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Indian, Asian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

All 4 dishes were really tasty. Veg biryani with madras sauce, chicken tikka masala, lamb madras and Chef’s special curry. One of the best biryani’s I’ve had in a long while. Staff were lovely and very attentive. Looking forward to returningMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2024

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for sharing your delightful dining experience with us! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed a fabulous meal at our restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you again on your next visit. If there's anything specific you'd...More

Reviewed 2 November 2023

Must have caught it on a bad night or I've been spoilt by my usual indusn restaurant but found the food mediocre. It was a quiet night only 2 other tables, the restaurant lacked atmosphere also.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2023

Dear Valued Customer, We're sorry to hear that your experience was average. Your comments are important, and we will strive to improve in terms of food quality and atmosphere. We hope you'll consider giving us another chance to provide a better experience in the future....More

Reviewed 18 October 2023

First visit to this restaurant - if I lived nearer, I would eat here regularly. Spoiled for choice on the menu. I had the chef’s special, which was delicious. Even enough to take some home for next day’s lunch. And they do jugs of lassi...(sweet, salty or mango).More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2023

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that your first visit to our restaurant was a memorable one. We take great pride in our Chef's Special and are delighted that you found it delicious. We hope to...More

Reviewed 18 October 2023

Great food, great people, simply superb. I went to Barton Le Clay to campaign for much better politics in Mid Beds and we wanted an excellent meal. We found it at Cafe Goa. Please vote for Alan Victor on Thursday - The True and Fair...party !! Thank you for a lovely evening.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2023

Dear Valued Customer, We're thrilled to hear about your wonderful experience at Cafe Goa in Barton Le Clay! It warms our hearts to know that you not only enjoyed our great food but also appreciated the company and the atmosphere. Thank you for choosing Cafe...More

Reviewed 4 May 2023

Cafe Goa is one of our favourite places to eat locally. I had arranged a surprise birthday dinner for my husband Mark for his 60th birthday. He thought it was just five of us going but when we got there all our family were waiting...and hidden round the corner in the seating area! They started singing Happy Birthday and Mark was so surprised!! We had a really lovely special evening with the people we love most and were really spoilt by Cafe Goa! The food was absolutely delicious and there was plenty of it and the drinks flowed too!! We couldn’t have celebrated Mark’s birthday any better anywhere else. THANK YOU Cafe Goa for making it such a special evening and a night to remember. JackieMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2023

Dear Jackie, We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Cafe Goa for your husband's 60th birthday celebration! It's always a pleasure to be a part of special occasions and to help create lasting memories for our guests. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 22 March 2023

We had dinner here on 17 March. We are regulars here and have never been let down. As usual the service was very good and we were well looked after. All our food was well prepared, well presented and very tasty. Dinner with drinks was...a very reasonable £72. Will gladly return again.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2023

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for your excellent review of Cafe Goa! We're delighted to hear that you're regulars here and that we've never let you down. We're glad to know that the service provided by our team was excellent and that you were well...More

Reviewed 21 February 2023

Went for dinner and were very pleased with the options in the menu, managed to have a vegan meal with lots of dishes to chose from. Also the meals were not oil heavy which made them all the more enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing and serving you again soon. Best Wishes, Cafe Goa Team

Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

Have been dining here with family and friends for a few years now ,to date the food and service have been consistently on point otherwise I wouldn’t give them my custom. The latest visit was almost no different, food was well presented , fresh ,...tasted very good and considering we had drinks we were still surprised at how cheap it was . My only reason for not giving 5 stars on this occasion was they had heating on then turned it off just before our main course so it wasn’t as comfortable as it was when we first arrived . Please can you refrain from doing this .More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us and we've noted your concern. We look forward to seeing and serving you again soon. Best Wishes,...More

Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

My partner and I regularly visit this restaurant and have had many take aways, however this evening I was extremely disappointed with the service we received. When placing the order, the man on the phone said it would be 45-50 mins which I accepted. We...were still waiting for our food an hour and a half later so I rang the restaurant for an update and the man said it was coming. I explained I had been waiting way over the scheduled time and yet they still could not tell me how long it would be. I asked if we could receive some discount/money off as we had now been waiting over 1 hour 40 mins. The man refused this and said he couldn’t afford to offer me anything so he will not deliver the food. I then explained that this is not good enough and that I shouldn’t have to ring round for another delivery after waiting nearly 2 hours. He then said he would take £1 off the bill, in which I said that’s not acceptable. He then said “take it or leave it” and began laughing. Our food arrived after 1 hour 55 mins and was of course, cold. I understand places are struggling and money is tight for everyone but good customer service costs nothing. The man on the phone was incredibly rude and found the whole conversation highly amusing. Safe to say I won’t be visiting again.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, that you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We appreciate it a lot. We are sorry to hear about your experience on this occasion. We will definitely look into it as it it doesn't meet the standard that...More

Reviewed 29 December 2022 via mobile

We had a lovely experience this evening. The staff are very friendly and polite. The food was fantastic, really tasty and presented very well.They were great with our daughter and kept her entertained throughout. The little additions at the end were very nice and included...a hot towel and mint chocolates with our bill. I would highly recommend this restaurant to couples, families and friends going for dinner.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing and serving you again soon. Best Wishes, Cafe Goa Team

Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

Our first visit to cafe goa as I’d heard good things. Well it didn’t disappoint, I was worried that my friend who was dying for a curry as they hadn’t had one for ages was going to get a bad one. All three of us...said how lovely and fresh the food was and will be back soon. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing and serving you again soon. Best Wishes, Cafe Goa Team

Reviewed 10 August 2022 via mobile

Excellent attentive service. Breath of fresh air to have a genuinely great experience. Been here 3 times in last month or so, now ready to review as I think it is thoroughly deserved. Great food each visit and always made to feel so welcome. Good...advice and recommendations from waiters, and really friendly. Food is always subjective but all I can say is that the Menu is eclectic with the normal options but also some very different/unusual choices for those willing to try something different. I did and I wasn’t disappointed! Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Naz Khan, Owner at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2022

Dear Mark, thank you for leaving us such a positive feedback, we highly appreciate your kinds words and are grateful that our professional waiters have always kept you happy at all times. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Naz

Reviewed 6 August 2022

Delicious meal at cafe Goa tried the mixed kebab starter this evening was very tasty & filling. I had Prawn sag main which is always tasty (and slimming too) husband had chicken tikka balti said it was very good. No room for desserts but with...bill get little chocolate which can never resist nor the little drink given also. Will be back for many more dinners as food & staff both great & never had a bad mealMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Naz Khan, Owner at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2022

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your wonderful review and your continuous support at all time we highly appreciate your kind words and forever grateful at all time. Glad and happy to hear you always enjoy your favourite Indian restaurant in the Bedfordshire!! We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 August 2022 via mobile

We went for the buffet dinner at Cafe Goa where you got a starter, main dish, rice or naan bread and a vegetable dish. House specials and Prawn dishes were extra. All pretty standard. However, when the bill came we were charged extra for mushroom...rice, chicken Tikka masala, for the boxes to take extras home and for the carrier bag!!! The buffet price was 15.95 and we ended up paying £27.50 each!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2023

Dear valued customer, We are extremely sorry for any confusion with the additional charges. Your feedback is important to us, and we're investigating the matter. We strive for transparency and exceptional service. Please contact our management team so we can address your concerns personally. For...More

Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

We had a family meal for four and it was very good. Sanjay was an excellent waiter with nothing being too much trouble and all dishes came out perfect. Additional chilli, garlic and ginger added which was no problem for them. Would recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: June 2022
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Snebtaf Digital, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Goa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2023

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing and serving you again soon. Best Wishes, Cafe Goa Team

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No but that was the plan! We went on a Sunday thinking that was the gourmet night but were told it was on a Monday.
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  • Food: 4.5
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