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Lark Cafe

The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 997 95 84 45
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (37 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Gable End. 90/2/43, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love Lark! Definitely the best place to eat in Lilongwe. Their food is clean, delicious and they have accommodations for different food restrictions. The atmosphere is really nice too! We love the burger, the Jezebel milkshake, a double cappuccino and any of their...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch at the Lark. An outdoor patio, well-shaded, and lots of chirping larks made for a very pleasant setting. The food was terrific! I highly recommend the spicy burrito, although it wasn’t really spicy for me. Their salads are over the top...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was suburb with very generous portions. I chose one of the salads which was very fresh and tasty. Lovely setting.

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited twice while in Lilongwe and both times the food was excellent. Everything else I saw people ordering and eating looked good as well. This place is a little pricey but offers a great selection of freshly prepared meals in a beautiful setting. The staff...More

Thank DoGoodBeGood
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Lark is in a lovely location, with its peaceful gardens contrasting the chaos of the city. The food comes in large portions and often contains ingredients you would otherwise struggle to find in Lilongwe - my soul bowl contained quinoa, sun-dried tomatoes, hummus and many...More

Thank Matt_Smith_1987
Reviewed 6 March 2018

i'm quite sure i've been to Lark every other week since they opened.it always feels like a little getaway in the heart of the city. a quick stop for lunch almost always turns into a 3 hour catch up session with friends.So yes,they do serve...More

Thank lomadzi k
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had lunch here for 2-days when in Lilongwe for meetings. Great staff and good food. Menu has good salads, wraps, burgers, etc. and there is good coffee here too.

Thank anelson69
Reviewed 25 February 2018

They've got a great thing going and a loyal clientele. It's obvious why - a lovely (serene) setting, commitment to offering good food and drinks. The service is fine; lack of free wifi isn't...

Thank 627pw2015
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Very nicely crafted space with a pleasant atmosphere. But food is a hit or miss and takes time. 4 visits have proportioned me four distinct experiences from excellent to bad and unfortunately it´s been a downhill race for me - culminating today with the experience...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

One of good few cafe in Lilongwe. I can offer hand made burger and fresh juice. You must try it.....

Thank 781irfand
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
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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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