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Bombay Palace

Certificate of Excellence
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Hannover Ave, Blantyre, Malawi
0888 200 200
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Paris, France
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a three week trip in Africa and our driver brought us here for lunch. Really good food, which was a nice change. Service was good and the restaurant lacked charm but was quiet and clean. Would recommend a visit.

1 Thank Mark B
Nixa, Missouri
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here 3-4 times. Some dishes are very good and others are just fair. The atmosphere is nothing exceptional and Management did not seem overly welcoming. I got food poisoning very bad the first time I ate there. Management didn't even give a semblance of apology when I informed them of the problem. This week, I was in... More 

1 Thank Africa_Mission
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to this place, the décor was average but the food was absolutely delicious. The waiters took their sweet time with bring us our drinks but it was busy and the food was so good I'm not that fussed about having to wait for my drink.

1 Thank hi1052
Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks like an old house with somewhat worn furniture but get past that. Had dinner there with several colleagues. Waiters were fast and friendly and the food was awesome. We shared a number of dishes including a chicken mixed grill, a prawn curry, a mutton curry and butter chicken with naans and dall. The dall is the best dall I... More 

1 Thank chillier455
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347 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is not just "Good Indian for Malawi," it is great Indian for anywhere. I had 7 meals here in two weeks and enjoyed each one. I always went with a group and we ordered family style. There were no bad dishes. Honestly, I must have tried 5 or 6 different chicken dishes, three different naan breads, numerous veggie... More 

2 Thank Danield528
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant in Blantyre hands down. I have eaten a many Indian restaurants from Nigeria, South Africa and in Europe (UK specifically) and Bombay Palace beats them all hands down!

2 Thank Louis J
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My second visit to this restaurant. Very unassuming exterior with a sligtly dated interior, but dont let this decieve you as to what awaits you. The food is superb and authentic. The service friendly and quick. A must if travelling through this part of the world. Make sure you have the time to enjoy the food. Fully licensed.

Thank Trevor S
Lilongwe, Malawi
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Exceptional food and service. Lacks credit card facilites which would have resulted in 5 star rating. Well priced and good menu.

Thank admviljoen
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

An absolutely excellent place to stop for a meal. All the food is delicious, vegetarian options are ample, and everything I've tried has been a delight. The service is good and combined with such excellent food -- this restaurant is a fantastic stop.

1 Thank A J
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The food is always great and the waiting time is reasonable. I recommend the butter chicken- taste is authentic. A truly delicious dish. The freshly prepared paneer never disappoints. I love eating here!

Thank Phunziro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Balti
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hannover Ave, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Southern Region  >  Blantyre
  • Phone Number: 0888 200 200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?