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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“It displays and exhibits ethnological, natural-historical and traditional life collections of Uganda's cultural heritage. Located approximately 3.9 kilometers from the city center.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Great place to relax and enjoy great Ugandan cultural dances and the history behind them. Also there is a buffet and drinks that you can enjoy for dinner ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Biggest mall with many restaurants, shops, supermarket, cinemas, spas, gym and even a night club”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“Cafa Javas ...mouth watering foods and drinks. Located in different places of town but the closest is opposite acacia maill ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Business Service
“Acacia Mall encompasses lifestyle and value with a vibrant mix of home, fashion, fitness, food, service, leisure and entertainment offerings, and will render the shopper spoilt for choice. The property offers mass and upmarket merchandise to shoppers, fun, food, fashion and films will easily stop of choice in Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“This is a picnic place too and has such green luscious compounds with beautiful flowers You will learn about the Baha’i faith or just carry your mat and relax whole Most peaceful place in Kampala ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Lodging
“Gym and clean swimming pool available to you. Great place for Indian cuisine too. It is almost less than 15 minutes away with good traffic flow and has large parking for your convenience. It has a soccer pitch so you will find groups playing every morning or evening especially over the weekend! Has an ATM at the entrance too! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Landmark
“Site of the burial grounds for four kabakas (kings of Buganda) and other members of the Baganda royal family. Located along the Kampala-Hoima Road. The trip is approximately 5.5 kilometers from City Center.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“top Irish pub for international travellers and locals. get to meet and interact with lots of people while enjoying the sound of beautiful Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Italian restaurant with good food and a cosy atmosphere, especially in the evenings.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great band on Thursday night..you meet people from all over the world in one spot ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Supermarket, shops, banks, laundry, pharmacy, carwash, bakery, restaurant and bars”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very popular place for any meal of the day, excellent service, and good for a drink at a central spot in Kololo.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Sky Lounge & Restaurant is a conveniently located in the heart of Kampala’s restaurant & lounge scene in Kisementi. Sky Lounge has a wide selection of drinks, amazing sundowners, plus amazing weekend parties!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Beautiful architecture. It's in the middle of the city. If you are on top, you can see all the roads leading to the mosque. It has a great skyline”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seasonal, local ingredients, really good pizza, a wide-variety of yummy Pan Asian dishes, a small herb garden that supplies fresh mojitos!”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“top Irish pub for international travellers and locals. get to meet and interact with lots of people while enjoying the sound of beautiful Kampala. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great Italian restaurant with good food and a cosy atmosphere, especially in the evenings.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great band on Thursday night..you meet people from all over the world in one spot ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very popular place for any meal of the day, excellent service, and good for a drink at a central spot in Kololo.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Seasonal, local ingredients, really good pizza, a wide-variety of yummy Pan Asian dishes, a small herb garden that supplies fresh mojitos!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Burrito Place
“Mexican cuisine right here in the pearl of Africa, located in Kisimenti next to Acacia mall a lively spot in Kampala. Great ambience. Great for an evening meet up over Mexican beer, cocktails (margaritas) and food (tacos and burritos). ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot to chill out in Kampala. Delicious food served, Lively DJ nights and great music”
  • 3 locals recommend

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