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“Still the best buffet around”

Carambola - Skyna Hotel
Ranked #70 of 161 Restaurants in Luanda
Price range: $34 - $66
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: A fine hotel restaurant, serving the very best of international and local cusine in a buffet setting.
calgary
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Still the best buffet around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Having been a few times in Luanda and having tried most hotel buffets within the downtown and Talatona areas, I still like the one at Skyna Hotel. The variety, quality and price gives you the best value. Service and venue could be better but are o.k.

Visited July 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Luanda
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Disaster”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2012

Service very slow. After waiting 35 minutes, food was served cold. Returned it and had to wait another 20 minutes. Food was a disaster. Prices are high. Will not go back.

Visited April 2012
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Twickenham
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382 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Good food, a shame about the decor”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

Feels like a Soviet era dinning hall which is a shame as the staff are friendly, although far from efficient and the food is good. As a long term guest at the hotel I can testify that the chefs make an effort to vary the menu and some of the seafood dishes are great, especially considering it is a buffet. Save room for the cheese as they have some of the better samples available in Luanda. Breakfast also good but watch the coffee which is really strong instant, for a 4-star hotel I'd expect filter as standard.

  • Visited May 2012
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Tarporley, England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great breakfasts and dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

Breakfasts were top quality European standard buffet style.
Dinners were either 2 choice set menu, or buffet. Set was 2 of the buffet choices so really only limited to choice and quantity not quality. I had plenty - and I'm a big eater.

  • Visited May 2012
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Lima, Peru
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Buffet Lunch”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2012

I went for lunch and they opened late. Table service was extremely slow

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