Lilongwe drinking and nightlife

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Living Room

With woodcarvings on its shaded veranda, this tucked-away chill-out den (find it off Mzimba St) offers coffee, cocktails, board games and dishes from steaks to chambo and chips. Check Facebook for details of events,…
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Chameleon Bar

This Scottish-owned watering hole faces Buchanan's Grill in a leafy compound, with tables outside and a glass bar and purple walls within. It's popular with Malawians and expats both, and Sundays are big here, with …
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Harry's Bar

This hard-to-find wooden shack, located off Mzimba St, dishes up a bubbling atmosphere, live jazz in the garden and revolving entertainment. A Lilongwe institution and a must for any self-respecting hedonist.
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Goodfellows Pub

With a braai (barbecue) smoking away outside and sport fixtures on the TV, this rough 'n' ready joint sees locals lining the bar shoulder to shoulder. It's friendly and accepting but can get raucous later on.