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“Excellent gastronomic experience”
Review of Cabana Bambou - CLOSED

Cabana Bambou
Price range: $4 - $28
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: Dear Customers! Fan Fan and Nico would like to inform you with great sadness that from the New Year for reasons beyond of our control we are no longer running the Cabana Bambou!!! However we would like to wish to the new owners all the best for the future. Fan Fan & Nico
Isle of Harris
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6 reviews
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“Excellent gastronomic experience”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Having sampled the more " up market " restaurants in Playas de las Americas including the Thai , the steakhouse, the Italian etc etc, we decided to go to the Cabana Bambou on the basis of the excellent reviews seen on Trip Advisor. We were certainly not disappointed - we found the atmosphere and the traditional food served up by Nico and Fan fan to be a breath of fresh air in the glitzy world of Tenerife. We opted for the Selection of Tapas as recommended by Nico and it was so tasty and so flavoursome washed down with excellent wine and the cost was very reasonable. It was so good we had to return before we went back to Scotland and our palates were treated to an equally superb menu as well as some excellent cabaret from the local musician as well as Nico himself. As we are from the Western Isles, we toasted each other with the Hebridean toast of Slainte Mhath which was picked up by a very aware Nico who asked whether we were Scots or Irish. Very well picked up. We will be returning to Tenerife and we certainly will be returning to the Cabana Bambou.

  • Visited November 2013
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sheffield yorks.
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“expected better”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Perhaps our expectations were too high when we went here in early November, but we left feeling distinctly underwhelmed.

The tapas we had were fairly good but by no means sensational and it took almost 50 minutes for the second ones to be served, even though the place was only moderately busy.

The general atmosphere was pleasant but, whilst the Spanish guitar music and singing started out as an interesting diversion, it became quite loud, intrusive and somewhat repetetive to the extent that it came as quite a relief when the artist took a break !

Won't be rushing back any time soon.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank mikeats10
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“amazing”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We came here in May of this year after we met friend who had already been on holiday for the first week, it was absolutely amazing, excellent food and atmosphere cannot fault it. Definitely go back again.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Shera57
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Ellesmere Port, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Awesome food, friendly, miss this and you have missed out.”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Myself and my wife ate here last night for our 28th wedding anniversary, we did not mention this as I did not want special treatment but wished to get the usual guest welcome. All I can say is that this is a fabulous restaurant with really good food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere, the live music from a lone guitarist/singer only added to that. We located the place in the day and if you have no imagination it would not look special, after dark it is transformed and trust me it is special. I strongly suggest you try it if you can, you should not be disappointed.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Steve W
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Yorkshire
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“100% RECOMMENDATION !!”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

This super little oasis is a must visit !!! the place is oozing with
atmosphere and is very welcoming. The host Nico and his partner Fan Fan (the wonderful chef ) are the perfect package....brilliant hosting, great service, great wine and mouthwatering food at a very reasonable price. There is live entertainment every night which is very informal and adds so much to the appeal of the place. To find it just go down the side street at the Meditteranean Palace Hotel and listen for the music and laughter....you will stay much longer than you may have intended, and you will be BACK!!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank susiwoosi57
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