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Juba, South Sudan
+211 977 114 400
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Calenzano, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is good, drinks and beer are ok, the best thing is the terrace in the Nile river. Maybe a little expensive, but you know, Juba is really an expensive city...

Thank Silvia T
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have good meal, good service and great views of the River Nile. The longest river in the whole world

Thank Muhumuza K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Sunday lunch at the Nile...certainly a nice place to be. A nice view on the river, a liitle breeze, tables in the shade and some in the sun and live music but not too loud. Our waiter was very attentive, the fresh fruit juices nice and the food ok. Prices are normal.

Thank 58Sunshine13
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Located on the bank of the river Nile, Da Vinci Lodge has a quiet unique view. The food is okay but not very imaginative.

Thank Flemming H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in juba considering services and management team , sea side hotel which got a really nice view . u will never regret joining.

Thank Elias Y
Greenville, South Carolina
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Picturesque spot along the Nile just below the Juba Bridge. Get a spot under the trees, have a drink and share a meal with family or co-workers. Laid back but attentive staff. Excellent fruit drinks and better than average coffee. It's an NGO / UN / Mission hang-out (just count the White Land Cruisers in the parking area), but the... More 

2 Thank Jim O
Staines, United Kingdom
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228 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

A lovely location alongside the Nile with plenty of local activity in the water (but you cannot take photographs). Seems a little heavy handed with the local security guards wandering around and they could be more discreet. The buffet food is good value for South Sudan (ie pricey) but the quality is good and variety also good. Be warned that... More 

3 Thank SurreyGirl27
Tripoli, Libya
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Perfect place to enjoy a relaxing weekend lunch along the Nile,. Atmosphere and venue in open air are perfect. Quality of the restaurant is medium although prices are of the highest in Juba.Nice music band on Friday.

Thank si_sayyed
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We had a very pleasant afternoon at this restaurant that sits along and has a great view of the Nile. Ethiopian coffee, and a nice menu. Shady trees to escape the hot Juba sun. I can see why it is one of the most popular spots in Juba.

Thank wcrp
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Very nice place for that Sunday afternoon chill out. They have a live band that belts out various tunes from all parts of the world. Good food...Ethiopian coffee and sheesha who those who have spare lungs to spoil. Good way to whirl down an afternoon as the calm breeze soothes you.

1 Thank Miano M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
African, Italian, French, International, Ethiopian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juba, South Sudan
  • Location: Africa  >  South Sudan  >  Central Equatoria State  >  Juba
  • Phone Number: +211 977 114 400

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