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“Great view and good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castaway Bar

Castaway Bar
Ranked #5 of 66 Restaurants in Dili
Cuisines: Bar, Australian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great view and good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Being across the road from the beach, it is scenic, but a bit noisy with traffic. However the food is good and the prices reasonable, but drinks are a bit expensive.

Visited May 2014
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169 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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4,916 reviews
2,760 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,802 helpful votes
“Good place for meeting friends”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Like so much of Dili, seemingly expensive but a good place to meet westerner friends. didn't really want to have more western food but given the clientele, you learn to live with it. Good location and relaxing atmosphere for a drink or lunch.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Prices to match the clientele”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

Food is alright. The big breakfast is pretty popular, but everything is priced to match the wallets of the predominately expat community

Visited June 2014
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Different day different price!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Castaway has always been one of my favorite places to have a drink. However, the price varies from day to day. Some days a glass of wine is 4 dollars and another day 6 dollars. The food is reasonable. I would go with the Chicken Snitzels. However, avoid the salads unless you want a case of the runs. We had a salad the other day and it contained so much protein (ie lots of insects). Still you can't beat the sunset going down with a glass of wine ...

  • Visited June 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great live music and good times”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Great live music on Friday nights. Heaps of people having a awesome time. Get there a little earlier to secure a seat.
Service here is great and drinks are reasonably priced. I love the place. The next morning, after a great night drinking, listening to the live band, castaways does a perfect breakfast with fresh juice.
Castaways is a must every time I'm in Dili.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Jeremy D
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