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Esplanada Grill

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AV MURTALA MOHAMED | Ilha de Luanda, Luanda, Angola
+244 935 114 844
07:30 - 01:30
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All hours
Sun 05:00 - 21:30
Mon 07:30 - 22:30
Wed - Fri 07:30 - 22:30
Sat 07:30 - 01:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

After paying almost 1000USD(998 000.00KWZ) for our party we were shocked to be accosted by two staff members, when we were already driving away, on account of not having settled our bill. The money had been counted three times and we had our receipt. Initially, they claimed we owed them 2000KWZ, then it was 4000KWZ and suddenly it changed to... More 

Thank Sihambi
Luanda, Angola
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

It is such an incredible restaurant. Us, brazilians, that are living in Luanda really have a little bit of our culture there. This restaurant has great typical food and really good quality. I have been there many times and I really cannot wait to go once more. The food i amazing, it is located in Ilha de Luanda right in... More 

1 Thank BiaMiranda_2013
Luanda, Angola
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

First of all, the reason why I wasn't a big fan of the Esplanada Grill before, it's because I only have gone to the indoor part of the restaurant which is a Buffet where you pay a price and you can eat whatever you want. The idea sounds appealing but unfortunately, like many other Buffet style restaurants in Luanda, the... More 

1 Thank JosiasL
Houston, Texas
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Have been there several times, twice for dinner inside and several more times to just relax on the outside patio. The atmosphere is very nice, service is fair, as is service in any establishment in Angola. They have the traditional Brazilian meal service, with a large hot and cold buffet, and the standard round of meats coming off of the... More 

Thank nicmac_houston
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

The Esplanada Grill is about half-way down the Ilha. While the atmosphere is pleasant it does not have direct view on the beach or the water as many other restaurants there have. Prices are on the higher end. Our party had a variety of dishes, most were o.k., but not overwhelming. I had a seafood pizza, which was simply appalling... More 

Thank M S
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98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

The location of Esplanada Grill offers good options to spend a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant has outdoor and indoor seating and is located in Ilha, thus giving access to the beach in a few steps. It's not a cheap place (but what is cheap in Luanda??) but it offers a complete buffet which is perfect if you feel hungry and... More 

Thank Elisa U
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

Have been there many times andthe food aregood but pricy. Nice and clean place with easy access with car. The meat are very good, also the cold buffet are nice.

Thank Scott091
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

Had some brazilian steak, rice, beans and banana. Very good food. Have a seat outside and watch the sunset in the sea.

Thank tatibarro
Arlington, Virginia
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

$81 for rodizio does not surprise me in Luanda. However, they are stingy with the meat (not all of which is all that good, though some of it is). I needed to be rather pushy to get another plate and flatware after the staff decided that I was done (after maybe 25 minutes of reasonable slivers o'meat). I'm done when... More 

Thank Djibuddha
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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894 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Meat lover's heaven but veggies also well served by good salad bar, Brazilian black beans and western veg. and nice desert selection. Price s al inclusive and vegetarians get no price breaks. Service is good.

1 Thank poleinahole1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Portuguese, Barbecue, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AV MURTALA MOHAMED | Ilha de Luanda, Luanda, Angola
  • Location: Africa  >  Angola  >  Luanda Province  >  Luanda
  • Phone Number: +244 935 114 844
Il posizionamento sulla mappa è approssimativo-8° 46' 25.88", +13° 14' 54.98"

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