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There are many restaurants that you can choose from in Bugolobi, but these are the best ones.

The best restaurants in Bugolobi are listed below. The city of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city, has a place called Bugoloobi, sometimes written incorrectly as Bugolobi has. 

Some of Kampala’s best restaurants are found in Bugolobi, a suburban area. It is one of the most developed areas of Kampala and all of Uganda.

Bugolobi is surrounded by Namuwongo to the west, Kitintale and Luzira to the southeast, Muyenga to the south and southeast, Nakawa and Mbuya to the north, Mutungo to the east, Namuwongo to the southeast, Kampala’s Industrial Area to the northwest. 

The driving distance between Bugolobi and Kampala city is roughly 7 kilometers.

Here is a list of the best restaurants that you can find in Bugolobi.

Banana Bar & Bistro

Banana Bar & Bistro

Banana Bar & Bistro 26 is located on Luthuli Rise, Kampala.

From when you first arrive, a beautiful ambiance is what welcomes you. They have a nice seating area that’s all covered in green and muvule (wood) floor and comfort chairs.

Their service is also amazing, food is served on time, always hot and the staff answer politely and respectfully. Their menu includes roasted chicken and roasted goat’s meat. They also make lovely cocktails, margaritas, and mojitos.

For people with private cars, this restaurant is located in a safe neighborhood with enough parking space, so you’re sorted.

Whispers Restaurant Bugolobi

Whispers Restaurant Bugolobi

This restaurant is located on spring road Bugolobi, near dfcu bank. It opened in February 2020 and has grown to become one of the best in Bugolobi.

It’s a calm and private place with pocket-friendly prices.

This is the place to be if you want to taste good cocktail juice. You can order any cocktail juice which has no alcohol with only a mix of fruits and sugar or honey. They also have an excellent menu for lunch buffets. 

The restaurant is strategically located in the center of the nightlife lovers in Bugolobi Kampala.

Ashiana Restaurant Kampala

ashiana restaurant kampala

Ashiana Restaurant is located on Bandali Rise, Bugolobi Near the village mall.

While the structure doesn’t look like much, this restaurant is one of the best in Bugolobi. They serve a variety of Indian dishes with a few vegan options. Their chicken dishes are also well prepared.

 It’s the best restaurant to check out if you plan on staying in Kampala for some days. The manager is always around to offer assistance and, the staff is friendly and approachable too.

Terranga Restaurant & Bar

If you’re imagining a great atmosphere, relaxation, and delicious cuisine, then check out Terranga Restaurant & Bar. Everything about this location revolves around relaxation, a lively atmosphere, and top-notch service.

It’s located on Luthuli Lane at Bugolobi. Visitors can choose to sit inside or enjoy their outdoor section which is surrounded by green palm trees and a cool breeze.

Their menu includes traditional foods, chicken, chips, rice, chapati, all sorts of soft drinks, and coffee. All, at very affordable prices.

The Alchemist Kitchen and Bar

The Alchemist Kitchen and Bar

For most, the Alchemist Kitchen and Bar is their favorite bar in Bugolobi. Hopefully, it will be yours too.

If you crave to listen to good music, eat nice food, and have a few drinks with friends, this bar and restaurant will work right for you. Their restrooms are also the cleanest so far. 

For complaints, the manager is always around, but that may not be necessary since the waiters and waitresses are always at their best offering only the best services. The only challenge with this restaurant is that there’s limited parking.

Dancing Cup

The Dancing Cup located on Luthuli Lane has the best vegetable options in Bugolobi. It’s also the best place to meet and interact with new people. 

The restaurant has a wide range of foods for everyone from kids to adults. The kids will love their food because they try to make it as colorful as possible and also very tasty.

The restaurant does deliveries for people that prefer to eat food from the comfort of their homes. So if you love vegetarian-friendly and healthy food, The Dancing Cup is the place to be.

Nawab’s Gardens Bugolobi

Nawab's Gardens Bugolobi

Want a taste of Indian and Pakistani food? Visit Nawab’s Gardens Bugolobi. They are the best. They have enough sitting areas both inside and outside. In case your many, you won’t have to worry about not getting a seat.

Catering services are also available for visitors that have birthdays, weddings, baby showers, anniversaries, and any kind of celebration. All their food is freshly made and very scrumptious! You should try tasting their barbeque goat’s meat, it’s the very best.

Visitors can order a variety of yogurt and juices. Overall, their food and services were phenomenal, they are worth visiting.

Gatto Matto

gatto matto kampala

The restaurant, Gatto Matto is in a good location, in a garden with a nice atmosphere. The place is set in a lush garden, with cozy lighting and a cool ambiance.

Their menu has a large selection of food and drinks. They also have one of the best pizzas in Kampala, which we recommend you try. 

And although their menu choices are quite expensive compared to most, their food is amazing. They also provide lovely guest accommodations. Every Tuesday and Friday there is a band which plays excellent music. The staff is really friendly and polite.

Momo Shawarma by Cafesserie

Momo Shawarma by Cafesserie

Momo Shawarma by Cafesserie serves the best traditional Arabic dish Shawarma in Kampala. The restaurant serves delicious food with a range of tasty sauces. Inclusively, they have a range of juices and chocolate from which customers can choose.

Their English Breakfast consists of bacon, eggs, baked beans, and a choice of beef or pork sausage. For every breakfast, it comes with free coffee until 11:30. You may get a double shot mocha on the side.

The staff is capable of handling changes without getting overwhelmed and is properly informed about the food.

Generally, it’s a perfect place to get together with friends and eat good food. The location is also cozy and fancy.


These restaurants have the best quality when it comes to the food they serve. People love them for their tasty food, amazing menu, nearness to the city center, and their polite and helpful staff. 

If you’re looking for the best restaurants within Bugolobi, you must try these because we also recommend them. You won’t be disappointed.