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Roca Sao Joao dos Angolares

S.Joao dos Angolares, Sao Joao dos Angolares, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
+239 222 5235
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“fruit” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
S.Joao dos Angolares, Sao Joao dos Angolares, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chef Silvas life project is simply amazing in every possible manner. Food is delicious and surprising and 25 Euro is more than a fair price , we found it cheap for what we got ! We also stayed one night , for 60 euro +...More

Thank Petermontijn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just stopping by on our way back to Sao Tome and decided to stay for lunch not being sure what to expect. Well we got probably more than 20 small plates of amazingly prepared food! So many splendid flavors, textures, and designs prepared...More

Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived after a morning on the beach to Roca Sao Joao and we were attended by one of the waiter that wasn't the friendliest guy i have met on the island...no smiles at all...and quite cold...and no english...ok we were like beach style, but...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Definitely go here. When you consider the price of a standard meal at the establishments aimed towards tourists on Sao TOme Island you really cannot beat the lunch menu at Roca Sao Joao dos Angolares. This is a really lovely spot to hang out and...More

Thank EM F
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful location with a view, great fresh food presented in 10+ dishes and wonderful hosts. You can also stay there.

Thank Worldtraveler_00_10
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We loved the food, multi-course tasting lunch, about 5 different plates. all very good and the place has a great view and it is very nice. the Chef João Carlos Silva , made a demosntration and it is real art food.

Thank Minouchebe
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Our tour guide said this was one of the best restaurants on the island and she wasn't wrong. We had a 13 course tasting menu with wines in this beautful old building with its lovely views.

Thank Hugh W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Overlooking the village and the bay this restaurant doe simply but excellent food sourced from the island.

Thank chas03
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A visit to this unique "jewel" with a exceptional cuisine and a fantastic view is absolutely a must!!!

Thank Teona G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice and comfortable open room inside an ancient Portuguese rural manor. Set menu of 5 or 6 starters, main and fruit and/or dessert. The starters were delicious, unusual, extremely original in taste and look, and presented in a modern but discrete, way. Main was “feijoada”,...More

Thank Pedro1962
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Armando A
10 September 2016|
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Response from DiPfaff | Reviewed this property |
Hello Armando I am sorry to reply in English. I don't really know -we had great difficulty making contact with Sao Joao as they didn't reply to my emails or messages to their Facebook page. We eventually booked (to stay... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S.Joao dos Angolares, Sao Joao dos Angolares, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
  • Location: Africa  >  Sao Tome and Principe  >  Sao Tome Island  >  Sao Joao dos Angolares
  • Phone Number: +239 222 5235
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