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Bombay Palace

City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 888 20 22 02
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“curries” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can thoroughly recommend this Indian restaurant. Good, authentic Indian food. Wide choice on the menu. Service very quick and efficient. Drinks reasonably priced. Good atmosphere and they will pack up your left overs, from the very generous portions, for another day.

Thank joannabJ6780QH
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Guaranteed to always have a great curry & garlic naan! Simple restaurant with excellent quality food. Most nights are busy so make a booking especially for large groups.

Thank Brett D
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals we had in Lilongwe and right there in old town. As local food is mostly no good for evenings (made in the morning and left in a casserole all day often means travellers diahrea),this is a great option. Save the...More

Thank Hanne H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

One of the very best restaurants in Lilongwe. i always eat here when in town. Excellent Indian food - however NO credit cards accepted. very responsive staff

Thank Savybusinessguy
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great place for a large group. Dishes are great for sharing. Waitstaff was helpful in choosing dishes. There is something for everyone- whether you love or just tolerate Indian food. Curry was fantastic.

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I had to get a good Indian meal in Malawi so when in Lilongwe I went to the highly-rated Bombay Palace. When I arrived the city had just started a black-out, but the manager reassured me that they had an electric generator, which went on...More

Thank Riverdale
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I tried Bombay Palace the other night and had their paneer butter masala. It was absolutely delicious. Their garlic naan was light and very tasty too. I’m looking forward to eating there again and would recommend it to anyone who likes Indian food.

Thank OliverButchart
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Really great Indian food with huge portions. Try the chilli paneer for a great treat. Service can be a little slow so order as soon as you sit!

Thank chloemcck
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Mombay at least about 10 times and have never left not feeling satisfied. The owner or manager always welcomes us with open arms and makes sure service standards are high. Really good food, rich and creamy.

Thank Travelfirst1
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazing Indian!!! Highly recommended coconut curry. Service excellent. We will be back. Restaurant was busy service was fast

Thank TaniaH_12
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January 4, 2018|
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i believe they do but im not 100% sure
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No they do not.
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Yes v r open on Mondays but v keep close only on second Monday of the month for general cleaning..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:45 PM
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
  • Phone Number: +265 888 20 22 02
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