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Le Cercle Gourmand

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Cercle de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
+243 817 155 252
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It's a very good restaurant but kind of expensive. It's on the site of a golf course and tennis courts. The waiters are very friendly. I recommend the frog legs, they make them very good there.

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Thank nonokin
Cercle G, Directeur général at Le Cercle Gourmand, responded to this review

First, we wanted to thank you for your loyalty to the Circle Gourmand. It was a real pleasure to read your positive impressions though, and we are delighted that all of our services you have filled. Rest assured that your comments have already been shared with all our employees. We look forward to welcoming you again at the Cercle Gourmand,... More 

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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300 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Tonight some friends and I attended an event that was catered by the Cercle Gourmand. It was all German food (the place is owned by Germans so it is authentic cuisine): pasta salad, sauerkraut, spaetzli, sausage, potatoes, goulash. Everything was tasty and the chefs were really friendly. My favorite was the cheesecake!

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Was just there today for a tourism conference and had a buffet lunch which was local cuisine. The food was good if you like local cuisine. There are many expats and a tennis court. Not sure what other facilities are here as I did not look around much.

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

its a good restaurant that has a nice environment, next to golf course and tennis course . feels like you're not in kinshasa. ggod food

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Thank NikAnast
Jakarta, Indonesia
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

There were about 10 of us for dinner. It took a long time to get the waiter to take our order, which we could live, with but it took 1.5 hours for them to serve our dishes. We sat outside, the area was not busy, although there seemed to be a cocktail reception inside the restaurant in the more formal... More 

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Thank MayaguezanaPR
Cercle G, Directeur général at Le Cercle Gourmand, responded to this review

Dear We are sorry for this problem. We informed our teams this because it makes 2 Once we have that kind of remark. On your next visit, thank you to inform me of your presence to allow me to meet you. Best regards Stéphani Göpfert More 

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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66 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

The overall setting is nice and classy The food is quite good even if my veal liver was not as expected The service however is too slow 30 mn after ordering they bring the butter 60 mn to bring the appetizers It could have been better rating if they sped up a little bit It is also very expensive relatively... More 

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Mauritius
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Great place, actually I was invited by some friends members and had lunch at the members area of the Cercle Gourmand. The wine selection was impressive and the food was exquisite...if you are a real meat lover you should try the "filet americain" Wich is the belgian version of the amous steak tartare....a real treat!

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Thank constantinos1959
Cercle G, Directeur général at Le Cercle Gourmand, responded to this review

Dear Constantinos Hello and thank you for your testimony, which encourages us to further improve our services. I would not fail to share your testimony to our teams. Wishing you a great day. Stephani Goepfert General manager More 

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had a late dinner here with colleagues from work and was not disappointed from start to finish. Selected the Chef's menu which was nicely priced and I was very satisfied by the quality and flavor of the food. The tilapia had a parmesan crust with a bechamel sauce--incredible. The chocolate mousse dessert was phenomenal. Nice wine, great service. Highly recommend.

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Thank Blake L
Cercle G, Directeur général at Le Cercle Gourmand, responded to this review
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Bonjour et merci pour votre témoignage, qui nous encourage à encore améliorer nos services. Je ne manquerais pas de faire... More 

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The setting itself is nice. It's easy to forget that you're in the middle of Kinshasa while you are there. We sat outside, which was set up nicely. The inside portion looked a bit too fancy for my liking but outside worked perfectly. The food was decent. For the prices I was expecting something more. Like the title says everything... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

The place has very nice outdoor seating, and I've (only) heard that the indoor part of the restaurant serves the same exact menu but charges triple the price. The service is only okay, and so is the food. The first time I went, they didn't have the burger so I was forced to choose another dish. The second time I... More 

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Cercle G, Directeur général at Le Cercle Gourmand, responded to this review
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Bonjour Youssef, Merci pour votre avis, qui pour nous et nos équipes sont très important afin de corriger et modifier... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
European, French, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cercle de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Location: Africa  >  Democratic Republic of the Congo  >  Kinshasa
  • Phone Number: +243 817 155 252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?