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“Lovely morning out!”

La Caverna & Cafe Mandala
Ranked #3 of 51 Restaurants in Blantyre
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: In the historic Mandala House together with the historic society and the La Caverna Art gallery and store
Reviewed April 2, 2014

Lovely shop, friendly staff, interesting archives, beautiful building, wonderful cafe with great cake, very interesting history and a very pleasant way to spend the money. Would recommend it to visitors!

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Thank BrigidKB
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

Against the setting of beautifully preserved colonial ambience (don't miss the art gallery and Historical Society exhibits inside Mandala House), shady table settings provide the perfect place to enjoy excellent coffee, tea and cakes - the best for miles!

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Thank David S
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

Great food and the best coffee in Malawi. Owners are wonderful and attentive. A nice oasis to get away from the chaos but still in the middle of town.

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Thank Aysha M
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

The location is great and I recommend a visit the gallery (I bought a couple of nice things there). I stayed to have lunch and enjoy the grounds. It seems to be a spot frequented by North American and British tourists and expat so it was pretty busy.

The sandwich I ordered was a strange interpretation of a panino. It had tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, which is a good start but then also had cheddar cheese and the bread was a pretty hard hamburger bun. Possibly I should have had a cake and coffee.

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Very nice place to eat lunch in Blantyre - caters to western tastes, so most people eating here are expats or aid workers of one kind or another. Sandwiches, salads (if you dare in Malawi), and desserts of various kinds, licensed. Outside eating on the verandah is very pleasant.

Thank gwilliams
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