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Cafe Javas

) #1 of 252 Restaurants in Kampala $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
40-42 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 39 3202296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (32 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40-42 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda
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1 - 10 of 788 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely place. Good service and lots of good food. Nice place to meet with friends and family and good for kids. The food is clean and you will have no worries about stomach problems. Also nice to have evening tea or a...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer great value for money and the service is fast and the portion size is good. Love this place, ate here twice on a 4 day visit to kampala. will be back.

Thank Zoe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's lovely to come home and find new branches of this good cafe open in so many city locations.. the food is amazing.. and you are very creative with food .. in general the food menu is fantastic.

Thank estar n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dream, remember to visit JAVAS. Want a cold drink, while discussing business, or a drink to get you thinking and innovating. Cafe Javas is the place to do exactly that.

Thank donkugonza
Reviewed 1 week ago

Café Javas never disappoints...with lots to choose from, their menu is quite something...We pre-ordered our breakfast at 6.00am in the morning, and when we got there, it was ready and tasty....Well Done Javas!!!

Thank Rose N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good local brand, very popular and usually offers an efficient service. No doubt it possess a massive potential for export beyond Uganda. The red velvet cake is always amazing!

Thank briankaggwa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always eat here. Terrific food, service, and ice cream! Great pizza. Eat indoor or outdoor. Owner is a great guy.

Thank r0gerismi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for an early dinner and the place was full of energy. Staff were very helpful and accommodating. The place is quite well lit, buzzing with sound of coffee grinding and energy. Definitely a place I would go back for a morning coffee...More

Thank Jase9D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every dish order was well received. Shakes, pina colada, and desserts are a must. Nice setting and friendly staff.

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place should be given 5 stars because the food quality and value are pretty awesome. However, the waiters/waitresses have a terrible habit of snatching plates out from under you as soon as you put your fork down -- sometimes even while you're still chewing....More

Thank Bo35
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Edwin L
17 April 2017|
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Response from Deryck T | Reviewed this property |
This is Mandela's business maybe if you gave him a good deal. he might allow. Thats all i can say for now till i get information from a trusted source
12 November 2016|
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Response from Salman A | Property representative |
Hi Raninii, Yes the management allows outside cakes for birthday celebrations. Please remember to call in advance to reserve a table. You can get the numbers to call at our Cafe Javas website. Enjoy your weekend and see... More
25 March 2016|
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Response from BAISWIKE | Reviewed this property |
I would advise you visit the outlet and get to see the options they have. For i believe you cannot be disappointed by what they have for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 39 3202296
  • E-mail
Cafejavas is a full-service, quick-casual, coffee-themed restaurant chain in Kampala Uganda. It provides the perfect refuge from a busy days shopping or a quick break from the office. It is where Kampala goes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and pastries. Menu items are specifically designed to meet the needs of just about everyone looking for a friendly informal dining experience. Great emphasis is put on customer service. The staff are highly skilled, trained and experienced in the hospitality industry. We commit to great food, great coffee, great service, an experience that will make you long for more.
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