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Palacio Do Deao

National High Way 17 B, Opposite Holy Cross Church, Quepem 403 705, India
+91 832 266 4029
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rueben” (4 reviews)
“his wife” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, Indian, Seafood, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
National High Way 17 B, Opposite Holy Cross Church, Quepem 403 705, India
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We sat on chairs which were possibly more than a hundred years old and very lovingly collected by the owners. The collection of old artefacts is also impressive. I would put it as on the must do list if you are visiting Goa.

Thank Nirmal Paramdee... G
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour by Rueben the owner and a delicious meal cooked by his wife and staff. They were so hospitable. It was definitely worth seeing the house and beautiful gardens and how passionate the owners are about this 17th century home. Something...More

Thank Neena M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We weren’t able to eat here but the house is well worth a visit. Ruben and family have been renovating it since 2002 s a major project.

Thank Jo T
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visited the Palacio Do Deao for the first time in December. This is a wonderful authentic building in the Portuguese style which has been beautifully restored. The owner greets you on arrival and gives a tour of the building which is set in delightful gardens...More

Thank Josie F
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful renovated home, food was good but chicken we were served was awful. On the whole it is a good afternoon spent with friends!

Thank gracy d
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A labour of love by the present owners . A lovely tour around the interesting and lovely historical home followed by a truly delicious home cooked banquet . Highly recommend this lovely place

Thank sah49
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the most amazing experience. Its not about the food (its not a restaurant) but about the entire experience that takes you back into the Portuguese era. And its so brilliantly restored that it feels like you are living in the house. To my...More

Thank Sameer2011
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were taken to Palacio D Deao by our guide. He explained how Ruben and his wife went to Portugal to study how to renovate this beautiful historical place. We toured the property and were shocked with what a beautiful job they have done restoring...More

Thank sealcoater
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This magnifcently restored palace and garden makes for a different day trip from north goa - Ruben and his wife have painstakingly restored the former residence one of the founding fathers to its former glory. The rooms serve as a time capsuale and the lush...More

Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went there on the 27th June for lunch. Had made reservation through email and Ruben was very prompt. I think the only way to eat there is through prior reservation as his wife cooks fresh food daily. Its like eating in someones house. As...More

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9 July 2017|
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Response from gracy d | Reviewed this property |
Rs. 750 covers lunch, pay for beer, water, tea or coffee separately.
23 April 2017|
Response from Sameer2011 | Reviewed this property |
No, not at all. You certainly dont need to be formally dressed. But since its also the family home it would be best to be be suitably attired (shorts, t-shirts are fine)
Faltu G
24 June 2016|
Response from Janis O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know if its open in the off season but I believe the family who renovated it live there all year round. Checked my guide book and the telephone number is 0832/266 4029. Let me know if you do go!!!!!! worth a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: National High Way 17 B, Opposite Holy Cross Church, Quepem 403 705, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  South Goa District  >  Quepem
  • Phone Number: +91 832 266 4029
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