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Sharpe Road,Namiwawa, Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
+265 888 28 28 28
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sharpe Road,Namiwawa, Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Italian restaurant in Blantyre, Hostaria has a tradition and reputation like no other. Whether you come here for lunch or dinner, you will always have the comfort of a traditional Italian home cooked meal which you can enjoy with family, friends, work colleagues...More

1  Thank Luc V
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved hostaria. Customer service was best I've experienced in Malawi, from front of house to waiters to bar staff. The atmosphere is lovely, real quaint old building, and most importantly the food is delicious! My 3yr old had spag bol (which they brought...More

Thank ALaura S
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A nice restaurant set in a beautiful old mansion. The pizzas are nice albeit a little on the cheesy side. Pastas a bit cheesy. Actually- quite cheesy... great place if you love cheese! But I’d come here anyway for the ambiance and attentive maître de.

Thank Sant-Rayn P
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is one of the best Italian restaurants I've been to, their food is always fresh and always up to standard. The waiters are friendly and the owner is lovely. Their lasagna is out of this world and their pizza's are crispy and flavorful....More

Thank Jade D
Avisha M, Owner at L'Hostaria, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful response! We look forward to having you back soon

Reviewed 23 December 2017

L'Hostaria is BACK to being the BEST restaurant in Blantyre. The quality of food and service has improved tremendously. Every time i have gone this year, where it be alone with my wife or big groups of 10-15 people or for lunch or dinner -...More

Thank Zino M
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great for couples or larger groups. Pizza is quality. Their Greek salad is also excellent, although big enough to share. New favourite eaterie for the evening.

Thank bikesrule
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Variety of pizzas and pastas of good quality and a nice bar with a variety of drinks. Large parking.

Thank worldtraveller046
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent Italian restaurant. Lasagne was one of the best I have ever tasted! Nice terrace. Staff very professional and friendly. Obviously popular with locals - always a good sign

Thank ScatterlingsAbroad
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Good pizzas, well cooked and tasty, but so terribly slow service. We waited for 1 hour 25 minutes between ordering and being served. Unbelievable. And it wasn’t so busy that every table was filled. The oven appears to be too small to cope which astounds.

Thank gam8le
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food at this place is always above average, the pizzi are very tasty comparing them to other malawian restaurants. the only problem are the untrained waiters (which is a problem all over malawi- please, train your staff). during my last visit, I ordered a...More

Thank Manuel P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharpe Road,Namiwawa, Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Southern Region  >  Blantyre
  • Phone Number: +265 888 28 28 28
Infront of Twiga Lounge Club
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