We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

CUISINES
Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch
FEATURES
Table Service, Seating
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveler rating
1
7
3
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
1
7
3
0
1
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

I go there often for lunch, good quality food, for a decent price, good beers, wines, so da's and water. Inner air-conditioned space and nice cosy terrace, quite muzic. Next to the butcher, same family. Really "good plats du jour ", you have the choice...of 4 of them, each day different. Or a la carte if you like. Best place in town.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 31 October 2019

It is a decent place to eat, the food is ok, the menu can fall in the category of “Average Portuguese restaurant “. At lunch time is oftenly visited by people on business for quick lunch and back to work..

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Was with a group of people and ordered fried shrimp, picanha a Xeque, fish fillet and couple of local beers (laurentina preta, 2M and castle lite). The food was a bit oily specially the rice and fries, however, the service was great as they were...quick to process orders. As for the prices, well, let's say it's a bit pricey. And oh! It's bot Portuguese at allMore

Date of visit: August 2018
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is as pub-like as exists in Quelimane. Of the three spaces in which to eat/drink/watch TV, go for the first room if you like a more intimate, bar experience. The food is nothing special, but stick to the 6-8 specials of the day, and...it's not bad (good value too). This is well-liked by local clients and it can get busy.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is pub food done well and quickly. The menu isn't terrible long or complicated, but it comes out much faster than other restaurants in the area.

Date of visit: May 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A long-standing portuguese restaurant, it has some charm inside and then a standard outside bar vibe. The waitstaff is attentive. The food is fast and well done. The best thing is that every day the menu changes, so you will never be bored.

Date of visit: June 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a nice bar restaurnat that offer the concept of portuguese food. Bun unfortunately the owners are not producing portuguese food anymore. Now is just local food. But is a good bar environment, no mosquitoes, clean.

Date of visit: February 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Worse chicken and rice ever (boiled grilled chicken and raw rice).No taste at all Samosas terrible. Not going back there

Date of visit: November 2016
Helpful?
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very nice place, with friendly people and very good food and wine. Very near the hotel Chuabo, walking distance.

Date of visit: September 2016
Helpful?
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers limited selection but everything on the menu is delicious! This visit we ordered the pork chops, and we were not disappointed. Their chips (french fries) are probably the best in Quelimane! Service is efficient, and the place feels like a European cafe.

Date of visit: April 2016
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Hotel Flamingo
24 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Elite
4 reviews
.70 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Pastelaria Saima
11 reviews
.34 km away
N'djinga - Restaurante & Pub
.72 km away
Restaurante Quinta do Nico
.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pub Restaurante Xeque Mate staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Pub Restaurante Xeque Mate

Pub Restaurante Xeque Mate is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4