If planning to go to Rwanda on your gorilla tour experience and plan to stay in Kigali there are various local and international hotels to stay and well established restaurants where you can enjoy both continental and local meals.
Fusion Restaurant is located at The Retreat, the new luxury boutique hotel in Kigali featuring farm-to-table international fusion cuisine, top-notch service, and magnificent poolside seating. From the owners of Heaven, Fusion provides Kigali visitors with a fresh new innovative menu, creative cocktails and hand-picked wines from South Africa!
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, en-suite private bathrooms, local artwork, free Wi-Fi, unlimited coffee/tea/purified water, 24-hour security, just steps from downtown Kigali.
Repub Lounge is a two-story restaurant and lounge boasting beautiful views, relaxed ambience, African cuisine, and live music. Ideal for large groups, date nights, and cocktail events. Repub Lounge: a must in Kigali.
The Hut Restaurant is one of the best newly opened restaurants in Rwanda. Our unique international cuisine that incorporates local, organic Rwandan ingredients. Our customers especially enjoy dining on our outdoor terrace with an excellent scenic view of Kigali hills. Lunch service and daytime conferences during weekdays may be arranged with advanced reservations.
A modern Rwandan Steakhouse promoting high quality Rwandan Beef and African Produce. Steaks are world standard which is very rare in Rwanda.
Features Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wi-Fi, Table Service, Television, Highchairs Available. It’s a vegetarian’s nightmare and a carnivore’s greatest wish.
It’s an excellent Indian restaurant with great ambiance and colorfully clad wait staff. Pleasant seating, good service and an extensive menu. It’s a particularly good option if you’re looking for decent vegetarian and vegan dishes. Portions sizes are very generous and prices pretty reasonable. So good all round!
Iriba Bar and Terrace
It is the setting that makes Iriba unique and special. It is roomy with great views of the clouds, stars and the moon and plenty of twinkling lights here on terra firma.
Food options are diverse and of good quality. A vegetarian burger would be a good idea to add to the menu. The bar is also set in a very nice, comfortable setting and has a good array of drinks. Bar staff very polite and efficient.