The 11 Most Popular Shopping Malls in Lilongwe
In Lilongwe, Malawi, a series of modern shopping malls have opened in the last decade.
Whether you’re a weekend window shopper or a shopaholic, Lilongwe has enough malls to excite you.
From bargain brand shops to high-end luxury boutiques, here are Malawi PLUS’ favourite shopping destinations.
If you’re looking for a great shopping experience in Lilongwe, why not visit one of the malls below?
1. Lilongwe City Mall
Lilongwe City Mall, also known as Game Complex is one of the most bustling shopping malls in Lilongwe and has supermarkets, fast-food restaurants, bookshops, branches of the mobile networks Airtel and TNM and other services.
2. Gateway Mall
Gateway Mall is the biggest shopping mall in Malawi and it hosts Shoprite and Food Lover’s Marketwhich is part of South African chain of supermarket selling that sells fresh foods.
The mall is open on Sunday afternoon as well which is rare in Malawi.
3. City Mall
City Mall is a neat and tidy mall with affordable shops, well-stocked supermarkets and fast-food outlets and it also hosts one of two KFC’s (Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Malawi (the other is in Blantyre).
AXA Coaches travelling to Blantyre and Mzuzu depart daily from here.
4. Four Seasons Centre
Four Seasons is Malawi’s premier garden centre which has fine restaurants and upscale shops and also offers a full selection of native and ornamental plants as well as all garden related products and services.
Restaurants and an ice cream shop are also popular.
5. Old Town Mall
Old Town Mall is a small mall with about 10 shops but well maintained and excellent for buying local gifts.
It has several craft and curio shops selling high-quality arts, carvings, furniture and textiles, a shop for imported grocery and wine, and two restaurants.
6. Pacific Parade
Pacific Parade has a number of restaurants, cafes and bars as well as Sana supermarket, a well-stocked wine shop and boutiques.
It is a great place to dine and have a good time with your friends and family.
7. Golden Peacock Shopping Centre
The Golden Peacock Shopping Centre houses Golden Peacock Hotel with a number of conference rooms and a swimming pool, Lilongwe’s largest Casino, restaurants, cafes and boutiques.
The supermarket sells imported Chinese goods and food products.
The Malawi Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines ticket centres are also located here.
8. Century City Mall
Century City Mall is one of the newest shopping malls in Lilongwe and its biggest tenant is LORDS, a furniture shop.
A wide range of other shops are also opening up in the mall, making it an exciting place to shop in the future.
9. Sana Mega Store Complex
This complex houses one of the most affordable supermarkets, Sana Cash and Carry and a food court where you can enjoy a variety of cuisines and a wide variety of ice creams.
It also houses a gym and several electronics shops.
10. Crossroads Complex
This shopping complex houses a bank, a currency exchange bureau, shops and a range of fast food outlets including Pizza Inn, Chicken Inn, Creamy Inn, Steers, Wimpy and BreadTalk.
11. Lucky One Mall
Lucky contains supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, cafes and furniture shops.