Calafia Cafe

I love it when friends talk about big plans and dreams and actually follow through on them! Calafia is a perfect example. I’d been hearing

Japanda, Kigali


I was contacted by the Japanda team way back in June about their new restaurant and I was pretty excited to get this news. Then

Twistiblendz Smoothies

If you’re a lover of smoothies in Kigali then you’ve probably noticed that Hero Shop has had a brand overhaul and now goes by the

Kimy Gourmand

This place is sooooo cute! It’s small and simple but this crepery is a perfect addition to Kigali’s growing variety of restaurants. That’s right… crepes!

Repub Lounge

When Republika closed it’s doors temporarily in April to more from their Kiyovu location to Kimihurura, it was dark days for me, my friends. My

Inema Cafe

Inema still has a cafe but it’s more focused on drinks than food. Praise be to whichever deity you worship for Chef Carlos is back!

Soothing Corner Spa

I was contacted a few weeks ago by Agnes, the owner of this new spa located in Kacyiru close to the road leading up to


Brachetto opened a while ago (I totally forget when… Kigali is a place where one loses all concept of time, it would appear) to a

La Terrasse

Hotel des Mille Collines had never been a place that topped my list of Kigali lunch spots. Service in the past had been mediocre at

Inzora Rooftop Cafe, Kigali

Inzora Rooftop Cafe

Aaaah… Inzora Rooftop Cafe. My little piece of Kigali cafe bliss. A beautiful view, great drinks, nice staff, and excellent baked goods. This is the

Waterfront Resort

This place is now called The Palm Beach Resort. As most of you know Gisenyi is one of the nicest places to spend time away

Pearl Lounge

If you’ve flown out of Kigali at any point in the past several years then will have noticed the Pearl Lounge – Kigali’s airport lounge.

OC Pizza Bar & Grill

This place has moved to the Hashtag compound in Nyarutarama. Poutine? Poutine… in Kigali? For those non-Canadian readers out there (I’m sure there are a

Cafe Neo

Cafe Neo has closed. Aaaaah… I love me some good customer service. Neo is the kind of place where the owner offers to fix the


Monmartse is a relatively new Korean place located just behind RDB. I heard about it a few months ago, but who knows how long its