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hostellerie de france restaurant

Chilomoni Ring Road | Namiwawa, Blantyre pb 246 bt, Malawi
+265 888 83 35 86
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
12 May 2017
“Nice food and location ”
16 Dec 2016
“Great place for the price!”
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Chilomoni Ring Road | Namiwawa, Blantyre pb 246 bt, Malawi
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the relaxed meal by the pool. Nice food. Good wine. Very attentive owner. Michel you are a star. Thank you

Thank John V
hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...Jean Michel

Reviewed 17 December 2016

I traveled as part of a couple a few years ago, and this hotel fills a gap in Blantyre lodging - it is modestly priced, but NOT a hostel. I needed a plug adapter and Jean Michel (owner) lent one to me for the entirety...More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

A local guy recently drowned in the pool. The dogs are aggressive. The owner wants to touch every pretty girl he meets at her private parts. Moreover, I electrocuted myself under the shower because it had no earthing. This is definitely not a place where...More

Thank promovis
hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 13 August 2015

Very nice location with an excellent outside area. The food is all freshly prepared and the "cock au vin" is just delicious. Jean Michel is a very unique French-man and extremely entertaining. We enjoyed the experience of our table being quickly moved inside after everything...More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 10 August 2015

The food was terrible and would not recommend this to anyone. I am glad I did not try the french fare here.

1  Thank sadson
Reviewed 6 July 2015

My friends and I dined at the Hostellerie de France, and we were also staying there overnight. This was one of the worst experiences we have had anywhere -- and that's saying something, considering we all live in the Mozambican bush! First off, during check-in...More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2015
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apre votre visite le 26/7/2013,vous avez bien manger et bien ammuser...(.voir la photo souvenir gratuite et la remise de votre...More

Reviewed 14 May 2015

I did not think I could get the original Chambo at this place after my first choices were not available. The grilled whole Chambo was indeed great: Well done and looking forward to visit again.More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2015
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 18 November 2014

Hostellerie de France has become an institution in Blantyre with the only salt filtered pool in Blantyre. The french cuisine is very good as well as the regular dishes you would expect to find in Blantyre. It has an outstanding garden setting where you can...More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2014
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest restaurant The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 7 July 2014

The best thing about this hotel is the owner, who is incredibly friendly and welcoming. The pool area is also nice with a good view. It's not too far from downtown and the rooms are simple but good.More

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hostellerie de ... j, Propriétaire at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2014
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our modest hotel. The pleasure of this review ..... Biou...More

Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We called the hotel ahead to ask for prices and availability. We got to know that it was 60 USD for a double room, which was a bit more than we were expecting, but we thought OK. When we arrived, the receptionist told us that...More

3  Thank Trygvetv
hostellerie de ... j, Gérant at hostellerie de france restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2014

you ave large choice of room in the reception, price is sim for all people,all country ave surtax government obligation.no exception for you....sorry. the executive a 60 us$ HT for 1 person is 80 us$ for 2 person HT surtax no include= 93.2 us$ and...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chilomoni Ring Road | Namiwawa, Blantyre pb 246 bt, Malawi
  • Location: Africa  >  Malawi  >  Southern Region  >  Blantyre
  • Phone Number: +265 888 83 35 86
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Description
Hostellerie de France is only situated 2 minutes drive from Blantyre City Centre just off Glyn Jones Chilomoni Ring Road. The House is set in tranquil spacious gardens with fantastic views and a large swimming pool salt water and Spa.
Food and Drink
Crab pie, seafood pie,vegetable pie,chef liver pate,brown,goose liver mousse,block of goose liver,block of duck liver,mixed salad soup of the day , caviar..... Stuffed mussels, garlic mussels, burgundy snails, squid a "l'Armoricaine", frog legs, shrimps a la Provencale,caviar..... Basque chicken, stuffed chicken a la Biou, chicken in red wine sauce ( coq au vin) , roasted chicken, rabbit in white wine and mustarde sauce, roasted pork, pot au feu,roasted lamb's leg , T. Bone steack, veal cutlet ( escaloppe milanaise) tripes a la "mode de Caen", veal Marengo, beef in reed wine sauce ( boeuf Bourguignon) , curry mouton, steak tartare..... Lobster soup, red sea bream, sole, grilled crayfisch, squid a 'l'Armoricaine", stuffed crab, stuffed mussels, garlic mussels, Big prawns "Armoricaine", lobster thermidor(order only) ..... 3 Menus with the choice A.B.C Wines : Bordeaux : Margaux, Sauternes ,Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Beau Rivage, Entre deux Mer, Medoc, Graves.... Burgundy : Saint Amour,Julianas, Moulin a Vent, Macon superieur, Beaujolais Villages, Chablis,Gevrey Chambertin, Morgon, Poiully Fuisse, Pommard, Nuit Saint Georges,Sancerre .... CA'te du RhA'ne : CA'te du RhA'ne, Chateauxneuf du Pape, Crozes Hermitage, Gigondas, Tavel... ALSACE, COTES DE PROVENCE, CORSICA, LANGUEDOC, ROUSSILLON, CHAMPAGNE, SUD AFRIQUE, Australie ,Portugal......
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