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“Brillant service and amazing dishes”

Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel
Ranked #5 of 180 Restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 15 - USD 60
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is an American-owned, private, serene property opened in May of 2008 in the lovely neighborhood of Kiyovu. Started as a social enterprise to improve service levels in the hospitality sector and create employment, Heaven is consistently ranked one of the country's top restaurants with a spectacular ambience on a custom-built outdoor terrace overlooking the entire city. Heaven Boutique Hotel has 22 beautifully appointed hotel rooms with a salt water heated swimming pool, an open air state-of-the-art gym, ensuite private bathrooms, local artwork, free wifi, unlimited coffee/tea/purified water, 24 hour security, just steps from downtown Kigali. In addition to 22 rooms currently in operation, our 11 room new luxury hotel called The Retreat is now open! The Retreat is a new property with 11 luxury rooms all with peaked ceilings and private outdoor terraces, a gym, spa and swimming pool!
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

During our stay we‘ve been several times to Heaven Restaurant and every time we were simply impressed by this lovely place. Not only the food is really good, also the service is extremely friendly, attentive and professional. You feel very nicely treated from the moment you enter the restaurant until you leave it - that’s amazing and makes you feel home. Also it’s one of the few places in Kigali where you don’t have to wait 1 hours minimum until your food arrives - everything is managed very well. I definitely recommend my favorite dish, the Kuku Paka (a curry dish) it’s perfectly spiced and comes with different salsas and chutneys and of course the banana leave salad - super fresh with lots of fresh herbs. And don’t miss the brunch on the weekends, it’s huge and no wishes remain open. Pancakes, crepes, fresh fruits, African dishes, banana bread, etc. - just perfect!

Thank Alexander R
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Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are glad that you had terrific food and service experiences at Heaven! Thanks for noting the friendly service and the Kuku Paka and banana flower salad. We look forward to hosting you again.

Warmly,
Alissa

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The food at Heaven is the best you can get in the city. Ingredients are fresh and the dishes are interesting and delicious.

Thank Leah T
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Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks Leah! We are glad that you think our kitchen is the best in Kigali! Welcome back soon,
Alissa

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Unique and warm ambiance, beautiful rooms, delicious food and drinks, sweet staff, etc. Yup - it's a must see when in Kigali! :)

Thank Lindyella
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Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for the great review and for staying with us!

Best regards,
Alissa

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

‘‘This is one of the restaurants you can recommend in town.
Very good food, Friendly staff and nice location.

Thank Birding Safaris... R
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Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We are glad that you find Heaven to be recommendable and look forward to welcoming you back!

Best regards,
Alissa

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This restaurant was excellent in every respect - ambience, food and service.Our waitress, Clenia, made our evening vey special. She was friendly, informative and very professional. Do not miss this restaurant - also nice for a relaxing drink in the afternoon.

1  Thank Paul B
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Heaven_Restaurant, Owner at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for giving a shout-out to Clenia - we will share your kind words with her. And of course we are happy that you enjoyed your whole meal!

Best wishes,
Alissa

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