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No Street Names, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Basic food, value for money

My friend had the fish and chip, and I had fish and rice. The salad that came with the meal was very good. It isn't anything fancy, but there was plenty of food. The food took about 40 minutes, so we order ahead of time and then walked around for 40 minutes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
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WashingtonDC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My friend had the fish and chip, and I had fish and rice. The salad that came with the meal was very good. It isn't anything fancy, but there was plenty of food. The food took about 40 minutes, so we order ahead of time and then walked around for 40 minutes.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

whether you choose a spaghetti or a chicken curry, the food is always good, thanks to Frank. You get your drinks from the bar and just join the others sharing a large picknick table

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Molde, Norway
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15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I ate at this restaurant, being warned the long wait, so what I did was go over at 4 o'clock to book a chipate with chicken at 6 o'clock. When I arrived at 5:45 I got my food, and it was really good and cheap. It was so good I actually went back later on. So my advice is to... More 

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dublin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Yes you might wait a while, but anyone who has travelled in Malawi will realise this is part of it's charm. Bring a pack of cards and relax over a green. Food is all cooked from scratch and we learnt it helps if everyone orders similar food. However it's well worth the wait and the best value in Cape Maclear.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I was told by a friend that Thomas's had "great chapati, cheap food." She did not lie. However, she did omit quite a bit, namely the absolutely TERRIBLE service. We came to the restaurant at around 6:15pm and it was pretty empty. We chose a table, and then we waited. After a while, a man came out (Thomas?) and came... More 

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  • Address: No Street Names, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Lake Malawi National Park  >  Cape Maclear

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  • Cuisine: African

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