Planning your day and thinking of where to host your guests but do not know of any locations, some of these might be venues you may wish to add on your venue list.
Hotel Africana - Located on plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue there are two wedding reception packages of which one is indoors and the other at the pool side. The price for indoor package is slightly higher than out door as we will later see.
Swimming Pool (Hotel Africana)
Afro Continental Buffet, 2 soft drinks per person plus 1 free bridal room for one night with breakfast inclusive. The price per person is 35,000/- assuming the numbers are over 300. If less than 300 then venue hire will be 1,500,000/- and then 35,000/- per person invited. Minimum deposit for this package is 2,000,000/-. The venue will be set up, chairs, tables and cutlery.
Nile Hall (Hotel Africana)
Like in the package of swimming pool above but this will include Music and Public Address system going for 40,000/- per person for numbers above 500 guests. 400-500 guests the charge will be 45,000/- per person and between 300-400 is 50,000/- per person. Numbers below 300pax is 60,000/-. Minimum deposit for this package is 3,000,000/-. For details on the above packages contact Marketing on (256)-414-347809. Closing time for both packages is 10:00pm.
Seascallop Restaurant and Bar
Located on Kiira road next to Mariandina opposite the Museum around Mulago Hospital. The charge for this place is 20,000/- per person and if the numbers are above 350pax then you can easily get a discount. Otherwise Venue, Music, food with a soft drink, tables and chairs, wedding canopy lights plus a deluxe bridal suite for one night is all you get at that price. Local dishes are also served. Contact JB on (256)-772-305256. Meanwhile this runs until 5:00am implying that you are free to party till dawn.
City Royale Resort Hotel Kampala
250-350 guests going for 35,000/- per person, 350-400 going for 33,000/- and 32,000/- for number above 400 guests. This comes with 2 nights accommodation on full board with fruits and flowers on arrival, african buffet menu, music with a DJ, ample packing and security. Located opposite Shell Bugolobi on Kataaza Close, you can reach CRRH on 256-414-258370 and are also quick at responding by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is located in Kololo and wedding receptions are held in the hotel gardens. You however must have you chairs and tables as the hotel will only provide food and drinks. A soft drink goes for 1,500/- and a beer 2,500/-. Otherwise the venue is free as long as you have paid 13,000/- per person. You should also provide your own music which plays up to 10:00pm as the neighbourhood does not entertain noise. You can carry on with the party till 11:00pm without music though. The garden looks beautiful once all is set.
Arirang Korean Restaurant
Located on Nakasero road next to the Indian High Commission. Arirang Restaurant will provide African buffet and not Korean. 22,000/- for guests over 300. Soft drinks are 1,200/- where as a beer goes for 2,500/-. Ample parking plus security is available.Closes by midnight and the neighbourhood is mindful of the noise levels. You need to provide your music and decoration. Our research workers have also discovered that there is every need to monitor the flow of drinks from the serving point to the guests because some of the drinks might never get to the guests at all.
Kembabazi Catering, Arapapa and Maria's Palace in Naguru are other places that can be given a try. We will keep on updating this section with any venues that become available to our team. In the meantime you are free to review these places if at all you have held or attended a function there.