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Our Story

Kefi means the spirit of joy, good times and passion for life. Owners Costa and Tania Scordis want guests and diners to walk away experiencing just that.

Combining architectural heritage with contemporary design, Kefi Hotel Café is a modern boutique hotel and café in Zomba, Malawi, that reflects the town's remarkable history. Nestled in a forested area at the foot of Zomba Plateau, guests can feel relaxed and inspired with the terrace offering unparalleled views of Zomba and as far as Mulanje mountain on a clear day.

Kefi Café serves the very best Malawi produce, with various culinary options, from coffees and teas, drinks, wines, freshly baked-in-house pastries and decadent desserts, and high-quality, delicious breakfast and lunch menus, a great atmosphere and pleasant and friendly servers.

Kefi Hotel promises guests a unique, personalised accommodation experience, with rooms complete with locally inspired décor, private porches for guests to relax and take in the scenic vistas in a tranquil, lush forested surrounding. Kefi Hotel is a serene escape only about an hour from Blantyre city. An old colonial house converted into a charming hotel, Kefi Hotel is located at the foot of Zomba Plateau within walking distance from sights, scenes and shopping areas in Zomba.