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Kaya Papaya

Opposite the Football Pitch, Nkhata Bay, Malawi
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Ranked #2 of 2 restaurants in Nkhata Bay
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 5, 2012
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Norwich
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Funky little restaurant with good thai food. The service was not the quickest but it gave me longer to watch the world go by...

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Good terrace overlooking the street. Comfortable and serves great coffee. Some really nice menu choices which made a change from the local lodge offerings.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

lovely vibe , great staff , food could be improved . give it try especially the sweet potato crisps

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Lisboa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

The food is not amazing but is ok, the owner is very nice and a very interesting person, it was great to talk with him about the country and get to know more about the local culture. The service is REALLY slow, if you wanna eat there, order the day before or a few hours in advance (it's on the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

i visited this place almost daily during my Nkhata Bay stay. one word. yum.

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Juba, South Sudan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

The food was okay the views of the prison not so good or a dusty football pitch.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

As we entered the restaurant the barman spotted my David Bowie T-Shirt and immediately put D.B. on the in house stereo system. We ordered some Bloody Mary's and they were just great! After that we had a selection of dishes from the menu, a Thai Curry, a vegetarian dish, a pizza and some spicy potato wedges. Everything was fresh and... More

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London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

Loved this place...owners are wicked and the food was amazing if you like thai, curry, pizza...and a good few drinks!

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

I just got back from Malawi. Whilst I was there I went to Kaya Papaya for dinner. Its a great restaurant which I would highly recommend. Many of the foods on the menu have been bought from all over the country (you cant find most of the ingredients up north). The prices are really reasonable the there is a great... More

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