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Restaurant Tanganyika

Avenue de la Plage, BP 109, Bujumbura, Burundi
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 May 2018
“Great food, professional service.”
22 Jan 2018
“History comes alive...”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
Avenue de la Plage, BP 109, Bujumbura, Burundi
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

The steak was tender and very taisty. The same steak in the night club area was dry and lacked the same volume of sauce as at the main restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank Grandpere2015
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

This old colonial restaurant arguably has the finest cuisine in town. Set on the banks of L. Tanganyika, it provides the setting for a wonderful dining experience. Order the sangala.

Thank Faustin L
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Arrived February 24 and stayed one night in room 3. Originally booked in another hotel but that one I knew already.I had heard from the place so I was very curious. I had been 3 weeks already in Burundi, in the provence, and wanted really...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank richard_fenger
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I ate twice at the Restaurant Tanganyika and being a big seafood person loved every minute of it. Everything I ate over the two meals, mostly fresh fish from the lake cooked with different sauces, was full of flavour and cooked to perfection. The fresh...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank djopm
Reviewed 4 February 2015

the lake view and the quality of food. it is also very quiet in the evening. I did not dislike anything

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Sylver N
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We actually stayed here in the one of five rooms. The rooms and restaurant are set in a great garden right in front of the public beach so loads to see. An easy walk to town and other dinning/drinking options. The place itself is delightful...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank Giles_Smith
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Want to taste top quality Burundian products turned into fine Belgian cuisine? Then this is your place. By means of side order you can meet the Burundian top-100 business people and officials here as well. Looking for affordable relaxed African dining? Not the right place.

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Michiel H
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Business dinner here on a Tuesday night. Nice location down on the shores of the lake but not much to see in the dark... We were one of only about 3 tables occupied but even so the service was pretty slow. Nice fresh fish directly...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank 900Bruce
Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

I have now been to this restaurant several times and every meal was excellent. Steak, truly American style, fish, and even spaghetti! The menu is in French but the servers speak some English. You will pay for this dependable quality however, as a complete dinner...More

Thank Twoperrins
Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is not only a restaurant, there is also a lovely little guest house on the property. I stayed for 3 nights and it was great. The food was wonderful and the owners, Mark and Bernadette, were friendly and helpful. It was a last minute...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank AmandaKolkata
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de la Plage, BP 109, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
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