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Cafe Frikadellen

One Mutuba Gardens, Masaka, Uganda
+256 772 251822
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef burger” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Danish, European, Cafe
$$ - $$$
One Mutuba Gardens, Masaka, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Owned by a Danish family who love Uganda, this restaurant is a delightful mix of culture. Fantastic BBQ on Friday nights, reasonably priced. Shop selling local African fare on site too.

Thank pniffer
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The service is adequate but very slow if large group. The quality of food is good but the selection is limited a bit. Their lasagna tastes like Chili with pasta and cheese on top. Some great crafts available and nice paintings

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Was really disappointed in this place which is clearly popular with tourists. A really nice idea to connect social responsible work with running a restaurant but you still need to deliver on the food and service front. We waited two hours for food and then...More

Thank huntjpj
CarstenUCC, Ejer at Cafe Frikadellen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

I´m sorry to hear that. We will take proper action on this however this is not normal. Most people love our service and food.

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a great restaurant if you are missing western food. I found it a little pricey compared to Plot 99 and Grassroots the other too 'mzungo friendly' restaurants.

Thank Sadie G
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A no nonsense place with standard dishes (including hamburgers) and pleasant service. There is also a small handicraft shop that's worth a visit.

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Food is not the best. I always have the Greek salad since I think it's the tastiest thing in the menu. The wifi is very reliable and if not to many people are on it, it is pretty fast. Coffee is meh. Staff is very...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Comfy place for a meal or to visit friends over a coffee. Great WiFi and service. Lovely outside patios and comfortable indoor seating s well.

Thank StephaniePacific
CarstenUCC, Ejer at Cafe Frikadellen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

We have happy that you liked our BBQ. :-) Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 24 November 2016

I have spent time doing work at Cafe Frikadellen during the day. I really enjoyed their latte, the wifi is very quick, and their service was attentive and speedy. The environment is also very conducive to being able to work and spread out if you...More

Thank kellybridget
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The cool and warm atmosphere at cafe frikadellen is a gorgeous experience every one should visit and experience it, I had a chance to order for a Beef burger.

Thank shawnmike422
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This café was such a wonderful place to visit. The staff in front was welcoming me with a smile and ready to serve and take my order immidiately. The veranda is kept well with good furnitures - clean and with a peaceful atmosphere. I had...More

1  Thank Joan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Danish, European, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Mutuba Gardens, Masaka, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Masaka
  • Phone Number: +256 772 251822
Cafe Frikadellen is started by a Danish couple and here we serve Danish and European food such as burgers, steaks, chicken and fries, Italian food, Greek food, etc. Every Friday we have barbecue buffet from 6 pm. And this event which is often well attended. The cafe has outdoor areas where you can sit in the shade and enjoy your food. Inside we have a small playroom for the kids and some cozy tables where you can sit with your notebook and write home.
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