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Castaway Bar

Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
+670 7723 5449
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good56%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“satay” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great to get back from a dive and have a selection of great food to meet the hunger one feels after a couple of exciting dives. Great quality food served by friendly staff.

Thank keiths397
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here most nights we’ve been in Dili and haven’t been disappointed. The burgers are especially good and the open air restaurant with sea views is a great place for a beer in the evening.

Thank Sharky89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a very lunch of fish and chips and a Bintang beer at this well known eatery on the Esplanade in Dili. Wait staff were prompt and attentive with only a short time before the food was served. Menu was mainly western style food. The...More

Thank TripMember07162015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the good location in Avenida de Portugal, I always found Castaway was filled with western customers, either in family or business purpose. They provide western food like pasta, pizza, salad, burger, along with coffee and alcohol. Quite expensive though. Not a halal restaurant...More

Thank Reananda Hidaya... P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and live band some nights! Jut above Dive Timor and overlooking the bay. Good coffee and open early!

Thank mhdiver
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I like a large burger and chips, but there are dishes for all taste including vegan and vegetarian. Nice view of Atauro island and sometimes live music.

Thank Barduagni B
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This is only of my favorite places to have a quiet drink or casual meal. Great views of the beach and water and also Atauro island.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was a great little restaurant and bar that overlooked the ocean and offered a wide variety of good Western food (compared to almost everywhere else in Dili). It had a great, beachy laid back feel and I enjoyed spending time there. My boyfriend and...More

Thank Raelan
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Best years have gone for this place, but still manages to keep pleasant. Nowadays it might be the best place for a wide choice of homemade burgers. Never disappointed in Castaway.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided to try the Pizza, but was disappointed. Unfortunately the taste was overwhelmed but the oil. It dominated the taste and even now it’s still in my taste buds unfortunately. The surrounding and service was great and very friendly and...More

Thank Steve07777
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Portugal | Motadel, Dili, East Timor
  • Location: Asia  >  East Timor  >  Dili District  >  Dili
  • Phone Number: +670 7723 5449
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