Life in Kampala

 Life in Kampala

Kampala is very friendly and lively, the people are warm, happy and relaxed.

Cinemas, Casinos, nightclubs and musical events are options that can be explored depending on an individual’s interests. Some popular pubs include:

  • Just Kicking Sports Bar at Kisementi in Kamwokya,
  • Fat Boys – Kisementi, Kamwokya
  • Rhino Pub, Sheraton Hotel
  • O’Leary ‘s, Kololo
  • Rock Garden Café - Speke Hotel
  • Blue Bar, Crested Towers
  • Club Rouge, Kampala Rd
  • BJ’s Irish Bar & Restaurant, 2nd Street Industrial Area


There are three main religious; Catholics, the British Church Missionary Society/Anglican Church and Muslims.

Set Up of Kampala
Nakasero Hill and Kololo Hill provide administrative offices, diplomatic residential areas and residential areas for affluent locals, and Makerere Hill is home to the Makerere University main campus. Mengo Hill, where the Buganda King's Palace was situated, provided a reception point for foreign missionaries arriving in Uganda. Kampala Hill (Hill of the antelopes - Ka Impala), after which the city was named provided the fort.