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Santa Maria | Hotel Odjo d'Agua, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 14 14
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just the best view and place to be for a G & T or beer at midday. Clean, welcoming, and we met some lovely new friends there.

Thank Jane M
Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After "a busy day at the office" spend time relaxing for the afternoon with some beer or wine and a leisurely beautiful meal with the best seaside view in town cooled by the sea breeze. You'll be back. We were several times.

Thank John R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a real find after wandering about Santa Maria. As others have stated it is a bit more formal but the staff are fantastic and cannot do enough for you. The food is good and the views while eating are excellent. My wife and I spent the whole afternoon just sat watching the world go by. I would highly... More 

Thank Lee B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slightly more formal than many of the restaurants in Santa Maria. Very good service and food. Watching the tide come in with a view all the way down the beach makes it a romantic setting.

Thank Michelle O
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location - book though as we were fortunate to get a table. The food was delicious. I had seafood and my partner had a good meat dish. Setting and ambience lovely.

Thank Ilikefoodandbeer
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spotted this place from the Beach one evening. It was busy, we hadn't made a reservation, but they quickly found us a table. Service was very good, as was the food. It was very atmospheric, as the wind had picked up and was driving the waves into the shore. There were some local singers performing who added to the... More 

Thank John D
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a lovely location by the sea. The atmosphere is intimate and more traditional but they do welcome children. We had 3 good quality meals plus some nice cocktails and the service was quick, friendly and efficient.

Thank Sarahinwilmslow
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The most important aspect of this restaurant is the location, directly besides the rolling waves from the ocean. Food is nothing special and service not really friendly.

Thank Japiooooo1306
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

NO stress medium class Food good service and Nice stab. - the cats in the restaurant area trying to beg food

Thank Roger V
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

According to the reviews Farolin should have it all: great food, great location, great atmosphere. So we decided to have dinner there. The location is indeed great, high above the sea. We decided to sit outside. This was a mistake because if there is wind (and there seems to be always wind on Sal) this restaurant seems to be right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Maria | Hotel Odjo d'Agua, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 14 14

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