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“Delicious, tasty food and amazing service!”

The Restaurant @ Casa Rex
Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Vilanculos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

If there is a place to eat in Vilanculos, Casa Rex is that place! To start, the atmosphere of the restaurant and the boutique hotel itself is unique, honestly it's paradise for me. On top of that, the decoration of the place is also great: simple and adequate to an Africa style. The food is so tasty: the dishes are well served and everything I tried is so delicious. Being a chocolate lover, the chocolate sin never disappoint me (my god, I could eat that every single day!!!)....we've tried the sea food and the prawn curry and it was very delicious. I highly recommend and that's my favorite spot in all Mozambique!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We did not stay at the Casa Rex hotel, but we ate breakfast and dinner at their restaurant during our stay at the Golden Sands self-catering apartments. They had a great menu with plenty of options and the service was fantastic! I highly recommend the crab samosas for an appy - incredible! - the Mozambican Chicken Curry for a main, and the Chocolate Sin for dessert! You will not be disappointed! The breakfast was also nice, with a buffet style variety of fruit salad, cereals, amazing banana bread, French toast and muffins. You can also order from a menu of tasty omelettes and other traditional breakfasts. After four wonderful meals here, I would highly recommend The Restaurant at Casa Rex for your next stay in Vilanculos!

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great prawns with curry and amazing dessert in a stylish African restaurant sitting by a charming pool with ocean view

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stayed at Casa Rex for a week, and, given the cost, were relatively disappointing in a number of aspects of the experience, including the restaurant. Whoever has been reviewing this at 5 stars clearly has very low expectations! The food, whilst low cost as a European tourist, was distinctly average, with zero flair, and no sense of the super fresh sea food I would have expected given the location. Worse still, the service was glacial to non-existent and it was clear that the restaurant was missing a manager to whip the staff and kitchen in to shape. At one point, it took nearly an hour for a simple desert to arrive, by which time we had very much gone off the idea. Similarly, nothing ever happened without about 10 minutes trying to wave an elusive waiter down. Like the rest of the Hotel, this felt like an establishment running on a shoe string, with very little consideration of even the more basic expectations of international tourists.We ended up eating far more regularly on the beach, and the newly opened and overwhelmingly superior Beach Lodge where we were actually made to feel like valued guests (even though we weren't staying there). Casa Rex does have a great view though in the daytime

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here multiple times, as we were staying at the resort. Breakfast was fine, dinner was good. Attempting to get lunch was ridiculous, 45 minutes to prepare a simple sandwich. Must've been "too many cooks in the kitchen" as there were five people standing around while we were sitting there hungry,

Thank Kristi F
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