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Chez Maky

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Kabula Hill Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
+265 1 833 764
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was buffet style and super average. From the reviews it sounds better if you can order ala carte. Ordered a beer at the bar and they claimed not to have change which seemed a bit shady. Nice view. Bring your bug repellent.

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Thank Laura G
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was another work related dining experience. It has an enjoyable atmosphere and nice view. The food was buffet meat, potatoes and rice. Nothing spectacular but tasty. I am not sure if they have Al Cart menu but if they do it will be worth trying.

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Thank Kidest
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

become a regular here as decent cheap food great views , garden ,pool but mostly friendly helpfulstaff partic WATSON!!

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Thank nigelharper6
Blantyre, Malawi
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Chez Maky is a lovely spot to catch up with friends after a day in the office. The ambiance is warm and cozy. The food is very tasteful and the menu has a great variety of dishes. The host is very welcoming and makes sure your visit to this spot is pleasant.

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Thank Loma B
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went here with a large group in July 2016 and received a very warm welcome. We attended on the day of the Wimbledon tennis final and the Euro 2016 final and were able to watch both on the large projector screen. We were brought drinks quickly and had a nice soup starter before the buffet was served, understandably, in... More 

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Thank fraseyboyd
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

this is a well priced restaurant and lodge popular with the visitors to Malawi the view is wonderful the service a little on the slow side but friendly. good place to go for a little romantic sun set dinner

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Thank Dark Z
Cotabato City, Philippines
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

it is good to visit this place, chill out with friends. The place is relaxing and the view is nice. The food is good and they serve huge amount. They have a small swimming pool and its somehow a romantic place.

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Thank honmaymor
glasgow
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I sited Chez Maky in a large group. We booked ahead & rather than ordering from the menu a buffet was provided. This restaurant had beautiful views over Blantyre. Would recommend.

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Dunblane, Scotland
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Chez Maky as part of a visit to Malawi. We had arranged to meet up with the Boys Brigade group from Blantyre and used the restaurant as our base for the evening. The food was excellent as was the service. We had a lovely starter if chicken soup and then helped ourselves to a wide variety of... More 

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Thank dunblane_andersons
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Maky is an extremely welcoming host and the views are stunning. We love to watch the sun set from the terrace. Lovely pool too. I like the Mongolian Chicken. Service is friendly and leisurely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kabula Hill Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Southern Region  >  Blantyre
  • Phone Number: +265 1 833 764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?