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O Espeto Restaurante

Sonpark, Shopping Centre, Nelspruit 1206, South Africa
+27 76 758 9309
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bacalhau” (2 reviews)
“cod fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, European
££ - £££
Sonpark, Shopping Centre, Nelspruit 1206, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Repeat visitor and never disappointed and provided you order chicken livers or giblets and espetata or trinchado don't think you ever will be?! Highly recommended and always look forward to visiting when in Nelspruit!

Thank Ibbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read so many glowing reviews and as lovers of Portuguese food, we decided to try O Espeto. The restaurant interior was packed - it seemed like one huge group of people (we had to sit at an outside table, near the parked cars!) and...More

Thank Tinisa
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I live in Maputo thus we visit Nelspruit fairly often. O Espeto is home from home, the service is exceptional. I recommend the oxtripe and all the espetdas are outstanding. The owner will definitely recommend a few special drinks or cakes don't...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, went to O Espeto for dinner while on a business trip because I really felt like some Portuguese food. I had a Portuguese steak with egg and it was done to perfection and really tasty. The home made pastes and chilli sauce platter was...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised with the food at this small restaurant during a recent weekend in the area. The garlic bread starter was fantastic - the freshest and lightest bread I've ever had. The Trinchado was equally as good. The waiter could not do...More

Thank VeeHopton
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A typical Portuguese food, very cosy and the food is very good. We had the Esperada and we didn't regret. The staff was also very friendly and helpful. Will comeback again

Thank msgoliveira
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food! manu is limited but great! poltry beef see food. diferent from the typical menu everywhere else eaven the puddings are diferent and refreshing to eat something diferent.

Thank Eduardo T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good quality Portuguese food is served here and it is obvious that it is cooked by the real thing. Bacalhau, my favourite, is on the menu and although it is not cheap, it really is good. Only issue I have with this restaurant is the...More

Thank Gerrit M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We love his food and especially his pudding! George restaurant is amazing !! The quality of food is great and his baby chicken is our favourite!

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The menu is very limited and available choices are very poor. Service is not great at all. Actually a great pity as the restaurant is situated in a nice location, but no effort is being made to create a great atmosphere.

Thank pickytraveller2016
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26 July 2016|
Response from TanyaCrampton | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is licensed, generally u don't need to make a booking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sonpark, Shopping Centre, Nelspruit 1206, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 76 758 9309
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