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Kabalega Diner

Kampala - Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
+256 41 4691910
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chapati” (4 reviews)
“samosas” (3 reviews)
“cold drinks” (2 reviews)
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Kampala - Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best looking place to eat along the way from Kampala to Murchison Falls Natl Park. And the food was very good and reasonably priced by Western standards. They had a good variety of dishes. We ate there both going to the park...More

Thank Dale O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a stop over with my clients here for lunch, what surprised me, they have good rates, and amazing staff, their food is hot and prepared in time, you order and it is delivered very fast. The food is fresh and taste quite good...More

Thank odyekfred
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Absolutely love stopping over at Kabalega diner; I usually pick samosas here with work colleagues and sometimes stop to have tea with friends. The lunch is also awesome though can slow down the trip if you're in a hurry. Recommended to call in advance if...More

Thank Shbz
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our group ate twice here during our 2 1/2 week trip to Uganda. Food is excellent, service is friendly if Ugandan-slow. Western toilets, clean and tidy. Lovely selection of souvenirs from Gulu's Amani and Samaritan collectives. Free wifi. Absolutely a must-stop.

Thank grenille
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Stopped in on way to Ziwa Rhino. Great little find with well priced, nice food and a good selection. Happily stop in again.

Thank PeterBarras
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for a break. Super tasty samosas, cold drinks, fresh juice, clean bathrooms. Also cute souvenirs inside. We went twice within a matter of days!

Thank MaryQ2
Reviewed 26 October 2017

They let us call in our order while we were still on the road, which we really, really appreciated! It saved us so much time. They even brought out our orders with our names written on them. Their masala chips were incredible! We also enjoyed...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 11 October 2017

And so were the dishes of others. I'm a vegetarian, and saw very little on the menu that worked for me. I asked for rice and beans, but they didn't have beans. So I asked for rice and vegetables, and lo and behold, it was...More

Thank gilatoo
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Kabalega Diner is a welcome oasis on the long drive between Kampala and Gulu. They have clean restrooms, souvenirs and frozen bottles of soda. We didn’t eat here, yet they had both inside and outside seating. I’d recommend this as a nice place to...More

Thank johnsonwarren
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stop and take lunch here before continue to Murchison Falls. The choice of food is good and the service crew are nice. The location and the view is very green and relaxing. The toilet is clean. The price of food was fine. Very good...More

Thank Darwin A
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14 November 2017|
Response from Janell P | Property representative |
Yes, Kabalega Diner does take credit cards! Thanks for your question and hope to see you again soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kampala - Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Nakitoma
  • Phone Number: +256 41 4691910
  • E-mail
A lovely oasis halfway between Kampala and Gulu. We feature a clean and secure restaurant serving delicious food to satisfy anyone's palette. We have freshly brewed coffee and icy cold drinks. And yes, we have European flush-type loos toilets restrooms! We are open seven days-a-week from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
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