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All 49 Lilongwe Restaurants

Serendipity Lifestyle Cafe

Old Town Mall, off Paul Kagame Rd., Lilongwe, Malawi
994448444
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Ranked #15 of 49 Restaurants in Lilongwe
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Surrey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was a comfortable restaurant for lunch. The service was pretty slow, but the food was ok. They don't accept card payments and the one 'loo' could do with a spruce up!

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This cafe is in a mall near to the Old Town. It has comfy seating, friendly service (although it's pretty slow) and a nice menu. It is also nice a cool with decent air conditioning. I ordered a toasted sandwich and tea for lunch. It was very nice. The sandwich came with salad and fries. It was a generous plate.... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our group really enjoyed eating and having a couple of beverages at this laid back restaurant. The staff was great and the menu had some great surprises. Had a wonderful Thai curry chicken (not bad for the middle of Africa) and had an excellent special of the evening call "Bunny Chow" The actual plate was Durban beef curry in a... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

this superb Cafe is is located in Lilongwes first mall. it is the perfect for having a break after a hectic morning . the foodis good . their cakes are great what is great about this place is that you feel that you are eating outside but actuallly you are sitting in the malls corridor. with in this mall you... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Located in a beautiful mall of excellent classy shops. An ideal place to drop in for lunch at value prices

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Newton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Serendipity is located in a pleasant little enclave, secure, attractive, decent food and quite inexpensive. We ate outside on a pleasant evening, mostly vegetarian choices, all very good. Next to Mama Mia's where an outdoor musician was performing. Service good as well.

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Lilongwe
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I had a cheese and tomatoe sandwich, which was so tasty and fresh. The cappuccino was great as well. The ambience is great. Parking is sometimes a challenge. Both the inside and outside parking sometimes get so full that one has no where secure to park their cars. Otherwise, it's a cool place.

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St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I've been to Serendipity a few times while in LIlongwe, and I find it's a good place to hang out and work. You can go for a coffee, a drink, a snack, a meal, you can stay as long as you like. It's a skyband hotspot, so if (like me) you like to bring your computer and work away from... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Grilled cheese without actually melting the cheese, oily chips, and an unsatisfying cappuccino. My friends have had more positive experiences here. Its fairly convenient to work but not worth a special trip.

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scoobydrool, Owner at Serendipity Lifestyle Cafe, responded to this review

We at Serendipity regret to hear that you had an unsatisfactory experience with us and for this we do apologize and thank you for your valued feedback. While we do endeavor to keep standards high, we encourage any of our customers who find themselves not completely satisfied to let us know and we will be happy to address concerns immediately.... More 

Lilongwe, Malawi
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Bathroom, yea not so much, but the service is good and the "Greens" are cold! I've not eaten here, but have been told that the food is good enough.

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Additional Information about Serendipity Lifestyle Cafe

Address: Old Town Mall, off Paul Kagame Rd., Lilongwe, Malawi
Phone Number: 994448444
Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: International

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