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Lark Cafe

The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 997 95 84 45
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautifully decorated, excellent for small kids that can play in the playground. Food is almost salads or light food, nothing surprised. Juices expensive and not so good. Lemonade not good anymore. Cappucino also need improvement. But globally it's a very nice place to go...

Thank Ana Isabel A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For the health conscious, you want to eat healthy-this is your place. They have a variety of mouth watering platters. You will be lost for choice!! Pay them s visit and you'll agree with me.

Thank Makangano
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited Lark several times over the month of April while visiting Malawi. The quality of the food was an amazingly pleasant surprise. One of the only few places in Malawi that has a wide and top quality selection of Cheeses. I'm not a tea...More

Thank evan c
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped over for breakfast in Lilongwe and had searched for Lark cafe previously on trip advisor. Although the food was on the pricey side, it did not disappoint. Had a waffle with cream which was delish! and loved the garden side of the restaurant. Would...More

Thank Mwansa J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a good selection of locally sourced and produced goods with a couple of stores within the same complex

Thank Shuwen K
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I just love Lark! Definitely the best place to eat in Lilongwe. Their food is clean, delicious and they have accommodations for different food restrictions. The atmosphere is really nice too! We love the burger, the Jezebel milkshake, a double cappuccino and any of their...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch at the Lark. An outdoor patio, well-shaded, and lots of chirping larks made for a very pleasant setting. The food was terrific! I highly recommend the spicy burrito, although it wasn’t really spicy for me. Their salads are over the top...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The food was suburb with very generous portions. I chose one of the salads which was very fresh and tasty. Lovely setting.

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited twice while in Lilongwe and both times the food was excellent. Everything else I saw people ordering and eating looked good as well. This place is a little pricey but offers a great selection of freshly prepared meals in a beautiful setting. The staff...More

Thank DoGoodBeGood
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Lark is in a lovely location, with its peaceful gardens contrasting the chaos of the city. The food comes in large portions and often contains ingredients you would otherwise struggle to find in Lilongwe - my soul bowl contained quinoa, sun-dried tomatoes, hummus and many...More

Thank Matt_Smith_1987
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
  • Phone Number: +265 997 95 84 45
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Situated at The Gable End complex, Lark offers a range of salads, wraps, sandwiches and burgers, (and a weekly specials board) all with a healthy twist! Childrens menu available, as are milkshakes, home made iced teas, fresh juices, coolers and delicious coffees - including "Red" coffees. The only supplier in Lilongwe of Satemwa Tea Estate's fusion teas! Childrens playground on site too!
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