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Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 350 530
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“juice” (16 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Harira soup with chickpeas and tomatoes is consistently out of this world. The cost is $5 us with the added chicken. Huge serving. If two or more I would suggest the Bruschetta which comes with 4 servings for $4. Great wifi, a cool breeze...More

Thank Casaamazi
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I always have this energizing juice "upbeet" with beet roots and ginger soo good . Services are good and the waiters are so attentive

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely cafe - calm and high up above the city - lovely juices and very good food - will return during my stay in Kigali

Thank alwaysmatthew
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a trendy cafe in the heart of Kigali, located at the very top of the public library. This is a lovely place to meet with friends and share a cup of tea or coffee along with a range of nice snacks. There are...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The beautiful sensation of being inside a jungle forest is unique. The place is well enrounded by a beautiful garden, making your food experience more relaxing andcomfortable. Food is peculiar, in Shokola the kitchen is kindof gourmet and dishes are very accurate.

Thank Carlo T
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We visited quite a lot during our stay. Great calm atmosphere. Really delicious smoothies, nice coffee, good wifi and really good lunch menu. I recommend the veggie enchiladas

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Restaurant above the library with views over Kigali, ample seating and parking. Good choice of smoothies, freshly squeezed fruit juices, coffees and other soft drinks and one of those menus where you want to try a lot of the dishes - range of salads, soups,...More

Thank SolihullRichard
Reviewed 9 February 2018

On the last night in Rwanda, we decided to dine at Shokola. This cafe is located on top of a library and a culture centre and offers variety of affordable meals and drinks. Would love to come back here again when I am back to...More

Thank Ardementozo
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Both branches are nicely located, though the library spot did not offer WIFI to my surprise. The salads were excellent, the crowd 50% expats.

Thank lforjahn
Reviewed 20 December 2017

During a brief visit to Kigali I managed to visit this lovely rooftop café. The smoothies are phenomenally good. I would highly recommend the tropical one and the peanut butter, chocolate and banana one. I had a chicken salad which was delicious but everyone in...More

Thank Ronan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kacyiru: Rooftop, Kigali Public Library \\ Kimihurura Opp | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 788 350 530
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