Le Limoncello

Le Limoncello is a MUST in the life of any person, expat, new arrival or whatsoever in the life of the “Democratic Republic of la Gombe” ­čśë Everyone knows this place and describes it as “a place where you can eat very good for good price, good service and good quality”. On top of that, … More Le Limoncello

Greek Restaurant – Maison de Mezzes

Kalimera!! ╬║╬▒╬╗╬Ě╬╝╬ş¤ü╬▒!! The first┬áGreek communities in the┬áDemocratic Republic of the Congo┬áwere established prior to the colonization of the country by Belgium.┬áThe Greek presence in the Congos reached a peak in the 1950s when many Greeks fled┬áEgypt┬áas their properties were seized by the nationalist government there. Since I learnt that the Greek┬áhistory┬áin RDC was so rich … More Greek Restaurant – Maison de Mezzes

UTEX Africa Restaurant

For those living or having friends┬áin UTEX AFRICA, the Restaurant located in the pool is a great place to discover! Nevertheless, I have to highlight that if you do not live in UTEX, you cannot come unless you are accompanied by a member. They have a wide variety of Western, Belgium, Asian and African┬ádishes: salads, … More UTEX Africa Restaurant

City Market Fried Chicken in Kinshasa (KFC?)

There is no Mc Donald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut… or whatsoever in Kinshasa. Not yet! But some “wonderful mind” had the great idea to fulfil the crave of fried chicken when launching City Market Fried Chicken. Fried-Chicken Sandwich Combo, Happy Meal, Dinner Combo… with┬áa drink and warm chips, at reasonable price can be found in Kinshasa: … More City Market Fried Chicken in Kinshasa (KFC?)

Gekko┬┤s Sushi

This was a real surprise for me: To learn that you can find Sushi┬áin Kinshasa! Apparently, there are a few places where you can eat Sushi, but I had to start with one:┬áGekko┬┤s Sushi Restaurant. Gekko┬┤s is a Japanese, French, Fusion, Bistro with a large variety of dishes in its menu. This means that if … More Gekko┬┤s Sushi

ELÄIS Kinshasa

Even though it has other advantages and disadvantagesÔÇŽI think I found the competition to La Maison de France! EL├äIS Kinshasa is a Hotel and a Social club with a beautiful swimming pool (the nicest pool in Kinshasa), four tennis courts, a basketball court, fitness, two squash courts, two bowling courts and two restaurants. Moreover, it … More EL├äIS Kinshasa

Goat meat

Certain African peoples have kept cattle since ancient times. Keeping cattle may have begun in the Rift Valley of Kenya and Tanzania in the 1st millennium BC and spread to RDC and of course, came to Kinshasa… also long, long time ago! So we went last night to try marinated goat meat for first time! … More Goat meat

Cha Cha Bar

Cha Cha Bar is one of the coolest terraces in Kinshasa. Located in the 8th floor of a building, it allows you, afternoon and night to enjoy the Congo River view with a nice Gin&Tonic, Cocktail or Beer. It is one of the ÔÇťmustÔÇŁ places that everyone (who can afford it) shall visit in Kinshasa. … More Cha Cha Bar

Le Mandarin

So, since we are in Kinshasa and we have the nounou on Fridays night to take care of our children, I told my husband to take me out for dinner┬á! And we went to Le Mandarin. Known as the best chinese restaurant in town, I have to say the the food we ate was really … More Le Mandarin