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Rovers Return Beer Bar and Restaurant

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Near Paradise Village Hotel | Tivai Vasso, Calangute 403516, India
+91-832-276660
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 3
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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
What a fab place

We have always heard great reports about the Rovers so decided to pay a visit this year. We are so glad we did we were not disappointed in fact we visited a few times over our 3 weeks. The pie was delicious lots of flavour, plenty of filling and great pastry and homemade chips. We also had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Kellie-Anne A
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We have always heard great reports about the Rovers so decided to pay a visit this year. We are so glad we did we were not disappointed in fact we visited a few times over our 3 weeks. The pie was delicious lots of flavour, plenty of filling and great pastry and homemade chips. We also had the roast dinner... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Where do I start? The 6 of us have practically been through the entire menu! Steak pies are enormous and to die for. Me and my daughter shared one with a portion of cauliflower cheese and were absolutely stuffed. Hubby had fresh crab - £16, enormous, tasty and beautifully served. Sunday dinners - better than my mother used to make.... More 

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Kampen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Very nice Family making everything fresh ,they cook everything what you want Porkchops are very delicioeus

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My boyfriend and I are currently backpacking and my dad came out for a holiday to see us so we decided to all meet up in Calangute.. This place was recommended to us by some friends.. There are so many shacks along the beach it's hard to know where to start so it was good to have somewhere to aim... More 

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400 restaurant reviews
342 helpful votes 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

A warm greeting awaits u at rovers return. Ana is delightful !! As name suggests it is geared up for English tourists which is great as not a Russian in sight !!- not racist comment but they are so vulgar and noisy and mostly drunk!! So a haven from the Russians!!!! Apart from that - staff are wonderful and food... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were taken to this shack late at night by someone who had been the previous year and joseph remembered him. I had the steak pie and it was delicious but we had to share the apple pie and custard because they had run out. he gave us some very informative advice about the dogs and cows and made us... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a hog roast (there were 6 of us) and we couldn't believe that such amazing quality of food could be produced in a beach shack. We had roast potatoes, mash, cauliflower cheese, cabbage, gravy and a whole suckling pig , cooked to perfection with crackling to die for. Added to that we got to watch the sun set which... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

joseph must be the best chef in goa having been to catering school is suckling pig is to die for every thing he cooks is fantastic you need a big appetite as you get so much food we have been going here for six years and always go about four times in our four weeks holiday do not miss this... More 

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suffolk
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Used this shack every day during our stay, staff friendly and good food, sometimes a bit slow at lunch, but as it was all cooked fresh, worth waiting for, sunday roast one of the best we've tasted, another good point not many Russians used this shack

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Spent many days here on the loungers and eating snacks, really enjoyed this part of the beach, also came for sucking pig for 10! Although I don't eat meat there was enough potatoes and veg for me to not feel left out. Every one was really impressed. Will return again to the rovers, many thanks to brilliant staff!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Near Paradise Village Hotel | Tivai Vasso, Calangute 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91-832-276660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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