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Horse Shoe

E-245, Rua de Ourem, Opposite Footbridge, Altinho, Panjim, Goa 403001, Panjim, India
+91 832 243 1788
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
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“bolo” (2 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
€€ - €€€
E-245, Rua de Ourem, Opposite Footbridge, Altinho, Panjim, Goa 403001, Panjim, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the lovely things about dining at The Horseshoe is that you're made to feel as if you're at an exclusive club. Owner and Chef Vasco Silveira always does a walk-around and has a chat with his guests while whatever he's cooking allows him...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 588Bunny22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With an intimate setting, minimum decor, and quite ambience, Horse Shoe may not figure prominently in touristic discussions, but this place provides wholesome, distinctive Portuguese fare. Run predominantly by one man who is the owner and chef, familiar preparations like xacuti get a unique twist...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Quarterplater
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I phoned legendary Portuguesa chef Vasco Silveira from home 2 days before we left home to ask if his Horse Shoe restaurant would be open (he often closes for the monsoon) and when he said yes, I promptly booked a table for our first dinner...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 588Bunny22
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Prawns is not exceptionally difficult dish to make This restaurant with claims to be a Portuguese speciality restaurant somehow manage to Bungle it up. 500 for butter garlic prawns and a piece of bread is expensive and also did not taste that great which made...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ranjeet C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Wanting a break from traditional local fare, tried what would pass as a Marsala Schitzel I guess. Spicy crust on chicken served with fries. Meat pretty dry and at 7pm the only customer - but newspaper articles on the walls read that the Indo-Portugese diner...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank topmail2222
Reviewed 12 April 2018

lovely restaurant be ready for a laid back evening but it is wort every minute the food served is great, the bread served is hot and the butter just melts when spreading it. Every dish has a uniqueness about it . The owner maintains a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ilovearpora
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I'd read about this place through a recommendation from a resident Goan on Mint Lounge, and wasn't disappointed one bit. Had prawns butter garlic with Goan bread, feni with orange and mango juices, and finished with Bolo Sans Rival (a cashewnut based cake which is...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank peews
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Horse Shoe Bar & Restaurant is owned by Chef Vasco Silveira. . It is completing 36 yrs next month.... One of the must try place... run by Chef Vasco Silveira and his Family.....

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Myra S
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Found this by just walking from The Panjim Inn town. Looked ok. Popped in and had a really top notch squid masala. Couple of beers, good service in a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

So unbelievably bad! I find it hard to believe that anyone could have found the standard of food here acceptable. We were served under-cooked chicken on a plate with scraps of salad and less that ten Luke-warm chips. We had to return one of the...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank counterslip
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E-245, Rua de Ourem, Opposite Footbridge, Altinho, Panjim, Goa 403001, Panjim, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Panjim
  • Phone Number: +91 832 243 1788
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