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The Bistro

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Contemporary
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Sunset Beach Resort | Opp. Hotel Whispering Palms, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 156
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  • 68
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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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Dear Barrett, we give 5 stars to the Bistro for fine dining and good quality food. We look forward to eating at the Bistro again in January regards Maxine & Billy Bailey

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Dear Barrett, we give 5 stars to the Bistro for fine dining and good quality food. We look forward to eating at the Bistro again in January regards Maxine & Billy Bailey

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Probably one of the best meals I've had in a while here, the Chocolate Brownie is sensational. Had Surf and Turf, will be booking this first on my return to Goa.

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london
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Always use the bistro and it was a good as ever, we went numerous times. The problem with the beef was a shame as we really missed our steaks. Everything else was wonderful and still quite good prices. Only thing was that the manager said he would phone me when they had steak but they just closed early and did... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Not sure why it is so famous except location i did not find anything worth it. Food is damn expensive they charged for Butter (40Rs) and english bf 450 by far which is expensive and quality is poor. go eather to Leela cafe or Titos

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have been going there for many years. Make a point of going there at least once a week. Have never been disappointed.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food has been consistly excellent for many years. Sam and staff very helpful and friendly. Would thoroughly recommend it

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dundee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had surf & turf cooked to perfection cost about £5:50 Apple pie had lots of spice very good.Staff were very attentive Bistro is across from Whispering Palm Hotel along an alley can easily missed worth a visit

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been lucky enough to holiday in Goa for the past eight or nine years staying in several of the resorts and having used hotels, guest houses and private apartments. During this time one restaurant, situated in Candolim, continues to maintain exceptional service, standards and food despite changes in ownership. The Bistro is set in a courtyard next to... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food in this place is absolutely stunning - definitely one of my favourites and make sure I go there at least twice when I'm on holiday in Candolim.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Disappointed this visit - not as good as previous years - food very greasy and drinks choices limited as no stock Shame as really looked forward to it

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sunset Beach Resort | Opp. Hotel Whispering Palms, Candolim, Bardez, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?