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Bombay Palace

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City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 888 20 22 02
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Lilongwe, Malawi
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

As per their Blantyre branch, the quality of food is high and never seems to dissapoint. Lacking credit card facilities.

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Thank admviljoen
Tirana, Albania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Always a popular restaurant, good food at reasonable prices. The manager is very attentive and ensures you have a pleasant evening

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We were taken by friends of ours to have an Indian Malawi style. What a surprise. The most delicious Indian we think we've ever had and what value. To be not missed if ever in Lilongwe .

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Dehradun, India
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131 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Located at heart of the city, Bombay Palace is the authentic Indian Restaurant. The food is cooked with real Indian Spices (for sure), and you can get range of Indian dishes, including the vegetarian ones. Little expensive, but not too much. Must visit.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

As a starter the Masala Basket is an excelent choice. All the main dishes that we tried were good and the variety of rices is also good. We will return!

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Had an excellent dinner here during my recent stay in Lilongwe. Staff were friendly and accommodating and the food was fantastic. Our group of four order three dishes to share, which was more than ample, with rice and naan. Would highly recommend the paneer butter masala and either of the daals. Good food, great price -- excellent choice while you're... More 

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Goult, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I had the good fortune of taking left overs home with me. The flavours only got better the next day. I tried the dhal and veg korma. Both exceptional. I am a vegetarian with coeliac disease and they could accommodate both easily.

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Thank Hannah561
Turin, Italy
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I've been here while I was pregnant and the food was good, I also had milder dishes and few suggestions for best pregnant food!

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

There is nothing on this menu that I haven't enjoyed. The rumali bowl is a real crowd pleaser- like a large Indian bruschetta- a 'must' as a starter. I cant remember the names of what we like to eat there but I know exactly where it is on the menu, or we just explain it to Frances (best manager ever-... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great food. Try the "basket" appetizer with the sauce, it's like chips and salsa. Then the rest of the menu is the real deal for good Indian food. Fish curry was our favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
  • Phone Number: +265 888 20 22 02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?