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Koko Bean Cafe & Gourmet Sandwich Shop

Lilongwe Wildlife Centre | opposite nkhalango house, around the corner from National Library, Lilongwe LILONGWE, Malawi
+265 994 26 33 63
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (10 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“unique place” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre | opposite nkhalango house, around the corner from National Library, Lilongwe LILONGWE, Malawi
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I had the avocado salad. It was fresh but bland. Tasted much better after I added their hot sauce and salt. Their hot sauce is very hot by the way but tasty. Atmosphere was outside in wooded area but we encountered few mosquitoes. My wife...More

Thank Summit - Julie S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Very tranquil setting to enjoy a drink and yummy smoothy. Plus free wifi! Food menu looked interesting too.

Thank Tricia K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went to Koko Bean for lunch and had a cocktail and a salad. Both were delicious and the salad was huge. I can recommend this cafe for a pleasant lunch or brunch.

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this is more like a coffee shop come cafe located opposite the wild life sanctuary. perfect place to relax in meetings etc .

Thank imi2013
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great burgers and great value with friendly staff and a lovely setting amongst the trees...worth a visit. Take note of the opening and closing times

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I liked getting the seasonal fruit shakes. The ambience is also nice for studying. The wifi isn't super strong, but it's a good place to hang out. The food is alright but not the best value.

Thank auswes11
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Koko bean is a Malawi original. The mix of Malawian food meets western cuisine makes it the perfect place for a good meal, not to mention the beautiful wild outdoor atmosphere.

Thank Fortunata M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

They have a nice selection of sandwiches, juices, and coffee. It's a good lunch spot that's typically not crowded. I sat here for a few hours and watched a pack of monkeys playing in the trees and on the structures nearby!

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Located at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, popular place to chill after the walking tour. Have had a burger here as well as lemonade...nothing worth ordering again. Of course, friends have had very different experiences (i.e., much better reviews). This is the nature of dining in Lilongwe...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 15 September 2016

After trekking through the animal sanctuary, it was time for a respite. The food was delicious though the staff were not overly friendly. The price for four for lunch was about $30 US which is pricey for one pizza and two burgers in Lilongwe.

Thank SusanSIYP
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Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lilongwe Wildlife Centre | opposite nkhalango house, around the corner from National Library, Lilongwe LILONGWE, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
  • Phone Number: +265 994 26 33 63
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Description
Koko Bean Cafe & Gourmet Sandwich Shop has moved to city centre, opposite Nkhalango House - around the corner from National Library. Bar, indoor and outdoor dining as well as a conference centre is now available! A quiet place where people can choose to work or read or relax; and occasionally it becomes a place where parties, private functions and corporate events happen. Koko Bean Cafe is the perfect urban mini-getaway for healthy, happy meals; an efficiently served lunch in a relaxing environment or for a coffee date with friends.
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