Uganda Coffee Shops, Café in Kampala, Entebbe, Jinja and Mbarara

Where can I catch a cup of coffee with friends in Uganda,Coffee Shops in Uganda?

Uganda coffee is highly on demand when it comes to the international market. Its Uganda’s leading product on the economy, it’s recorded that coffee brings in about 20 to 30% foreign exchange to the country. Below is the coffee guideline to you get the best coffee?

*There are so many coffee shops in Uganda where you can sit with friends and have the best coffee sold, business projects can be accomplished with cup of coffee to keep you alert.

*Coffee industry can provide many chances for employment and business as well. You can supply coffee beans to the factory and have it processed to the final stage of sell or export.

What types of coffee are typical of Uganda?

Coffee is produced into two types; Arabic coffee that brings in about 20% of yearly National Coffee production and Robusta coffee that harvests around 80% of the coffee produced yearly.

Robusta Coffee is best grown in areas of East, west, southeast and in the central part of Uganda. Its grown on a low altitude of about 1,200 meters above sea level.Arabica coffee grows well in the highlands particularly on Mt.Muhabura, Mt Rwenzori located in the southwestern region and on the slopes of Mount Elgon in the eastern part of Uganda. The altitude ranges from 1500-2,300m above sea level.

Robusta is own coffee bean that grows around Lake Victoria unlike Arabia coffee that was initiated from Ethiopia to Uganda. It’s of high quality and best sold internatioanlly.Robusta coffee also has a natural quality that enables it to be sold favorable on the international market

There is a new brand of coffee called Tuzza.a.k.a Catimor that has hit the Ugandan Market; it grows well in the low altitude region which is more like Robusta coffee.

Top Coffee Shops & Roasting Facilities.
Uganda is glad to announce that there 9 coffee shops that enrolled with Uganda Coffee Development Authority along with  the coffee Roasters Association. Best coffee shops can be accessed in Kampala. As you on your business trip to Uganda, visit the best coffee shops that sell super quality coffee and below are some of the Cafés.

*Ban Café
*Café Ballet
*Good African Coffee
*Café Pap
*1000 Cups Coffee House

The usual kind of coffee served in Uganda include

*Espresso Mocha freeze
*Cappuccino Freeze
*Café Frappes
*Iced Mocha
*Iced Americano
*Iced Coffee and Cappuccino
*African Coffee Menu
*Iced latte
*Iced Cappuccino
*Iced Coffee

The price of a cup of coffee costs around 5000 to 10,000UGX which is about USD 1.5.All these prices depend on where you go for your coffee and what type you want in particular as mentioned above.

A directory to Coffee Shops in Uganda

Dominos Pizza and Restaurants

13A Kampala Road Opp. Orient Bank Head Office Amad 21206,Kampala Kampala

041-4251513, 041-4234891, 071-2366466

Panorama Bar & Cafe

Pilkington Road Worker’s House 9th Floor Kampala Kampala

031-2262444, 077-2848777

Baker’s World Ltd. & Coffee Shop

4 Kampala Road Crown House Ground Floor 24510,Kampala Kampala

Steers, Debonair, Lubbobbo

14 Kampala Road Eagen House 27884,Kampala Kampala


Source of Life

20 Main Street Jinja Jinja


1000 Cups Coffee House

18 Buganda Road 6563,Kampala Kampala

077-2505619, 078-2544313


13 Parliament Avenue Kampala Kampala

041-4254570, 071-2652443

Crocodile Caf & Bar

Cooper Road Kisement Kampala Kampala

041-4254593, 077-2486630

Rwenzori Coffee shop

Lugogo Mall Kampala Kampala

041-4576007, 071-2412127

Crane Cafeteria

Entebbe International Airport Entebbe Entebbe

041-4321399, 077-2510409

Cafe Ballet

34C Kyadondo Road Nakasero Kampala Kampala

041-4234190, 075-2311661


Shimoni Road Nakasero Shop 10 Kampala Kampala

031-2263003, 041-4346834

Sheraton Kampala Hotel

1 Ternan Avenue Nakasero Sheraton Kampala Hotel 7041,Kampala Kampala

041-4420000, 031-2322460

Design Agenda

14A Parliament Avenue Kampala Kampala

041-4371158, 077-2718158

Design Agenda

14A Parliament Avenue Kampala Kampala

041-4371158, 077-2718158

Katch the Sun

3 Bandali Rise Bugolobi Kampala Kampala


Coffee is a beverage that is loved by many people. This may seem not true but believe me a walk in the coffee restaurants in the evening will prove me right. Coffee plays an important role in our lives and many people depend on it in case they want to do certain work in the morning or at night. But usually in the night is to keep you awake and in the morning to give you a beautiful day. Coffee is not just a flavor that you will just take; it brings a whole new meaning to your life. Having a sip of genuine coffee will bring a good experience and make you feel relaxed.

Do People drink coffee in Uganda;Why?

After people discovering the importance of coffee, so many shops are put everywhere on the streets, malls and some vendors walk with them. Some coffee shops are also found in the supermarkets usually for the travelers who may not have the time to make their own. It gives them energy to go longer distances. Coffee houses are the most frequented places and below are some of the reasons as to why;

1. Convenience; Visiting these places will surely make you save time and you will be well assured to get something sweet and to your taste. It’s a bit hard for you to go through the whole process of roasting the beans and have them to the last stage. Although if done, you may be glad to have a wonderful cup of fresh coffee. Cafés are full occupied by the lovers of coffee and sometimes small meetings are done as people enjoy the flavour.In cities, coffee shops are adjacent to offices. It’s just a call way and you have your coffee delivered on your desk. For the evenings, you just cross over with workmates to take a cup. Coffee is served in different variants and so this will depend on what you want to do. For example there is mild and strong coffee the choice lies in your hands.

2. Comfort; Accessing these coffee houses will surely give you peace. Because once you are in, you feel like your home as you delight in your cup of coffee. The environment is really cool and the aroma that rotates around the house is so blissful to calm you down and make you enjoy the moment. Coffee can be served with other tartlets to make you enjoy your cup of coffee.

3. Social Encounter; Because of the so many people that visit these coffee shops, it’s easy to make friends. Business meetings can also be held in these places because the environment is favourable.A cup of coffee will stimulate you to participant in the meetings and still make you awake all day. Many appointments are done at the coffee houses. Friends also love converging at these places to enjoy the flavor of coffee.