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Castaway Bar

) #3 of 60 Restaurants in Dili $$ - $$$ American, ,
Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
+670 7723 5449
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good57%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“juice” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality cafe style food at reasonable prices. Across from the harbour and ok at sunset. Serve a terrific G&T. Dive centre downstairs were good.

Thank brack0s
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a great location overlooking the beach, one can enjoy good coffee / beer / snacks. Settle in for lunch and their is a good choice, the speed and quality is good. The side salad choice and result is really good. I'll be back!

Thank Buckygeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at this nice little sand beach front for lunch , were you order at the Castaway bar and they been the food to you at the bungalow were your sitting enjoying the cold beer

Thank Phil Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a double bacon and cheese burger and it tasted excellent with a soft bun and great patty. Highly recommend the burgers here👍

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Had a couple of beers whilst watching the sun go down. Castaway is right on the beach on embassy row and upstairs is a good view of ocean and the activity of the main road, dive shop and hotel is underneath so I think fair...More

Thank DF61
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is a laid-back place popular among the expat crowd. I often bring visiting colleagues to Castaway for a simple lunch or dinner. The view of the sea is lovely, but during the day when Beach Road is busy, motor-sounds can drown out your conversation,...More

Thank Bernice R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered steamed fish and veggies. The fish appeared to be less appealing and of a frozen kind. However the veggies are very fresh and nicely steamed (crunchy) and a good portion. The location and the view are great and I'll go back to try...More

Thank sydneyloner
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Good food and drinks! Live music...right on the beach! First place I went to in Dili...and I still come back!

Thank Corene A
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My brother and I stayed at the diveshop below castaways so we ended up eating here a lot. The service is good and if you're in need of some western food or something that reminds you of home, Castaway is the place to be! From...More

Thank Ellen_janssens_93
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Aside from being a little out of the way, this place was really nice. Not if you're looking for typical Timorese food, but we can all be forgiven for seeking out comfort meals every now and again, and this is the place to go in...More

Thank DaveBMar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
  • Location: Asia  >  East Timor  >  Dili District  >  Dili
  • Phone Number: +670 7723 5449
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