Looks like it could be a good place and Bi Bi the drummer is ace, but just too empty and lack of atmosphere
Love the new Makumba. The place went upscale but kept the soul. Amazing and fun and wow the food is 10 times better than when they were on Peel Street. There's a circle bar from which to survey the beautiful people and the band is...More
The grand re-opening of Makumba in this new location in LKF was simply AWESOME. There were a lot of people showing up and the atmosphere was great. Different than the normal HK bar scene with a classier yet fun environment. LOVE the authentic African live...More
Wow. These guys, all from Africa, were just amazing. The whole place was buzzing with their music. (Only complaint - breaks were really long!) Food and drinks were excellent, reasonably priced, and the service staff were actually a lot of fun, and remembered us from...More
Makumba has just moved from its original venue in Peel St to Lan Kwai Fong, on the 2nd floor of Ho Lee Building, right in the middle of the night scene of Hong Kong. Although the Peel St location was great, hopefully Amina and her...More
I was lucky enough to attend Makumba's Grand opening last evening ( 25May13) and had a great time, different style of African tid bits were served all night along with champagne. The cocktails were awesome and they had enough bartenders so you never waited long....More
this place rocks! on a good night the band is just incredible, and they get everybody rocking!! only criticism is that perhaps the band take long breaks. drinks, service, staff all very cool. love it!
Waa delighted to find out there was an authentic SA restaurant in Central, however not so authentic. General atmosphere was ok. Service needs a boost, overall average experience.
August 25, 2011, day 6 of a 10 day HK BD celebration treat for a loved one, found us at Mukumba on Peel St, in Soho. Makumba is an African restaurant/bar that is perhaps my favorite place to hang out when in Hong Kong. Why?...More