. The African Bagel company is one of those […]

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  • Papyrus, our much loved and loathed den of dancing, Italian food and pickpocketing has closed and the porch has even been torn off… but next […]

    Papyrus Cafe

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    Papyrus, our much loved and loathed den of dancing, Italian food and pickpocketing has closed and the porch has even been torn off… but next […]

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  • This branch of Shokola has closed down and moved to the top of the Kigali Library as Shokola – Innovation Village. This cute café in […]

    Shokola Lite

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    This branch of Shokola has closed down and moved to the top of the Kigali Library as Shokola – Innovation Village. This cute café in […]

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  • This cute, little cafe is popular with friends who live in the Remera area. Some have said they practically live here and I’m sure if […]

    New Fiesta

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    This cute, little cafe is popular with friends who live in the Remera area. Some have said they practically live here and I’m sure if […]

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  • Boo! This place has closed due to construction. This new juice bar is tucked away sort of out of sight, between the Belvedere bus depot […]

    Juicilicious

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    Boo! This place has closed due to construction. This new juice bar is tucked away sort of out of sight, between the Belvedere bus depot […]

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  • Shake & Sip is a great place to come if you want to spy on Kigali as it walks by. It’s got a great view […]

    Shake & Sip

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    Shake & Sip is a great place to come if you want to spy on Kigali as it walks by. It’s got a great view […]

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  • Once upon a time, shortly after I first arrived in Kigali, I randomly stumbled into this little coffee shop (then named Star Café), looking for […]

    A Thousand Cups Coffee

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    Once upon a time, shortly after I first arrived in Kigali, I randomly stumbled into this little coffee shop (then named Star Café), looking for […]

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  • Ah Blues Cafe… I want to love you but your service makes it impossible! Though you continue to lure me back with your gigantic, delicious […]

    Blues Cafe

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    Ah Blues Cafe… I want to love you but your service makes it impossible! Though you continue to lure me back with your gigantic, delicious […]

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  • This has to be one of my favorite coffee places in Kigali. Situated straight across from the Teacher’s College in Remera (bordering on Kimironko), you’ll […]

    Aromas Coffee

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    This has to be one of my favorite coffee places in Kigali. Situated straight across from the Teacher’s College in Remera (bordering on Kimironko), you’ll […]

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  • This newly opened cafe in Kacyiru is suspiciously Bourbon-esque except a bit cheaper, with better food and without the atmosphere. They even have the same […]

    Magda Cafe

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    This newly opened cafe in Kacyiru is suspiciously Bourbon-esque except a bit cheaper, with better food and without the atmosphere. They even have the same […]

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  • Shokola is currently closed as it is relocating. When we have more details, we’ll let you know. Shokola is one of my favourite places to […]

    Shokola

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    Shokola is currently closed as it is relocating. When we have more details, we’ll let you know. Shokola is one of my favourite places to […]

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  • Camellia Tea House has rebranded as ‘Camellia’ and they’ve opened at least six other locations around Kigali. This cafe hasn’t quite made it onto the […]

    Camellia Tea House

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    Camellia Tea House has rebranded as ‘Camellia’ and they’ve opened at least six other locations around Kigali. This cafe hasn’t quite made it onto the […]

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