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Papyrus

$$ - $$$
Italian, African, Bar, Pub
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Kigali, Rwanda
+250-786-700-108
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to celebrate the birthday of my wife with a group of friends. I wanted to see the new adventure of the Philippine couple that used to work in Zen. So far, the oriental food is still the basis of the menu but, as they said, they have listened to the consumers and have included new dishes and eliminated... More 

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Thank Josué P
New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place where you can enjoy good food with good view of Kigali!! Choose table outside the hall!! In the evening it looked like city with stars.

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Thank vivek772015
Racine, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tho we were surprised by the Asian menu (the name sort of threw us off), everything we ordered was very good and the rooftop views were especially enjoyable.

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Thank nmbolters
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Have been a few times to Papyrus, they have a number of seating options, bar, lounge or restaurant table. The food comes swiftly and although seems like you're paying maybe a bit too much, the amount of food brought is slightly overwhelming (in a good way). All of it is good but the starters are my favourites, the garlic chicken....so... More 

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Thank Malus C
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The restaurant and pup is trendy, tends to be quiet week days and active during the weekends. A good place to enjoy a drink or dinner. The food is very good. Nice views of Kigali especially at night from the patio

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Thank Samuelgm
Tessenderlo, Belgium
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7 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The Asian inspired food is good, service is great and the view is the best. Try to get a table closest to the side, and you'll enjoy your dinner with thousands of lights in the distance.

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Thank Thomas S
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I went with a friend and enjoyed this fantastic meal while sitting on the deck looking out at a serene scene of trees and the nighttime city. The food and wine were very nice and it was a fun crowd.

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Thank Brendan K
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The open air restaurant / bar upstairs is large and has cool ambiance and beautiful views. We had problems with the bill, but I don't know why, because I was not paying. So I guess check your bill, if you care. The restaurant/ lounge upstairs was great. It was relaxing, and the music was not too loud. Good mix of... More 

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Thank Akin K
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A bit on the pricey side for some. But really good service and a wide selection on the menu. The staff could be a bit more attentive but other than that we'll worth a visit

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Thank Foodlie
Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It's a great bar, with a nice athmosphere & views over Kigali. But, as a restaurant is really bad. The dishes (Asian) are bad cooked and overpriced. Go for drinks!

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Thank inescudero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, African, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250-786-700-108

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?