A Sports Fan’s Guide to Kigali Sports Bars

Riders Lounge

Location: Kigali Heights, Kimihurura.
Best known for: Large HD screens are spread throughout the place. You can catch all football leagues, F1, tennis, NBA, and many other sporting events. The outside seating gives you an amazing view of the renowned Kigali Convention Centre, and it is also good for clients who want to watch games as they puff away.
Pro-tip:  All good things come with a price.

Phone: 0784 836 839.
Address: KG 7 Ave.


Location: Nyarutarama.
Best known for: Most people love being at Bougainvilla for the ambiance but it has over the years invested in making sports fans feel at home, too. Most weekends, sports fans from all over Kigali converge and watch games – especially NBA – until the wee hours of the morning.
Pro-tip: With the big numbers of revelers, it is always safe to pick your drink at the counter before sitting to watch a game.

Contact: 0783 202 777.
Address: 67 KK 9 Av.


Location: Kisementi.
Best known for: Their HD screens are well-placed next to the counter which gives their clients easy access to service when watching games.
Pro-tip: Parking. With many bars along this street, you’ll need to come in early to get a parking spot close to the bar.

Contact: 0788 527 453.
Address: KG 119 St.

Yotarz (Kwa Mukunzi)

Location: Kicukiro.
Best known for: Are you an Arsenal fan? This is the home of Arsenal fans in Rwanda. Many other fans watch games from here, but Arsenal games will be preferred if your team is playing at the same time. The prices of drinks and food are also pocket-friendly.
Pro-tip: Other than football, there are few other games they show.

Contact: 0788 312 341.
Address: KK 15 St.

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