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 …
At these stalls outside the Old Town post office, vendors sell everything from trinket woodcarvings, basketware and jewellery to traditional Malawian chairs.
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.
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.
This small mall off Paul Kagame Rd has a couple of bookshops and craft stores as well as Mamma Mia restaurant. Chic and quiet.
Excellent secondhand bookshop with a wide range of novels, guidebooks, children's books and more. It also has a small cafe.
Has a small selection of English-language novels, pictorial travel books and some very nice prints of Malawi for keepsakes.
Excellent for sculpture, woodcarvings, sarongs, cards and jewellery, as well as T-shirts and bags.
Pleasant boutique selling vivid African paintings, masks, bags and jewellery by local artists.
Services at this arcade include banks, currency exchange, shops and Crossroads Hotel.