Cafes

Hero Shop

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

African Bagel Company

Africa Bagel Company

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

Papyrus Cafe

Papyrus Cafe

This place has closed. Papyrus, our much loved and loathed den of dancing, Italian food and pickpocketing has closed and the porch has even been

Shokola Lite

Shokola Lite

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

New Fiesta

New Fiesta

New Fiesta has closed. This cute, little cafe is popular with friends who live in the Remera area. Some have said they practically live here

Juicilicious, Kigali

Juicilicious

Boo! This place has closed. This new juice bar is tucked away sort of out of sight, between the Belvedere bus depot and Shake &

Shake & Sip

Shake & Sip

This place has closed down. Shake & Sip is a great place to come if you want to spy on Kigali as it walks by.

A Thousand Cups Coffee

A Thousand Cups Coffee

This place has closed. Once upon a time, shortly after I first arrived in Kigali, I randomly stumbled into this little coffee shop (then named

Blues Cafe

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

Aromas Coffee

Aromas Coffee

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

Magda Cafe

Magda Cafe

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

Shokola

Shokola

Shokola is currently closed and has relocated to the library in Kacyiru. Shokola is one of my favourite places to hang out in Kigali, and

Camellia Tea House, Kigali

Camellia Tea House

Camellia Tea House has rebranded as ‘Camellia’ and they’ve opened at least six other locations around Kigali but this location has closed. This cafe hasn’t

Bourbon Cafe

Bourbon Coffee

Muzungus flock to the free wifi, coffee and couches of Bourbon cafe like a moth to a flame. I too find myself spending an inappropriate