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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to eat
“If you want an authentic Ugandan cultural experience through dance, this is the place the be. There are snacks available for you to enjoy as the dancers wiggle away.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Museum
“It displays and exhibits ethnological, natural-historical and traditional life collections of Uganda's cultural heritage. Located approximately 3.9 kilometers from the city center.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Biggest mall with many restaurants, shops, supermarket, cinemas, spas, gym and even a night club”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“Cafa Javas ...mouth watering foods and drinks. Located in different places of town but the closest is opposite acacia maill ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Business Service
“Acacia Mall encompasses lifestyle and value with a vibrant mix of home, fashion, fitness, food, service, leisure and entertainment offerings, and will render the shopper spoilt for choice. The property offers mass and upmarket merchandise to shoppers, fun, food, fashion and films will easily stop of choice in Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Lodging
“Gym and clean swimming pool available to you. Great place for Indian cuisine too. It is almost less than 15 minutes away with good traffic flow and has large parking for your convenience. It has a soccer pitch so you will find groups playing every morning or evening especially over the weekend! Has an ATM at the entrance too! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“top Irish pub for international travellers and locals. get to meet and interact with lots of people while enjoying the sound of beautiful Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Italian restaurant with good food and a cosy atmosphere, especially in the evenings.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“If you are in need of a tranquil place to reflect, this is a good spot. It also gives you a wide view of Kampala.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Landmark
“Site of the burial grounds for four kabakas (kings of Buganda) and other members of the Baganda royal family. Located along the Kampala-Hoima Road. The trip is approximately 5.5 kilometers from City Center.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Supermarket, shops, banks, laundry, pharmacy, carwash, bakery, restaurant and bars”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great band on Thursday night..you meet people from all over the world in one spot ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seasonal, local ingredients, really good pizza, a wide-variety of yummy Pan Asian dishes, a small herb garden that supplies fresh mojitos!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Lounge
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“Sky Lounge & Restaurant is a conveniently located in the heart of Kampala’s restaurant & lounge scene in Kisementi. Sky Lounge has a wide selection of drinks, amazing sundowners, plus amazing weekend parties!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Some times you just want popcorn and a movie. State-of-the-art cinema that offers the latest Hollywood and Bollywood movies in 3D and Dolby atmosphere set up”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“top Irish pub for international travellers and locals. get to meet and interact with lots of people while enjoying the sound of beautiful Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great Italian restaurant with good food and a cosy atmosphere, especially in the evenings.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great band on Thursday night..you meet people from all over the world in one spot ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seasonal, local ingredients, really good pizza, a wide-variety of yummy Pan Asian dishes, a small herb garden that supplies fresh mojitos!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A very popular place for any meal of the day, excellent service, and good for a drink at a central spot in Kololo.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cantine DiVino is a Italian restaurant in Kololo perfect for those who feel like having some fantastic Italian Wines, Prosciutto, Salame, Cheeses, fresh Mozzarella and anything else Italian.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot to chill out in Kampala. Delicious food served, Lively DJ nights and great music”
  • 3 locals recommend

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