Kampala Serena’s new bar boasts East Africa’s longest list of bubbles

Kampala Serena Bar
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Kampala Serena Hotel officially unveiled the newly remodeled Pearl of Africa Restaurant to include a Champagne Bar; a new addition to the hotel in the recently completed phase one of the on-going refurbishment themed ‘Excellence Redefined”. As a first of its kind in Uganda, the Champagne Bar will have the longest Champagne list across East Africa.

The Lounger and bar is perfectly curated to offer a unique ambiance for discerning travelers who appreciate novelty. Premium brands that form the vast selection of champagne list include: Armand De Brignac, Laurent Perrier Brut Grand Siecle, Veuve Clicquot Brut, Pommery Brut Royal, Piper Heidseick Sublime among others.

Mahmud Janmohamed, Managing Director, Serena Hotels, says, “The Champagne Bar brings a new experience to the well-seasoned traveler whether on business or pleasure. And this goes a long way to show our commitment in providing our guests with the best, most exclusive experience as possible.”

Visiting Michelin Star Chef Lucas Julien, from Auberge du Jeu Paume is headlining the unveiling that coincides with French Week. Themed “EatDrinkBeFrench”, the week-long activities will bring French culinary adventure at the Pearl of Africa Restaurant where Chef Lucas will serve up exquisite and tantalizing menus. Uganda’s only certified Sommelier, Celestine will be present to help guests with a myriad of champagne and wine options to suit the gastronomic experience.

“The opening of this outstanding bar is just perfect as food and wine is an intrinsic part of our culture. This will be great opportunity for attendees to get to learn more about French cuisine and celebrate the origins of champagne”, says Chef Lucas.

The Champagne Bar is suitable for corporate and special events, sundowners and birthday parties. It accommodates up to 40 people and opens every Monday to Saturday from 3:00pm till late.

For the past two years, Pearl of Africa Restaurant has been selected amongst 3000 restaurants worldwide to participate in Goût de France (French Good Week). This year, only three restaurants in Uganda have been selected and Pearl of Africa Restaurant Head Chef Raphael took the lead in creating culinary chemistry by combining the best of two worlds.