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

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  • 15
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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
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A great bar for early/ late night drinkies , always busy and frequented by a lot of Brits . Drink choice , the quality and value are all good . Best of all the loyal bar staff are a great friendly bunch who always remember you year on year .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Essex UK
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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English first
Essex UK
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A great bar for early/ late night drinkies , always busy and frequented by a lot of Brits . Drink choice , the quality and value are all good . Best of all the loyal bar staff are a great friendly bunch who always remember you year on year .

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wirral
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Very nice place very lively, drinks were well chilled, had an indian curry, garlic nam bread, poppadoms, chutney, chicken madras, well tasty, , , followed by a honey bee or 2, service was great, will be back,staff very very nice , GREAT NIGHT

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London, England, United Kingdom
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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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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
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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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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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28 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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