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Bombay Palace

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Hannover Ave, Blantyre, Malawi
+265 888 20 02 00
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, apart from being quite noisy and thus, difficult to communicate then everything else regarding food and service was fine

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Thank Malifrangis
Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had meal in both Bombay place restaurant Blantyre and also Lilongwe if I compare I will give 10/10 to both restaurant .. thanks

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Thank Manish S
Blantyre, Malawi
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the minute you walk into Bombay Palace you are engulfed, by wonderful aromas, lovely decor and always a very friendly welcome from the manager. There is a wide choice of dishes to chose from and the waiters are always attentive and you don't have to wait too long for the food. What I also love about Bombay Palace is... More 

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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with my friends on a a visit to Malawi. After having a bad food experience in Lilongwe this place redeemed Malawi for me

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Thank Teffo
Copenhagen, Denmark
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151 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent Traditional Indian food as served so many places in Malawi but with an innovative papadum "basket" as starter - both the massala version and the tomato version are recommended.

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Thank Coldings
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Food is generally good, service is generally very mediocre. On-the-cheap-Indian establishment which shines through in a) so-so furniture b) assorted cutlery that is jut plain nasty c) so-so collection of drinks (e.g. no imported Indian beer as you would expect)

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Thank trav2much2016
Blantyre, Malawi
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This restaurant serves delicious food. Service sometimes take a bit too long. The décor needs a revamp. Nevertheless, the good food makes these points less important.

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Thank Ana Maria F
Amman, Jordan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The restaurant is busy for dinner most of the times. If you are lucky, you can get table without waiting. Food is nice and have bar.

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Thank Mohd A
Blantyre, Malawi
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great dining atmosphere, sip a pint by the bar while your meal is pending, great great Indian cuisines.

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Thank Khumbo C
Oslo
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

including during my trips to India. The Mix veg and butter chicken are my favourites. Make sure you order the rumali basket masala to share for a starter, it's delicius. Service depends om which waitor you happen to get, some are super, others are incredibly unattentive. But in the end that doesn't matter much, because the kitchen is efficient and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hannover Ave, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Southern Region  >  Blantyre
  • Phone Number: +265 888 20 02 00

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