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La Caverna Art Gallery

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Worth a visit

Spent an afternoon here exploring the art work on offer. The quality is great and they have a... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
LaMariposaBella
Good food

Here you can eat a good meal. The soup is very good. The pasta is very good too. And the price is... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mandala Road, Blantyre, Malawi
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

Spent an afternoon here exploring the art work on offer. The quality is great and they have a restaurant on the premises too.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LaMariposaBella
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Here you can eat a good meal. The soup is very good. The pasta is very good too. And the price is ok.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ant0ni0vn
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

What I love about La Caverna is its social enterprise approach to business. La Caverna not only features work from LOCAL Malawian artisans, but they buy the art at fair value from the artists. Profits are then reinvested into the gallery and supporting local causes....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jordaninmalawi
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A good place to look as a museum but overpriced art work. Go to the market instead and buy great art and carving and fabrics for a fraction of the price. Since none of these artists are world renowned, it really does not matter whose...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Purobi
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Hereabouts I agree with a former commentator, that varied and interesting places are few and far in between. The La Caverna Art Gallery has a large collection of local Malawian art and memorablia from times past. It's nearest rival in the literal and metaphorical sense...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Good art. Great atmosphere. Malawi is definitely the best place this gallery to be. Lovely surrounding areas and loss to do in the immediate area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank saucingit
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Visiting this place goes beyond looking at artefacts and buying souvenirs. It is also about entering a very old house, quite typical of what was built decades ago in Blantyre. So I enjoyed all parts of my visit, including walking back to my hotel. Don't...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Situated in the oldest house in Blantyre, this is a lovely shop with a great selection of wooden carvings, original paintings, locally produced beauty products, etc. I particularly loved the old maps of Malawi. There is ample parking and the garden area is magnificent.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Nice collection of paintings and wood carvings. Quality is very good. Most items are for sale. Prices are steep, but the quality is much better than most craft and art shops.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed October 30, 2017

I was in Blantyre for a business conference. The last day of our trip me and two other ladies decided to take a taxi from our hotel (Sunbird Mount Soche) to visit the church and the art gallery. It only took about 10 minutes to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from AdventurePhiles | Reviewed this property |
I have to be cryptic here. Use gmail and this: lacavernamalawi
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Yes they do. Carrot cake excellent. Always fresh and home made. Biscuits also great.
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