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“A classic ! ”
Review of A Reverie

A Reverie
Ranked #4 of 409 Restaurants in Calangute
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A Reverie is dramatically transformed with a fresh approach and energy. Our dishes edible installations and all is not what it seems! Food can do much more than just fill your stomach. At A Reverie, we are particularly interested in triggering memories through aromas, landscapes, childhood, surroundings and life. Some creations play with aroma, texture and flavour while others are designed to be provocative, tell a story or evoke an emotion. Most importantly, deliciousness! A Reverie is an expression of the evolution of the food on the table and the surrounding environment. We want your experience at A Reverie to be anything but dull. Nothing about a meal here would be humdrum. From our appetisers or sharing tapas plates and main courses to our stunning array of sweet'treats' that round off the meal, there will always at least one dish that makes you feel glad to be alive. At a more profound level, it's about food that resonates on an emotional as well as sensual level and "it demands psychological reflection". In other words, one doesn't come to A Reverie for a meal, one comes for an experience............
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A classic ! ”
Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

This would be my third visit to this restaurant in the last year . Always bump into the wonderful owner and chef of the restaurant ! The ambience always complete and correct .

The entire set up of the restaurant does have one plus on aesthetics as you are not eating from thy neighbours plate . There is space ! Luckily

The food has been outstanding and the wasabi prawns are superb. The selection of alcohol and wine is great . Served in correct glasses for a change . Main course has had some addition according to season I think. The last time we never saw the wraps but they were there this time . Good but better to stick to the European fare they have which is just perfect for a single helping or for everyone to share a multiple range of dishes . The average pricing is expensive for Goa standards but when you are asking for a now package to be delivered it's fine.

The location is not far and the easiest Landmark is Barista on Calangute - it's in the lane opp.

Fond of food this is one place which has stuck to a standard luckily for a while and hope it does stay that way !

1 Thank kasli-ani
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“Surely Among The Best In Goa”
Reviewed April 18, 2014

After some disappointing meals in Goa in the first couple of days, we visited this pleasant spacious restaurant. Apart from the restaurants in 5 star properties, most restaurants in Goa are cramped. Not this one at all. We enjoyed the experience so much that we frequented this restaurant three days in a row. Amongst the starters, the Baked Camembert, Goan Sausage on the local bread and the Boneless Chicken Wings stood out. It took just a little while to arrive. But then one could make out it was freshly prepared, just for you. The steak; red snapper and the John Dory amongst the fish in the mains were delectable preparations. The home made ice creams couldn't be better. With good wine to accompany, the whole dining experience was relaxed, unhurried and an extremely satisfying one in every manner. The good food brought out the good within you and it showed in the conversation that flowed. The whole experience was unhurried, as it should be. The service was unobtrusive and available just when wanted. Relevant to the quality of food served, the bill did not startle you at all.

  • Visited April 2014
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5 Thank Anil K
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“Inventive food in smart surroundings”
Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

A Reverie is a smart modern restaurant in the heart of Calangute. Its dishes are inventive and delicious, combining traditional ingredients in new ways and exquisitely served in small wooden bowls. The wine was excellent and the service discreet and prompt. A lovely alternative to the plainer cooking and barbecues in the beach shacks.

Visited April 2014
1 Thank pauleedle
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Doddington, United Kingdom
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“Dig Deep But Enjoy”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've not had a full dining experience here but the ambience is pleasant enough with comfy spacious facilities in an enclosed area away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding streets.

The menu is quasi fusion with a mostly European bias. As a European visitor this wasn't attractive to me - I can get this at home for a lot less cost, but the client base here is mainly wealthy Indian customers, and they need to be wealthy as the prices here are the same as in London or Paris and then they add 20% to it for tax and service.

Service is formal, courteous and moderately paced, don't look for something in a hurry here. However, other than that everything is as it should be, well equipped and furnished, with snacks done well and tasty.

It is just unreasonably expensive for what it is.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank DesMcLeish
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Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

I visit the Reverie every year and it never disappoints cocktails are amazing and the steak is that good I have 2 of them !! The quality of the food for the price is unbelievable 6 of us all drank (quite a bit) and all had a starter mains and a dessert total bill came to under £120 UNBELIEVABLE !!!

5 Thank Jamie M
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