Top things to do

Top Choice Italian in Zomba

Casa Rossa

In an atmospheric old colonial house, this Italian-owned guesthouse restaurant serves the best pasta dishes this side of Naples, including unique local variations such as chambo and ginger ravioli. The ingredients c…
Cafe in Zomba

African Heritage

This garden cafe has plenty of shaded seating, a menu of rolls, salads, wraps, burgers and burritos, and daily specials such as noodle stir-fry and masala potato chips. In this lively complex you might hear a local …
Arts & Crafts in Zomba

African Heritage

Buy your souvenirs – including woodcarvings, mobiles, jewellery, baskets, soft toys, books, CDs, local coffee and even beaded crocodiles – in a hassle-free environment. Part of African Heritage's turnover goes to he…
Historic Building in Zomba

Old Parliament Buildings

Dating to Zomba's years as the national capital, this faded yellow complex off Livingstone Rd, behind the more modern court building, now serves as court offices. You should be able to wander inside, where the ghost…
International in Zomba

Domino's

In a leafy part of town, Domino's is fun for a beer with its mix of African carvings and British football memorabilia, plus its thatched terrace, lushly gardened outside patio and small children's playground. Wood-f…
International in Zomba

Tasty Bites

Sit inside or outside under an awning at this popular local hangout, with an Afro diner feel and a menu spanning pizzas, burgers, steaks, shawarmas, chambo and chips, ice cream, brownies and milkshakes.
Mosque in Zomba

Mosque

Zomba's main mosque is close to the market.
Supermarket in Zomba

Peoples Supermarket

Supermarket for self-caterers.
Supermarket in Zomba

Shoprite

Supermarket for self-caterers.