Shopping in Lilongwe

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    Four Seasons Centre

    An oasis of fine dining and upmarket shopping, featuring clothing and design boutiques, a bar, a restaurant and a cafe, Four Seasons is a restful one-stop shop. There's also a play park with a bouncy castle to keep nippers amused.

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    Craft Market

    At these stalls outside the Old Town post office, vendors sell everything from trinket woodcarvings, basketware and jewellery to traditional Malawian chairs.

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    Selling a range of recycled mahogany and glass artworks, stylish natural-coloured linen chemises, bespoke jewellery, hand-woven throws, bags, pashminas and collectables, Ishq is pure style.

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    Lilongwe City Mall

    The best mall around for shops, supermarkets, fast-food joints, banks and other services, with a central location in Old Town. It also has branches of the mobile networks Airtel and TNM.

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    Old Town Mall

    This small mall off Paul Kagame Rd has a couple of bookshops and craft stores as well as Mamma Mia restaurant. Chic and quiet.

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    Central Africana

    Has a small selection of English-language novels, pictorial travel books and some very nice prints of Malawi for keepsakes.

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    Baobab Books

    Excellent secondhand bookshop with a wide range of novels, guidebooks, children's books and more. It also has a small cafe.

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    African Habitat

    Excellent for sculpture, woodcarvings, sarongs, cards and jewellery, as well as T-shirts and bags.

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    La Galleria

    Pleasant boutique selling vivid African paintings, masks, bags and jewellery by local artists.

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    Crossroads Complex

    Services at this arcade include banks, currency exchange, shops and Crossroads Hotel.

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    City Centre Shopping Centre

    A collec­tion of buildings off Independence Dr containing shops, travel agents, restaurants, a bank and more.

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    Lee Digital Photo Studio

    Prints photos, takes passport-sized pics, and sells phones, batteries and cameras.