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Address: Union Trade Center, Kigali, Rwanda
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Always my first stop in Kigali

Usually fly in in the evening from the US and head for UTC for shopping and airtime. My last stop is at Burbon. It is open until 10 pm and I love their spaghetti with a chapati... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually fly in in the evening from the US and head for UTC for shopping and airtime. My last stop is at Burbon. It is open until 10 pm and I love their spaghetti with a chapati. I find the smoothies on the expensive side at around 6000 RFW. In February one day I forgot my IPad and returned several... More 

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Thank Casaamazi
Racine, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We actually enjoyed coffees and lunch and 2 different Bourbon Cafes in Kigali and liked both of them.

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Thank nmbolters
Tromso, Norway
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326 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I just love this place. Service is great and friendly staff. I went there many times. They have the best hot chocolate drink I must say.

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Thank Lance_Kerwin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. I was impressed by the quick and ontime service. Keep it up @bourbon coffee Rwanda

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Thank Nezasafaris
Kathmandu, Nepal
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I visited the Bourbon Cafe where the old Nakumatt was located. I had a slice of apple pie and requested a scoop of vanilla ice cream to be added. I enjoyed the pie very much and the ice cream tasted good too. The lady server was very courteous and was attentive as well. Overall, service was good but be aware... More 

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Thank ESalvador
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7 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Had coffee and a bite to eat, food was good. WiFi was nonexistent. Service however was good. When I tried to add a tip to the final bill and pay for everything with my card I was told that tips need to be given in cash only. I didn't have cash so no tip was given. This is unfair for... More 

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Thank Rakgadi18
Kigali, Rwanda
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75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The staff is usually friendly, so apologies to you guys, but come one: over priced bland food in a sterile mall environment: it's everything that's wrong with globalization. And then there is the juices: you know what an orange juice is going to cost you at the Bourbon at the airport. Ten dollars. TEN DOLLARS. 7,500 RWF to be exact.... More 

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Hawkhurst,Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service . Fantastic view from the back . My first visit here . The centre was not much . But the coffee was to die for .

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Thank shar50hawkhurst
warrnambool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Kigali and was so good to find the Bourbon Cafe. The food was great , smoothies also good. It has a beautiful view over looking the city. Has free wifi which helped us. Will DEFINATELY go back .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

There are a few of these in Kigali, kind of like the Rwanda equivalent of Costa perhaps... We had a filter coffee, which was strong & flavoursome & a peanut milkshake which was incredible... We didn't have any food but the portion were saw were sizeable & looked nicely presented. As with s few of the reviews, I agree the... More 

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