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) #11 of 124 Restaurants in Kigali $$ - $$$ Italian, African,
Kigali, Rwanda
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“fun crowd” (2 reviews)
“great view” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, African, Pub
$$ - $$$
Kigali, Rwanda
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday (11th) Myself and my senior managers visited Papyrus for the farewell of one of our managers. The service is excellent. The Food was so delicious. Actually all the dishes we ordered are very spicy and i love to eat spicy food.

Thank Lion Dharshana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you look at Kigali HORECA reviews, Papyrus will always pop up in the top 5, but I'm not sure if this is justified. The place itself is nice, and the view out of windows/terrace is magnificent, especially at night. They are fairly large and...More

Thank lubger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stumbled upon Papyrus while wandering around Kigali. It was a lovely place to relax and watch the sunset over drinks. However, we were surprised at how pricey it was! Service was good, but overall not worth it for the expensive bill.

Thank Cate W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch as it was near my hostel. There was barely anyone around, but my food took almost 45 minutes to come. Thankfully there was a good match showing on the telly to help pass time, but 45 minutes waiting time for food...More

Thank Adrianyyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and leaning forwards fancy atmosphere. Beware of the meat dim sum/platter which were bad (meat super cooked and tasteless). The rest of the food was good yet quiet pricey.

Thank Camille F
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Its one of those perfect places to hang out when in Kigali great view of the city while at the bar .

Thank Raymond J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I went to celebrate the birthday of my wife with a group of friends. I wanted to see the new adventure of the Philippine couple that used to work in Zen. So far, the oriental food is still the basis of the menu but, as...More

Thank Josué P
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Excellent place where you can enjoy good food with good view of Kigali!! Choose table outside the hall!! In the evening it looked like city with stars.

Thank vivek772015
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Tho we were surprised by the Asian menu (the name sort of threw us off), everything we ordered was very good and the rooftop views were especially enjoyable.

Thank nmbolters
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Have been a few times to Papyrus, they have a number of seating options, bar, lounge or restaurant table. The food comes swiftly and although seems like you're paying maybe a bit too much, the amount of food brought is slightly overwhelming (in a good...More

Thank Malus C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250-786-700-108
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