When you visit Malawi, one of the best things to do is to seek out the best places to eat in Nkhata Bay and immerse yourself in the local culture. What better way to do this than by enjoying the local cuisine in Malawi. Featuring a wide range of local foods with an exotic mix, many of these restaurants serve a bit more than you might have expected and Kaya Papaya does not disappoint in this sense.
One of the popular places to eat in Nkhata Bay
Located not far from the harbor, Crest View has a very large upstairs area with a fantastic balcony looking down on the main street. Popular with volunteers and backpackers for enjoying a drink after a long day or week, there is always a great atmosphere here and then there is the food itself.
Featuring a wonderful fusion of African and Asian foods, you can expect tasty salads, wood fired pizzas and the absolute best Thai food in Nkhata Bay. In fact, the green curry, stir fry and chicken satay are real favorites here in what has long been known as one of the best places to eat in Nkhata Bay. Did we mention desert? They do sumptuous banana pancakes.
Although this has always been a popular restaurant in Nkhata Bay, it was recently taken over by new owners (2016) who have committed to organizing many weekly events, parties and gigs.
Accommodating places to eat in Nkhata Bay
If you would like to organize a party or group occasion in Kaya Papaya, the owners are always more than willing to accommodate and this goes for birthdays, send offs or group meetings. Just be sure to get in touch with them in advance to avoid disappointment as this is one of the more popular restaurants in Nkhata Bay which can easily be full on any given night, especially the weekend.
Opening times – 11am to 10pm with last orders taken at 8.30pm
Average price of a meal: 4000MK