Black sheep bistro (Swami Vivekanand Road, Panjim, Goa}

In a nutshell:

A nice and retro look bistro in old Goa that has a nice ambience and serves some fantastic food


Address & other details:  black sheep bistro

Meal for 2: ₹1500 onwards

Cuisine type :  vegetarian and non vegetarian

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I rate all the food items & then give a final overall rating which is a simple average of the individual item ratings. What the ratings stand for: 5 = Excellent, 4 = Very Good, 3 = Good, 2 = Fair, 1 = Disaster

Short description- in case u r in a hurry:

When we planned to go to Goa, two of our  foodie friends , aalok and anurag independently suggested this place. So we went there with great hopes.


After we entered, I realized I have been here with my work colleagues and had loved this place.


The restaurant is situated in a beautiful old restored building. Interiors maintain the heritage very well.


They had a comprehensive coffee menu. Very interesting.


Service was very good.

Food was lovely – As good as we remembered from our earlier visit.

Detailed description- in case u hv the time to njoy reading:

Fish cakes full flavours of fish, flakes of fish evident, spices and chillies made their present felt.

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Beautifully balanced. Rate it 4.25/5

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Prawn plancha was very nice. It had full bodied flavours of fresh prawns.


The prawns were served with head and limbs – that let the chef to pump in more prawn flavours into the dish. Rate it 4.5/5


Red kishmoor fish was served on a bed of lettuce – lovely salad to munch on.

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For the uninitiated, kishmoor is a local Goan dish made from dried mini prawns. Kishmoor accentuated the taste and flavours of the dish. The fish was very nice and flaky. Rate the dish 4.5/5

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For dessert we had Layered pistachio kheer. Very unique in concept and presentation I wud say.

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The kheer was thick and intense to taste. Kheer was placed in between crisp caramelised layers. To balance the sweet there was a sour cream with loads of pistachio on them. Loved it. Rate it 4.25/5

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Overall rating of food here averages out to 4.3/5

Will hv to revisit many more times to explore the full menu which has a lot of creative dishes


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