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Don Brioni's Bistro - CLOSED

Mandala Rd | Old Town Area 4, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 1 756 998
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
9 May 2015
“Good food & nice vibe”
6 May 2015
“Great service, nice food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mandala Rd | Old Town Area 4, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

Decent food at a reasonable price. Time to update the name on maps though...It took a while to find but it was worth it.

Thank DarellevGr
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Service was great here and the restaurant has been nicely furnished. My mac and cheese was slightly undercooked but overall a great place to eat out. I recommend.

Thank jastoa
Reviewed 13 April 2015

RIP Don Brioni's, long live AD LIB! The new owner is an old friend of The Don and I'm glad to say that the place is in good hands. The new menu offers gourmet burgers, excellent steaks (try the onion rings and sweet potato chips,...More

1  Thank LauraOzz
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The food is decent. The names of the dishes can be deceiving (the cashew chicken had about 3 cashews in it.) The customer service is better than a most in Lilongwe. Every time I've been there, the owner has stopped by every table to check...More

Thank ChrisVDS
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Grills burgers and deli sandwiches with Leonard Cohen growling back there in the dark somewhere. My seared hake on tomato flavoured rice was more entertaining than I expected, with mango and pepper. Alas neither the new proprietor nor the old (still providing a warm welcome)...More

1  Thank richardfnjohnson
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Been here 3 times now and its great. Little place with great food and very interactive atmosphere. The owner is always around and occasionally stops by for a laugh. Will go there again!

1  Thank Asher W
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We where in lilongwee Last october. We have been 2 Times at The Restaurant because of the excellent Service and Great Meals. Special thanks to Oscar, the barman, wo Shared Malawi Culture with us. We learned a lot about the Country just by Partizipating at...More

Thank RubenViehrig
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Suggested by local friends, we couldn't initially find it, but tried again later-it was worth it! (No real obvious signs-Near post office on Mandala Rd. Look for the Kiboko Hotel, you will see a porch underneath.) Expat run and most of the customers are expats....More

Thank traveltheworld1776
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I was in Lilongwe recently and the Bradt guide spoke highly of this place so I came along for dinner on a Tuesday evening. It was quite quiet so I sat at the bar first of all for a drink and was shown the specials...More

Thank Tunners556
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I really enjoy going to DBB. It is a place you can go in a group as well as by your self. Don is always really courteous and nice. The food is delicious. And the signboards so much fun to read.

Thank Kriti85
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  • Address: Mandala Rd | Old Town Area 4, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Central Region  >  Lilongwe
  • Phone Number: +265 1 756 998
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