Top ChoiceMall in Lilongwe

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...

Market in Lilongwe

Craft Market

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

Arts & Crafts in Lilongwe


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.

Mall in Lilongwe

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.

Mall in Lilongwe

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.

Books in Lilongwe

Central Africana

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

Books in Lilongwe

Baobab Books

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

Arts & Crafts in Lilongwe

African Habitat

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

Arts & Crafts in Lilongwe

La Galleria

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