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Cafe Royal

Rua Lisboa, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
Jan 13, 2018
“A convenient place for good pizzas and chilled beer”
Feb 25, 2018
“Cappuccino, but not as you know it”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Rua Lisboa, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

On a recent cruise which visited Cape Verde we had no tours booked so we just wandered round the town. This is a poor country and it showed. Beggars were everywhere but I was somewhat shocked when a perfectly active and reasonably dressed teenager approached...More

Thank DoctorBrian2013
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

They advertise live music at 7pm and we confirmed it with the waiter when we arrived at 6.30 but by 8.30 we overheard them and realised there would be no musicians. They never informed us or the others waiting for music ir that, only when...More

Thank renatasevero
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This café is not the best restaurant around, but is serves food at all times. The pizzas are good, the beer is chilled and the staff is smiling Perfect for a hungry stomach, and located a near the governor’s palace

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Lovely restaurant with life music. W have visited mid-week, so it wasn't too busy and the music was not spectacular, but very pleasant traditional Cabo Verdean music. The menu has a choice of fish/seafood and meat dishes, very reasonably priced. Some dishes are very big,...More

Thank WildSpiritGotFree
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We had 2 good meals with great service, if you are in town, this is one not to be missed for great music and a good night.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Great location in the Center of Mindelo in Rua de Lisboa. Easy access, clean cafe and we were there for a afternoon cafe and cake. The service very good, meet us with a great smile. We ate a large piece of chocolate cake and a...More

Thank BearTrondheim
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Cafe Royal has had a make-over and is now physically attractive, which is great as it is in a prime location in the middle of Mindelo. However service is very slow and unfortunately when I came to pay I was short-changed. The waitress insisted on...More

Thank Ilhadomaio
Reviewed January 18, 2017

this review is on the accommodation (Café Royal Suites) and their breakfast. we did not dine here. Super clean and large rooms, with efficient air conditioning and brand new bedding. Somptuous breakfasts served in the main café. Flawless Wi fi

Thank GA4
Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is an opinion on the accomodation, not on the restaurant. Stands on Rua de Lisboa, and is of recent built in spite of its colonial looks. This means hard ceramic floors, plenty of granite around and real glass shower cabins. Don't panic if you...More

Thank txekos
Reviewed February 12, 2016

The building and decoration is very beautiful as well as the atmosphere but the service was a bit slow since only one waiter is not enough for a full house!!

Thank MJRLisbon
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Kids, Families with children
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  • Address: Rua Lisboa, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Sao Vicente  >  Mindelo
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