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This homey place offers a choice of wonderfully earthy meals, including homemade bread, homemade lemonade, filter coffee, baked potatoes, soups and sandwiches. It’s ideal for vegetarians and anyone sick of greasy...

Cafe in Maun

Wax Apple Cafe

Handy for the airport (a 100m walk away) and with a lovely casual atmosphere, Wax Apple is a wonderful addition to Maun's eating scene. Apart from great teas and coffees, it serves tasty baguettes and wraps, with...

French in Maun

French Connection

Close to the airport, but on a quiet backstreet, this fine place serves up fresh tastes that might include Turkish pide, Moroccan lamb or Creole fish cakes; the meze platter is especially good. Run by a...

Deli in Maun

Delta Deli

Ask anyone in Maun the best place to buy meat in town for your next barbecue or camping expedition and they're likely to send you here. Part of the Riley's Garage service station set-up, it has easily the most...

Arts & Crafts in Maun

African Arts & Images

Next to the Bushman Craft Shop on the road near the airport terminal, this upmarket shop has an impressive range of books about Botswana and high-quality photographic prints by owner June Liversedge.

International in Maun

Sports Bar & Restaurant

Bucking the trend by only opening for dinner, Sports Bar does the usual pasta and pizza suspects with occasional curries and some excellent Botswana-bred steaks, ribs and honey-marinated chicken. You’ll need a...

Supermarket in Maun


One of the cheaper supermarkets in Maun. It has slightly less choice than some of the others and we'd buy our meat elsewhere, but you'll save quite a bit if you stock up here on cans and packet food.

Arts & Crafts in Maun

Bushman Craft Shop

Although it caters more to travellers who need a last-minute souvenir before catching a flight out of town, this small shop near the airport has a decent range of books, textiles and woodcarvings.

Cafe in Maun

Motsana Arts Cafe

Housed in an arts complex northeast of town on the road to Shorobe, this casual cafe serves up steaks, salads, Thai curries and good breakfasts, with real coffee and free wi-fi thrown in.

Supermarket in Maun

Shop-Rite Supermarket

Shop-Rite is astoundingly well stocked with fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, and a bakery that sells fresh bread, sandwiches and takeaway salads.

International in Maun

Pizza Plus Coffee & Curry

We suspect that this place is usually full not because of the quality of its food (which is reasonable, rather than exciting) but rather for its position facing the airport gate – people waiting for their flights...

Cultural in Maun

Maun Festival

A two-day celebration with plenty of music, parades, poetry, theatre, craftwork, dance and food; visual arts also feature. The festival raises funds for local schools while commemorating northwestern Botswana’s...

Museum in Maun

Nhabe Museum

This neglected museum is in a historic building built by the British military in 1939 and used during WWII as a surveillance post keeping tabs on German Namibia. The museum offers a few displays about the history...