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Jazzville

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Bugolobi, Kampala, Uganda
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12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Dubai
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went on a Friday night with friends for a birthday celebration. We heard the music was really good and was looking forward to going. The decor inside was very well done. Unfortunately we were really squashed into the pre-booked area and you couldn't even move from your seat. Literally the seats behind us were touching ours. The food takes a... More 

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Thank Peanut_face
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Was taken for a night to fill the live jazz band it was very nice worm and welcoming I did have pork ribs which were nice

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Thank SalmonAN
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was taken here by my Ugandan colleagues, but I noticed many tables with what appeared to be tourists, so this is a popular place with locals and visitors. The menu was basic—grilled meats and fries, and my meal (skewers of grilled beef) was tasty and cooked properly. The band that night was a full "jazz" band, with 4 singers.... More 

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have always loved the African buffet at Jazzville. Very filing and the dishes are simple and well made - from Ugali to Chapati and Chicken, matoke, groundnut sauce and the sometimes goat stew, it goes straight to the heart. Furthermore, it's very affordable and quiet at lunch which allows for great business meetings. The staff is friendly and courteous... More 

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Thank UkrainianinAfrica201
Mogadishu, Somalia
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

A wonderful first introduction to Kampala's quality and thriving supper club, jazz scene and entertainment industry that is like no other. Truly African but with a character and class of its own. Jazzville offers an 'all in one experience' of light dining, great service, superb non stop jazz music and also an opportunity to show your moves if you so... More 

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Thank BarryGE
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The service is good and the design of the reataurant is fine. Book a table and you will be seated near the stage. Come before 8 pm. Then you have time to eat before the music starts at 9 pm. There are plenty of drinks and the food is good. But the best is the joy for music that the... More 

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Thank Sara S
Kampala, Uganda
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Went for the music, which was just as well as the food was disappointing. I made the mistake of having the Barbeque from outside - don't! Group vote: yes, we'd return but not for the food.

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Thank Hugo S
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

One of my favourite Friday night spots. Listening to the band with friends and eating good food. The cocktails are great too. Service is reasonable considering how busy it gets although it is worth booking a table in advance or turn up early otherwise you can struggle to get seats.

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Thank Maamamimi
Bengaluru, India
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Went there on 26th September, Saturday night for drinks & music. We wanted to listen to some live music & our hotel recommended Jazzville. The cocktails priced around $5 were good but the music was really top notch. The place is geared for good music with a nice sized stage & good acoustics. Even the decor is all about music.... More 

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Thank Shibac701
Northampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We spent our last night in Kampala at Jazzville and we couldn't have had a better send of. We ate the bbq which was lovely and gave us the energy to dance into the early hours to the amazing band

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bugolobi, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?