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RIVER WATCH FLOATING RESTO

POB. SAWANG,, Loboc, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 4 restaurants in Loboc
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Asian
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Reading, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This tourist attraction is nothing really special at first and the buffet lunch is average but when everyone is eating the floating restaurant moves out into the river and you go for a ride which is quite pleasant with entertainment too and you end up at a tribal village with music and dance to watch and interact if you wish.... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Id like to bring my whole family here next time! The floating resto was really cute and cool it was really organized and entertainable, i might go back for more!

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Cavite
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Spending 450 per person could have not worth it. When we arrived around almost lunch time, actually we were the last group to sit down at the boat. All others already started eating and by the time they finished eating, we weren't yet. But the buffet was closed immediately. It seems that other groups enjoyed the buffet more than us... More

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lobocriverwatch, Director of Sales at RIVER WATCH FLOATING RESTO, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review. Your comments are very well taken and we will surely take it by heart. We will use the review as our evaluation tool to identify the aspects we need to improve. We hope that the next time you come, you will see improvements and that we will meet your expectations. More

Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The only reason to do this is to enjoy a different experience i.e having a buffet dinner in a boat sailing along the lake, to the accompaniment of live music. It seems a bit over priced (PHP 500), specially for the food they serve, but the overall experience is good. The food is all traditinal filipino, so if you are... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It's a little bit overpriced coz we thought they are also going to serve us big shrimps (sinugpo) or crabs which is on the pictures when we bought our tickets for the buffet. Good for first timers but I don't think it's well worth doing it next time. Someone told us it's better if we did it in the evening... More

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Riga, Latvia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This combination of a buffet dinner with river cruise was one of the best attractions in Bohol. A bit overpriced if we talk about quality of the food (quite OK, but I can’t say it was as tasty as expected by paying 500 PHP). Musicians song too laud (in fact, it was completely unnecessary in such ride, a quiet tranquil... More

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Makati, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I wasn't expecting much out of this attraction coz I thought it's just another buffet, but I was wrong. The food was good but nothing out of the ordinary Filipino fare. What sets it apart is the experience. We waited at the dock for just a few mins., then we were allowed to board the boat. It was spacious and... More

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ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This was a very relaxing boat trip with fantastic Filipino food. The staff are friendly and it's a great way to mix with other travellers. Music was also provided which gave it a nice atmosphere.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Had a great lunch on the Floating Resto at Bohol, It was really a unforgettable experience with a Solo live Music and sop to a local Dace group who plays you music on sing and dance floating raft on the lake.

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belgium
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121 reviews 121 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Floating down the river through lush scenery while digging in to an all-u-can-eat buffet, what's not to like? Sure, a terrible band is playing, but somehow it adds to the ambiance Only one complaint, they ran out of beer!

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