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Fort Aquada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good food and great drinks

The place to meet people in candolim - good bar and great staff - good cocktails and meals reasonable too - only issue is sometimes too much cricket and too much competition from Karoke across the road!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Amazing bar and restaurant, the food is amazing.We visited the Bending Bamboo on numerous occasions while we were on holiday. I can highly recommend it.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The place to meet people in candolim - good bar and great staff - good cocktails and meals reasonable too - only issue is sometimes too much cricket and too much competition from Karoke across the road!

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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very good restaurant, very fast service- a rarity in India, friendly and polite. Food is tasty and fresh. Recommended are the prawns, seafood seazler and corn soup. Drinks and cocktails are also nice. We enjoyed it.

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Candolim, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This restaurant has a very nice design with green trees and plants to provide ample amount of shade. We tried a local fish curry and a vegetable curry there. Both were xooked well and had right amount of flavours. I felt that the vegetable diah was slightly bland but others disagreed. Our server was a nice polite young man from... More 

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lancashire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Always use to be the best place for a late drink...This year the drinks were the worst I have ever had in my 13 years of visiting Goa. Will not return to BB

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Would highly recommend this bar restaurant first class welcome and service have a drink one night staff will remember your orders for rest of holiday great place to meet people and relax.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great bar if you are simply after a good drink and to socialise, great restaurant also with good standards of food. One word of caution, if you are eating around dusk, sit at tables in the courtyard or the rear of the bar rather than the front road side tables as this is where the Mosquitos tend to surface for... More 

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

A lovely bar and great entertainment , situated on a busy road but close to all other bars and restaurants , food was really good , tandoori chicken is delicious

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went here for dinner on our first night in Candolim. We shared the tandoori platter which had chicken cooked in different spices. We also shared an array of side dishes. The food was a very tasty and good quality. The cocktails were very good too and we came back a couple of times for after dinner drinks with friends... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Just walking down the main road looking for somewhere for tea.... Called in Had 1/2 tandoori chicken and chicken jalfrazi lovely Karaoke in the background but good Staff helpful and polite Would I recommend .... Yes

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Address: Fort Aquada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fort Aquada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups

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