About The Acacia Mall

This is one of the best malls to visit in Kampala. You can see many locals here. This mall has everything you wish for. Not just shopping, there are also commercial office spaces here, along with 4 banks. You get the best ice-cream and drinks here. There are many cafes and pastry shops as well. You get to taste different cuisines, right from Indian, Chinese, Ugandan, oriental, Halal, Continental, and many more. They serve two types of Indian cuisine - the famous Bombay and Nawab styles of food. Kids will have lots of fun here, as there is a separate kids zone. While your kids play joyously, you can visit one of the many spas here. Or buy yourself the Ugandian style of clothes from any of the famous boutiques in the mall. If you are a bookworm, then you will be spoilt for choice as the 2 book shops here are stocked. You can also burn those extra calories if you have free time in the fitness gym. You can even surprise your friends by getting them different gifts or souvenirs. Not just this, you can also plan your trips during your visit to Kampala from the tour company that is situated in the mall. You have a lot to do here, other stores include those for men's clothing, supermarkets, or home decor.

Must See

  • Handii Indian restaurant
  • Ice-cream shop
  • Cinemas
  • Interiors of the mall are superb

How to reach

It's 1.5 km from the city center. If you are hiring a cab, it will take just 3 minutes to reach. Alternately, you can catch a pioneer bus which would cost 800 UGX irrespective of distance. Matau or bodabodas is the best option to travel.


  • There is wheelchair access with security, it is available from parking to straight inside the mall.
  • It's a nice place for afternoon drinks.
  • Ice-cream available here is tastiest in the city.
  • During the holidays of kids, it gets overcrowded. Plan your visit accordingly.
  • Parking is difficult during Sundays.
  • The cost of movie tickets is a little lower in the cinemas here.
  • Carry drinking water to stay hydrated.

Visit Time

Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Monday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Saturday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Time you can spend

2 hours


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