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Bombay Palace

City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 888 20 22 02
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kulfi” (6 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
City Mall, Old Town, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether takeaway or eating in, Bombay's curries are reminiscent of curry houses in the UK. Their paneer dishes, particularly paneer chatpata, are a personal favourite.

Thank Matt_Smith_1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far and away not only the best Indian restaurant in Lilongwe but also, without doubt, the best in Malawi. Forget the Blue Minger or the Country Lodge. Francis and his team of attentive waiters make you feel at home and nothing is...More

1  Thank Michael23558
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing lunch at Bombay palace by our office.It was a perfect place to choose form the rest...Food was made in a real professional way various choice good recomadation made by the staff what to choose to go ..lunch was not crowded service...More

Thank 284francisd
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The place is a family type restaurant where good straightforward simple well cooked Indian food is served for an honest price. Do not expect anything fancy. The house is simple and the food is great. The service is also straight and just, with no exaggeration....More

1  Thank MoahB
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This is really a great Indian restaurant: the food is good and the service was ok. The portions are really big and they taste fantastic

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I am so glad I found this place. I had the pleasure of dining at their Blantyre location about 2 months before and had been dreaming of their food since. I initially had some difficulty finding the place and agree with other reviews that it...More

1  Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

A very big menu offers wide variety of courses Food is delicious to Indian food lovers and service Restaurant is not very well located at the side of the mall near the pizzeria and a bit hard to find but definitely with the effort

Thank udiz59
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Bombay Palace offers what you'd expect from an Indian restaurant. But they are overpriced, especially considering the serving size. However, the primary job, food. It does justice to it. You will see better ambiance and environment in much cheaper places. The entrance looks like a...More

Thank Owais A
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I love everything about this restaurant except that the location isn't great. Would highly recommend the paneer dishes and they have excellent Naan. One of the best restaurants in Lilongwe!

1  Thank arthur123994
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Delicious meals should be topped off with the delicious brownie. Well worth the experience and really tasty too.

Thank DJ H
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4 January 2018|
Response from Anita G | Reviewed this property |
i believe they do but im not 100% sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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