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“Excellent host,great food”
Review of Don Brioni's Bistro - CLOSED

Don Brioni's Bistro
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 9, 2014

The host is a real character with much knowledge of the Lilongwe scene,the food is very good and the staff very friendly.Take the chance to order yourself a table reservation and add to the scenery.

Thank davidteeHampshire
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Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

We went here for drinks after dinner one night. The decor is very cool and the staff are nice and friendly. There was no one else there when we were there so the atmosphere wasn't amazing. We only had one drink here as it was the most expensive beer we had had in Malawi (after being there, even at resorts by the lake, for 4 weeks). It's in a good location and the menu looked very good and creative- if you can afford it! Worth a look!

Thank kyle P
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

I have been visiting Lilongwe for several years and this has always been a reliable watering hole with great steaks and good company. You can meet politicians, judges, NGO's, consultants and regular travellers at the bar. Brian the owner is very friendly and his wife Hope is very accommodating. Great place if you are on your own and want to meet people to share your experience in Malawi.

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Thank lotfrance
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visiting Don Brioni 10 yrs ago for the first time I was curious what had become of him and his restaurant. No disappointment at all! Good food as before, friendly & quick service. Choose the day menus, they´re the best!

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Thank Hetty44
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

We had a spaghetti bolognese and a greek salad.
The sauce of the spaghetti was cold, the greek salad was literally soaked in vinegar !
When we asked the waiter for an explanation, apparently both chefs added vinegar to the salad...
Although this is inacceptable in a restaurant, we didn`t get any discount or free drink or ... We weren`t happy at all and regretted the decision to go there.
The owner`s wife even told the waiter `if you give them something free I`ll take it off your salary` which I thought was rude and disrespectful towards both us and the waiter !

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Thank 387Cavall
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