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Go to Kalahari pub and bar for a buzzing evening atmosphere, entertainment and local food mixed with friendly local professionals and visitors looking for something more than the standard hotel scene. Their popular and often very busy restaurant serves a selection of traditional dishes. The lodge has simple, unique and charming air conditioned chalets.
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Pubs and Bars

There is one word for Kalahari Lodge at night – lively! Large gardens provide an ideal venue to relax in. Because of where the lodge is situated, from early evening to late at night, professionals join friends and visitors to enjoy warm and friendly company and relaxing drinks.

Most evenings premiership football is on show on the large screens in this happening pub scene.

Come on Thursday evenings for live authentic Zambian folk music! And Friday nights are alive too, with live music bands, flowing drinks and the famous braiid (BBQd) goat meat. This is a great place to come for an evening of entertainment and food and the accommodation is welcomed by those who overdo it on the drinks front! Quirky chalets offer convenient accommodation.

Kalahari pub, Lusaka – information
  • Busy most nights
  • Thursday night cultural evening
  • Friday night live music
  • Popular with Zambian professionals
  • Shows live sport
  • Next to the Football Association of Zambia
  • Next to the Mass Media Complex

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Casual dining restaurants

Kalahari is well known for its BBQ goat meat dish otherwise known as Nyama Choma and its Mama Zulu hot goat meat soup. What's fabulous about eating here is you can choose to have your drinks and food in the restaurant, in the lounge, on the verandah or in the gardens!

This arrangement of ample seating available inside and out means this is a great place to eat in Lusaka and evenings can be enjoyed in warm African nights at well-lit garden tables. There is a relaxed party atmosphere about the place and it is always buzzing with music and chatter.

This is a popular place that can get very busy. Friday nights are a hive of activity when a live band sets the stage for an evening of entertainment. Kalahari Lodge is known for being one of the best spots in the city for live music, talented vocalists and all kinds of cultural, local and international music.

Kalahari Lodge gives visitors an opportunity to get to know local professionals and gain a deeper understanding of Zambian culture and people, and the way of life here. The fully licensed bar is well stocked with fine spirits, liqueurs and an assortment of local beers and soft drinks.Restaurant information

  • Serves Zambian food
  • Popular for Nyama Choma – BBQ goat
  • Popular for Mama Zulu hot goat meat soup
  • Vegetarian options available
  • Reservations recommended
  • On site pub
  • Popular for Thursday night cultural evening
  • Popular Friday night live music
  • Popular with Zambian professionals
  • Shows live sport
  • Next to the Football Association of Zambia
  • Next to the Mass Media Complex

Kalahari Hotels and Lodges · Casual dining restaurants

Lodges

All rooms are fully furnished with en-suite bathrooms and come with tea and coffee making facilities, satellite television and a fridge. The lodge is an all-in-one city base with accessible uncomplicated accommodation, restaurant, bar and gardens. Kalahari attracts individuals looking for a place with atmosphere like live bands.

Conveniently located in the midst of corporate organisations, next to the Football Association of Zambia and the Mass Media Complex off Alick Nkhata Road. Because of where Kalahari Lodge is situated, from early evening to late at night Zambian professionals join friends and visitors to enjoy warm and friendly company, relaxing drinks and their favourite Premiership football teams on the large screens dotted about. Kalahari is also famous for its Friday night live music, with cars filling the car park and most of the street outside!

Drive into the secure car park and you enter a well maintained garden with tables and chairs scattered around promoting a relaxed environment. Throughout the spacious grounds and landscaped open area residents can unwind. You could opt to take a table on the open verandah or a lounge chair in the covered open bar with its own TV screen. These well kept gardens make Kalahari Lodge a good location to host both corporate and private functions. Kalahari Lodge has an air conditioned conference facility with a capacity of 30. Inviting and intimate, it is suitable for professional teams and small groups of delegates who need a friendly setting.Accommodation facilities

  • Rates: $60
  • En suite
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • On site restaurant
  • On site pub

General information

  • Next to the Football Association of Zambia
  • Near the Mass Media Complex
  • Popular for Thursday night cultural evening and Friday night live music
  • Popular with Zambian professionals
  • Shows live sport

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