The restaurant graveyard

All the restaurants on this page were reviewed over the years but for one reason or another didn’t survive the rigours of business life in Bohol. While publishing closed restaurants may seem macabre it gives an insight into the rigours of the hospitality and tourism industry and may be helpful to those who are considering a restaurant as a livelihood.

BOHOL CURRY HOUSE & BAR

(CLOSED) With a population of over 1.2 billion it isn’t hard to see why Indian Cuisine is a force to be reckoned with. But it’s not just India where Indian food is popular. Take any mature destination and you will always find a few Indian…

L’Isola Restaurant and Lounge

Panglao has slowly been gaining a reputation as a supporter of food modernization here in Bohol creating joy not only for foreign and local tourists, but also for local residents seeking new culinary adventures. New restaurants tend to come…

2 in 1 Woody's and Olliwood

This review isn’t so much about two new restaurants (which it is) but more about the changing face of dining in Tagbilaran. Olman’s Plaza, located along Graham Avenue up from Bohol Tropics is a very ‘western’ style plaza boasting a range…

Grass Roof Resto

CLOSED The Grass Roof Resto is a somewhat ‘out of the way’ dining option as it is in a ‘no man’s zone’ between Dauis and Alona on the eastern circumferential road. It’s hard to give accurate directions but the best way to describe…

The Great Aussie BBQ

As our readers well know we are self confessed carnivores so when we hear of an opportunity to express our innermost Neanderthal we can’t miss out on the opportunity. We understand that the Great Australian BBQ has been operating for some…

Shiang Ma Nou Chinese Restaurant

There are a number of restaurants in Tagbilaran City that advertise Chinese cuisine but unlike much of the Chinese you would expect to find around Asia, the Bohol versions are not easily characterised by regional nuances such as Cantonese or…

Indian Curry House

CLOSED If you want a casual night out and crave a couple of beers, a spicy curry and a game or two of billiards look no further than Indian Curry Garden. Just don’t try to compare it to the real thing in India or the local curry house in…