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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is THE place to stay in Cape Maclear. We stayed in a 4-person chalet, which was very comfortable. The food was great, and the ambiance is fantastically laid-back. It reminded me of Ghana or the Caribbean in some ways. There is no wifi, but even better, the whole town is a hot spot, and the Gecko staff and show...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Had a few meals at Gecko during our visit to Cape MacLear. Besides the really good thin based pizzas they also offer a variety of daily specials which were just as good. Friendly service (except on New Years day - probably tired from the party) and reasonable food waiting times, definitely one of our favorite spots to eat.

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Pune, India
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went their only for dinner, ordered veg and non veg pizza, fish and chips, chicken, all were good, pizza was really more than we expected, DJ was playing good numbers, ambiance is okay okay, overhaul quite good

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Stephen W, Owner at Gecko Lounge, responded to this review

It is good to hear that our kitchen continues to please. our pizzas have always been a draw and new varieties increase their appeal. Thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

A good beach bar, the sort you find in Greece or Spain doing all day breakfasts, pizza, beef burgers and fish and chips. We had breakfast there on three occasions, it is the only place we found in five weeks in Malawi that could cook bacon properly (not overlook or burn it), they'd also make a really good pot of...

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Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

After extensive travelling though Africa this is where my friends and I finished our journey. We came to rest and reflect and did exactly that. Situated right next to Lake Malawi your guaranteed beautiful views and great swims. Authentic Malawi is also experienced with locals on either sides going about daily life and routines. Their chef is amazing - He...

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Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

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Bruchsal, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2016

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

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“Ask for any local food to have a good experience.”
Felipecampbell, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have not stayed overnight so I can't comment on that”
Korbindall, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room/dorm further away from the bar as it'll be quieter”
absw2015, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The two chalets are the same with basic self catering. These are the best options.”
323lynettep, 4 May 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are NOISY . They say tell us to turn the music down" but they dont”
sarahsE8564IG, 18 Aug 2012 | Read review
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