Answer: We have been coming to Jinja for the last 10 years and here are our favourite restaurants. All of them can be found easily by asking any boda (motorcycle taxi) driver for directions.
Moti Mahal – Indian Food
Where: Iganga Road
Best thing on the menu: Tahli (any curry with unlimited rice, naan and dahl)
There’s a number of good Indian restaurants in Jinja but Moti Mahal is our favourite and probably the best value for money restaurant in town.
Flavours – Western Style food
Where: Main Street
Best thing on the menu: Coffee!
Flavours hosts regularly events such as open mic nights and dance classes. Their Facebook page is regularly updated with what’s coming up next.
The Keep – Western Style food
Where: Iganga Road
Best thing on the menu: Trevor’s Fries and the milk shakes
Run by a family originally from the USA, this restaurants serves classic American food.
The Source Café – Western Style food
Where? Jinja main street
Best thing on the menu: Passion fruit juice and banana bread
One of Jinja’s oldest venues, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome. Every Saturday there’s a community yoga class here too (8am to 9:30am – Jinja Community Yoga)
Where? Jackson Crescent
Best thing on the menu: Pizza and steak
Service can be very slow at times but the bar has a relaxed atmosphere, a pool table and show the major sporting events on a big screen
New Rendezvous – Ugandan Food
Where? Main Street
Best thing on the menu: Their G-nut sauce
While Uganda isn’t particularly known for it’s food, New Rendezvous is our favourite of the Ugandan restaurants in Jinja. They serve buffet style and your are sure to be full afterwards. Great value for money.
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