Our Seven Seas Delight

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One of the places I didn’t get to try out during the Kampala Restaurant Week was Seven Seas at the Kampala Sheraton.

So Brenda and I agreed to give it a try as a way to usher Esther back into Kla. In case you forgot, Esther (my bestie) was away for 4 months in Nairobi where she was doing work as an Interior architect. She’s one of those people that will notice EVERY single detail in a room, from the way the roof was designed to the tables and wall frames, which led me to give Seven Seas a shot with her, for her Interior insights (the food too, wait no. The food mostly)

The restaurant atmosphere is so relaxing and beautifully designed with a really cool antiquey boat/ship in the center of the room.

We got to the Sheraton Kampala on time for dinner (guess who arrived last as usual) at 6:00pm. Esther and Brenda were seated outside, where I managed to spot them with the help of a very kind gentleman at the entrance. He was so welcoming; I wish I’d gotten his name.

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We started chatting right away, as it had been waaay too long since we’d been together with mint mohitos. Brenda works in banking, I’m the blogger/communications and Esther as you know- that alone leaves so much for us to talk about. Besides work, we shared about the boys in our lives, our successes and challenges plus did some gossiping-duh!

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The food came after a while, but we didn’t notice since we were engaged in Esther’s tales about Nairobi life.

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I chose to try one of their new pastas, recommended by Grace the Gnocchi Al Amatriciana. Which was amazing (Thank you Grace) I was a little scared to try it, but surprisingly loved it. I need to try more of these pastas definitely.

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Brenda had the Mushroom Gnocchi which she felt was ideal if you’re opting for something light and healthy.

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Esther went with the Parmesan and Onion Raviolli which was amazing! Esther always makes the best choices…

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With a sea food platter-don’t judge us, which had a mix of prawns, Lobster, Shrimp, squid and salmon. We had to try it out at that price (about 100,000Ugx)

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For dessert, we shared the Seven Seas Delight…my new favorite dessert for sure!

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My Thoughts

Customer Care; 4.7/5 I was welcomed from the minute I got in and shown where to sit by a kind gentleman. I always love it when there is someone happy to show you where to sit. Makes the place feel hospitable

Location and Scenery; 4.8/5 I know you guys! I haven’t rated a place this highly in a while but can rightly say that our seats were perfect. Excellent choice by either Esther or Brenda. I loved the soothing sound of water from the fountain with fresh air outside. I haven’t been dinning out too much lately, so this was just what I needed

Food; 4.5/5 Our food portions and prices were exotic if you know what I mean. This is for my standard is the sort of place you go when you’d like splurge.

Date-worthy; 4.5/5 Like I said it has that exotic feel, for sea-food lovers and other delicacies. That dessert though! Was truly a Seven seas delight

Have you been to the Seven Seas? What did you have? I am officially a pasta fanatic…

Stay pasta-lovin’  🙂

Karen

 

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