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Orchid Cafe & Restaurant


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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Persian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Restaurant was quiet and provided great atmosphere for our dinner date. Good food and service. I recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nancybisika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious 😋😋😋 food cooked in Persian Style. Beautiful bar with an array of drinks. Friendly staff. Affordable prices. A MUST visit place. Good with families too

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GundaBoy
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Orchid has been my favorite restaurant in Lilongwe for more than a year, with a great combination of delightful food and warm atmosphere. It has a wide variety of delicious menu items - from rich Persian delicacies to fish tacos - Abdullah or the staff...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank httpt
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

One of my favorite places in Lilongwe for many years! Delicious Persian food in a lovely atmosphere. Sometimes we share everything so we can try a variety of dishes cause sometimes you just want that lovely taste of more than one dish on their menu:...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KateLilongwe
Reviewed March 30, 2019

I’ve been here twice and each time has been wonderful. It has a lovely outdoor seating area for dining under the stars. The Grand Mezze of many little small plates to share is filling and flavorful—highly recommend. The Fatteh with pomegranate sauce is a good...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sirray
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

ORCHID is first restaurant that i found in Lilongwe one year ago, and it stay in my top till now. I like friendly staff, tasty food, and beautiful garden there. But most of all i like cozy and home atmosphere in this restaurant. 100% recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lia B
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Orchid is one of my favourite places to eat in Lilongwe. The Fattoush and Meze are delicious! The team are accommodating and the garden is beautiful! Note the smell of jasmine. If you like cocktails you’re in luck, Abdoulla is an expert mixologists......try the expresso...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LivMaxwell
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Orchid is our favourite dinner location in Lilongwe. Delicious persian cuisine, wide range of fancy cocktails, lush garden space and veranda and life music during weekends. Do not miss the brownie for dessert...its heaven!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Maren D
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Aside from being a great restaurant with tasty meat and great rice and cocktails- I regularly go to Orchids to watch football (Premier and LaLiga). There's a great atmosphere with people supporting different teams and a great manager who has the the flaw of being...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andr_sm8610
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a great choice for our final meal at the end of a 9-day visit to Malawi. Excellent food in pleasant surroundings.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from chiku265 | Reviewed this property |
The prices vary a lot because the menu is quite expansive. You can get some good grilled kebab skewers for as little as £4/$5. You might be best served buying a few different items and share them. That way you get to taste... More
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