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Bombay Palace

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Hannover Ave, Blantyre, Malawi
+265 888 20 02 00
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Blantyre, Malawi
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is good and attentive. Portion size is good. Not as authentic as others claim, but not bad either. Main problem is amount of food coloring used. Fingers still dyed red after a couple of days, cant seem to wash it off. When I visited, there was no water available due to non supply from water board. Thats OK, but... More 

Thank liketravelling2016
Gaborone, Botswana
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, authentic Indian food at affordable prices in a relaxing ambiance. Quite a busy place for dinners.

Thank Eugene N
Washington, DC
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Excellent Food! Great Service! Very Authentic! Highly Recommend!! Our service ask our heat preference, and the food came out as requested -- a bit hot, but not overwhelming. And very tasty. Would definitely go back!

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Thank Walker57
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A great place for a vegetarian food dinner place. After a hard day's work relax with a beer and tasty indian food.

1 Thank Janak S
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's 3 years since I last visited, and what a pleasure. The place is always busy with a nice vibe. The food is consistently excellent. It was a busy "Mother's Day" in Malawi, and probably explained why the service level slipped.

Thank CKN-Harrogate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Really Very tasty food. I have tried mutton beryani and checken 65. I liked it soo muchhhhhhh Try it.

Thank Ammar A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Hands down 4.5 rating. Great service. All items on the menu cooked just fine. The menu even mentions popular items. Bit on the oily side. But oil is a friend of Indian dishes. So no worries about the oil. The manager makes sure service and quality are impeccable. The chutneys especially fresh made mint sauce has varied taste in different... More 

Thank MSAhmed
Cape Town
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I visited the restaurant on a Thursday evening. The place was fairly full. The indian food is outstanding. Service is also great.

Thank henmo67
Galle, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were a large group of people (25). We were accommodated happily with little fuss. No one was concerned re the noise we made.The food was plentiful, quick & tasty. Great service. We ended up going there 3 times in our 5 night stay in Blantyre.

Thank kblair2016
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food was good but not great. Service was slow and limited. Dont expect much. Good for a quick meal but nothing fancy

1 Thank Ajay G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Halal
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings
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?