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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (18 reviews)
“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“fruit” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
S.Joao dos Angolares, Sao Joao dos Angolares, Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Chef Joao is a celebrity who put his heart and soul into this establishment. Professional and efficient service rarely seen on the island. Food cooked with fresh local ingredients. A must try when you are in Sao Tome!

Thank T L
Reviewed July 5, 2018

This is well worth a visit if you have time. The menu starts at 1pm exactly and it is a tasting menu. The food is incredible and you can watch it being prepared. There are 7 starter courses, 3 palate cleansers and 3 desserts. The...More

Thank ThreeDugongs
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Tasting menu is first class, divine setting and view and delightful staff! .... a taste of yesteryear colonialism coupled with master-chef modernity!

Thank rachelkemp
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Excellent it was a surprise for me, we knew Chef João from TV but in person HOLY JESUS what a caracter...it was amazing and we will return for sure ;)

Thank Luis s
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Exquisite tasting menu with stunning views. Friendly staff and very reasonable prices. An absolute must-do in Sao Tome.

Thank Th0masA22
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch so much, we had to return for dinner. Not only is this a beautiful restaurant...the food is wonderful. Each meal began with small bites of creatively paired local flavors....fruits, fish and octopus...creatively prepared and beautifully presented. This place should certainly be on...More

Thank fancifulnmp
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Quaint place, gorgeous view, innovative cuisine valorising local produce, nice wine selection, good value for money in this part of the world, so definitely worth a try if you are on the island! The only down side was the main dish, buffet style, which was...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I went to this restaurant on sunday, and glad i did it. They present their degustation menu, wich was very good and special. The well now chief are very nice. The best in the island.

Thank 848elisabetep
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Experiencia inesquecivel. Uma comida de excelencia num local de escelencia. Todo o staff incluindo o Chef foram incriveis. Excelente relação qualidade / preço - Unforgettable experience. A food of excellence in a place of excellence. All the staff including the Chef were amazing. Excellent value...More

Thank SoniaRochaDavid
Reviewed January 13, 2018 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
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Armando A
September 10, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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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