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The Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, British, Indian, Contemporary
As featured in Fun in Goa
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Sunset Beach Resort | Opp. Hotel Whispering Palms, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Hyderabad, India
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience of the place is awesome.Beach side tables and the music makes you feel out of the world but the food is average and expensive.

Thank Saiprasad_2804
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice place inside, poor tables outside, Great view of the beach, receptive waiters but average food. We didnt have to wait to get a table unlike Brittos which was nearby. Ordered Spicy Goan Egg Curry and Rice which was sweet. Also ordered Pasta Arabiatta which was sweet as well.

Thank Arun_Bhandarkar
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

We ate in this restaurant a couple of times while in Candolim. There is a good choice of food which is well cooked. Staff at nice and friendly, and food is a good price.

Thank LaurenS1987
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

After seeing the good reviews on trip advisor for this restaurant we were disappointed with our experience. The restaurant is set back from the road so it's hard to find. Once we did find it we were unsure if it was the right one as the place was dead compared to the other restaurants nearby. The food was average as... More 

Thank Smithcra
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

food is average service also slow my food take lot of time to come to my table , rate also little bit higher side as compare to the portion they serve overall average experience.

Thank somnathb2014
Solihull, England
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is tooled away from the main road adjacent to the Sunset Beach and Whispering Palms hotel, but it is very much worth a visit. There is plenty of choice the staff are very attentive and the food is good. The ambience needs a little attention it was very quiet but if you like that it could be good... More 

Thank Harb
yarm cleveland united kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Lovelý setting and food and service very good,,good varied choce of menu,staff helpfull,busy restaurant so booking advisable,hidden gem,,took us a while to find it but glad we did,will return next season

Thank janettodd2
Warrington, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

The Bistro is a top, top restaurant of the high st quality. The food, particularly the European dishes and steaks are in a class of their own. Served with a delightful skewer of onions, mushrooms and vegetables and a side salad and French fries the fillet steak is to die for. To follow the deserts are a true delight.

Thank Geoff M
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous food at brilliant prices. The portions where excellent. Chef trained by an English Chef for 6 years and so both Asian and English food was nice. Even had me a cheeky side portion of bubble and squeak !!! Well I am on my holiday lol

Thank Debbie B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on recommendation and the food was beautiful. We ate the prawn cocktail, steaks and shared an apple pie desert. The only grumble I have is we said no thank you to a pudding but the manager kept insisting even after we really didn't want one due to being so full. He still bought one to the table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Indian, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunset Beach Resort | Opp. Hotel Whispering Palms, Candolim, Bardez, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?