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“Average food and service” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Castaway Bar

Castaway Bar
Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
7723 5449
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Ranked #7 of 45 Restaurants in Dili
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
megamondo
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Average food and service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The service here is not fantastic. Sometimes the staff need a little prompting, but they are friendly and helpful generally.

Castaway bar is a great location for lunch if you want something fairly quick and filling. The burgers are enormous and good value. The view from the balcony overlooking the ocean is beautiful, however the noise from the road can be a little too much sometimes with trucks passing.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant, good western style food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The restaurant is conveniently located next to Dive Timor Lorosae.
The breakfast for those accommodated in DTL was served there, and the bill for the meals and after dive beers was added to the room bill, so there was no need to use those small US dollar bills so handy for taxi transport every time leaving the restaurant.
The food is great, but there could be some choice with more local style..
My warmest greetings to Juvi, who in addition to being a great cook, also is an excellent dive guide!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Katoomba, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“OCT 2012”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Great selection of foods.....avoid the chicken it can be a little chewy..the banana pancakes rocked my world

Visited February 2013
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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“My favourite restaurant in Dili”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The food was always good and a great spot to enjoy a beer and watch the world go by. If you are into Diving this great restaurant is attached to Dive Timor Lorosae so is a fantastic spot to quench your thirst and feed the tremendous appetite that you get whilst diving.

Visited November 2013
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Melbourne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Great for pub food Dili style”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The food is good, cheap and serving sizes are large.
What more could you want from your local bar.
Great place to watch sport, eat onion rings, burgers, fries and pizza. Prices are very reasonable.
Not a beer drinker so can not comment on the process but the cost of everything else was very reasonable.

Visited November 2013
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