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Lark Cafe

The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 997 95 84 45
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“salads” (20 reviews)
“soy chicken” (5 reviews)
09:00 - 14:00All hours
Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to find somewhere quiet, green (not dusty!) and pleasant outside eating in Malawi, where kids can run freely.. We arrived early afternoon, with the drawback a number of menu items and drink items were not available/sold out. Hence our rating was affected! Maybe another...More

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting lovely food especially the salads which are very creative and the cakes are moist and delicious

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Lovely place with lovely people; the food is great, and the coffee very good. Due to some very inconvenient food allergies it is usually not so fun to go out for lunch, but they were very nice and thoughtful and managed to offer me a...More

Thank Rosa H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very nice salade variations which come in big portions. Delicious homemade lemonades. Stylish set-up. Friendly staff.

Thank Sybille70
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here at the new location. Nutella milkshake was a delicious treat, and for lunch I had salmon croissant. This was overall good, but a bit overwhelming with toppings. Service was excellent.

Thank Idil A
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Salads and drinks are excellent and on the upper range but the service treats you nicely and with respect. The customers are rich and generally expats. If you like hipster places, it is certainly a place where you want to visit. However, it is not...More

Thank 956Dimitrij
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

A variety of beverages and cakes in a beautiful setting with lovely scenery. This cafe offers a tranquil experience within a serene suburb. It is also ideal for toddlers as the grounds have a children's playground

Thank Omega M
Trysh H, Owner at Lark Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and for making it such a lovely one! We are so happy you enjoy spending time at Lark, thank you again for your appreciation.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Lovely setting and atmosphere, the food was very good and the service timely. Usually have salads but decided to have a beef burger on this occasion and best burger I've had thus far.

Thank katherine k
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lovely atmosphere and wonderful lunches. Nice people and the food is just very good. Bit expensive .

Thank Sophie V
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Fantastic healthy, local, organic food. They have a selection of teas and coffees, hot and cold. The food was delicious, one of the best meals I've had in Lilongwe.

Thank salsez
Trysh H, Owner at Lark Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and for making it such a lovely, positive one! It is reviews like yours that make what we do so worthwhile - thank you again.

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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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
09:00 - 14:00
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
  • E-mail
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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