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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service, not a typical Portuguese menu if that is what you expect! A good experience if you have time on your hands

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a Friday night, the atmosphere and ambience was the first thing that strikes us. Our waiter , Lucky was awesome. You immediately realise he knows what is going on in the restaurant, in short, he was hands on. Oh yes, the...musician were also in another class, brilliant. My wife and I both went for 2 different prawn dishes. From the first taste we knew this was what we ask for, absolute fantastic. We were also strike the plating which was what you expect. Luckily we were in Clarens for 3 nights so we went back on Sunday, different choice on the menu but again mouth watering. Thank you Lucky and all other waitress, we can’t wait to return.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a ribeye steak. Definitely a tough piece of meat very far from the ribeye. Don’t fool your customers, some of us know the various cuts of meat. Definitely not to be recommended.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Food & Service was really just next level … friendly waiters … amazing food… great atmosphere … well priced menu… just great ambience

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 18 March 2024

The food was divine, fresh and tasty. I had rice with prawns everything was tasty and my boyfriend had a rib- eye steak, it was done perfectly, tasty, tender and succulent. I will definitely go back again

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 16 March 2024 via mobile

Went there for lunch- good food and service. Booked for dinner. As they had live music. Unfortunately live music sang about 10 songs and lip sync for most of the night or played pop recored music while focusing on smoking. If it was my restaurant...i would no t be paying this guy. Manager super friendly, waiter good, food average, limited vegetarian food but we chose the restaurant for live music which was non existent. Would we go again: NO, gone to other restaurants in Clarence with better food and wibeMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 February 2024

Incredible food, so good it should be in the MICHELIN... Service was perfect, great choice, and a sweet guitar player with a large repertoire. I would recommend this place anytime!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 26 December 2023 via mobile

Its seldom you find a restaurant that has it all. Ambiance..food and servixe..and Gosto had it all..amazing food and service

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

Great Portuguese restaurant, food was great, peri-peri chicken was good and the peri-peri has sufficient heat to it, but can be spiced up if someone likes it spicy. The atmosphere was great with live entertainment, very enjoyable night.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023

Having been camping for two weeks my wife andI were looking forward to a nice dinner on our last night on holiday. Liking Portuguese food we thought we’d try Gosto. The prices were steep. With a bottle of “cheap” wine costing more than R200 I...asked about corkage… R90 per bottle. That’s about 50% more than I’ve ever paid anywhere. So we just walked out… Seems like the whole of Clarens is a tourist rip off.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

Excellent food, excellent service! Espetada was delicious, as well as Lemon bread and butter pudding Special mention to Thabang!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023

From the very start we were welcomed with open arms. The ambience is amazing. Food was fantastic. Frans our waiter gave us 5 star service. The friendliness the service, the personality. Super impressed. Vincent checked in on too. Gosto can be proud of waiters like...these two gentlemen. Will surely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023

Such a wonderful vibe and the food was spectacular. Thank you to our waitress Patricia for great service with a smile.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 11 August 2023

Good food, good vibe, excellent service, we loved our waitress, Patricia, a gem, for sure. We just enjoyed the whole experience .

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

Exceptional service offered by Frans😊😊😊😊😊he was very efficient and we were indeed in good hands. Compliments to the chef also I almost licked my plate😂great food👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

Date of visit: August 2023
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Response from GostoRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi We do a Vegetarian Maroccan Stew with Cous Cous We are a Portuguese Free State Restaurant so this is my only Vegan option. Sorry..... Love from Clarens
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I’m Chris Mulder from Amsterdam Not the restaurant
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Response from Henry Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I had a peri peri chicken and it was great.
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Gosto Portuguese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4