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Praia Lagarto, Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
+239 222 1908
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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The location is a bit far from the city area so there are fewer people. The fish is really good and the price is fine. The night view is very relaxing for couples or family union.

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Thank Maxine7385
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

After climbing about 50 stairs to get to this restaurant we were very disappointed. We had the grilled fish and potatoes. The fish was quite bland and was only edible once you slap a generous portion some green herby type sauce served with it on it. The fish initially came out cold and we had to request for it to... More 

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Thank NKINA02
Luanda, Angola
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Came here after checking into our flight for our final meal. Service was quick and the food was very good. Nice atmosphere with friendly people - the place was buzzing early on a Friday evening.

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Thank Fm1Fm
Gdansk, Poland
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We came to Filomar after about five weeks on the Island of São Tomé, so we already knew gastronomy of STP and appreciated it. Food was quite good, we ordered buzios do mar for a starter and chicken and pork for main course and mousse de chocolate for dessert. The bill we received was unexpectedly high and it turned out... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We enjoy the food, but all was ruined when waiter gave us a bill. They were trying to cheat us. It is really not fair, so next time we will choose another restaurant.

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Thank AnitaWasik
Aalborg, Denmark
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

selection was between two different kind of fish. portions were very big served with plantan and other vegetables. very fresh and teasy grilled. with 1 beer we spent around12 euors and couldnot finish everything they served! will be back

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Thank lucia m
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Service was ok but as usual language barrier was a problem. Some of the workers speak a Lil bit of English

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Thank RasJohnny
portogallo
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The restaurant has a great view, the food is ok, but when the bill comes get ready to be tricked! We payed for 4 shrimps 20€!!! Its exagerated! No menuu , to see the prices, or to choose another plate! Either u eat what they have, either u dont! And the most funny part is that they ask u to... More 

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Thank mirelaf
Accra, Ghana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We stopped by for a lunch on our way to the airport and i bet you they really have good food and great service.. Would always stop by for some lunch anytime i vistit Sao Tome

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Thank Evans O
Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Good fish meals, others meals like meat was lacking taste. Great landscape. A lot of time waiting for the meal. Very limited range in drinks and starters (only one kind)

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Thank Francisco A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Lagarto, Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
  • Location: Africa  >  Sao Tome and Principe  >  Sao Tome Island  >  Sao Tome
  • Phone Number: +239 222 1908

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