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Sao Goncalo's

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2 Sewell St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 71 851 0390
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many thanks to Nelso and his team for providing a very good 'value for money' evening. Would definitely recommend.

Thank lessulli
Guildford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Passed by this restaurant and decided to give it a go. Pleasantly surprised with excellent service from Nelson and his trainee(Linden) and my husband loved the peri peri chicken. Simple fare and excellent pastries. We will return.

Thank Helen V
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been to this restaurant on a number of other occasions, there is no other way to describe our visit other than DISGRACEFUL We sat down at 6.40 pm and placed our order. After an hour we enquired about our food and was told it was coming. Eventually after nearly 95 mins I went to the kitchen to enquire as... More 

Thank Bowlesuk
Bludenz, Austria
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the restaurant and we were glad to find a restaurant that is open on a Sunday!! We had excellent food and we enjoyed it a lot. As I am a vegetarian I took the vegetarian platter which was very nice. My friend took a pizza which was made with so much love and was absolutely delicious!! (I got... More 

Thank Travel_caddy1000
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28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant recently after really enjoying the place he had at Nicks Old Village. He had a wonderful bakery there and his breakfasts were really lovely. We thought we would give his new place a try but we were so disappointed. It was very poorly furnished and there was a huge television on in the smallish restaurant area... More 

Thank CanterburyBridge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for the first time tonight, and although the waiter, Nelson, was working alone and had a busy restaurant to look after, his service was awesome. The food was good value for money and really delicious. A lovely evening - we will be back again.

Thank Amanda H
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, the service here is top rate - very friendly but not too intrusive. Our waiter Nelson was the ideal host. The food is Portuguese specialities, ranging from simple custard tarts, if you just fancy a coffee and snack, to enormous curries, grilled meat dishes, piri-piri chicken or fish and seafood. Everything we've had in our trips here... More 

Thank Hywel123
Malaga, Spain
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253 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to to this Restaurant as you always get service with a smile and, I think, the best grilled fish in town. Had many breakfasts when we return to SA and all have been excellent along with lunches and Dinners.

Thank 450kate
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40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick brunch. Normal breakfast fine and well priced. Chicken liver not at all what I expected. It's more like a Trinchado/ French onion soup. I'll come back to taste the chicken...that'll be a big factor...but only once the supposed to be white tables had a coat of paint. It's neglected and not inviting at all.

Thank suyenneb
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food fantastic service from Nelson best chicken livers peri peri I have had in along time

Thank Greenmachine1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sewell St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 71 851 0390
Portuguese cooking us inspired by the natural bounty of land and sea, resulting in fine soups and main courses. While the demands of the famous Portuguese sweet tooth ensures a wide range of tempting cakes, puddings and pastries. Come and experience a touch of Portuguese.

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