Top ChoiceMiddle Eastern in Arambol (Harmal)


Just back from the beach, and understandably popular with Israeli backpackers, Shimon is the place to fill up on exceptional falafel or sabich (crisp slices of eggplant stuffed into pita bread along with boiled...

Multicuisine in Arambol (Harmal)

This Is It

Many travellers rate this the coolest place on the northern beachfront. A big menu of well-prepared Indian staples, Goan dishes, Chinese, seafood, momos and pasta is complemented by a laid-back,...

Italian in Arambol (Harmal)


On the left-hand side just before the beach, this long-standing, evening-only Italian joint is perfect if you’re craving a carbonara or calzone. More than 40 wood-fired, thin-crust pizza varieties are on the...

Cafe in Arambol (Harmal)

Dylan’s Toasted & Roasted

The Goa (winter) incarnation of a Manali institution, Dylan’s is a fine place for an espresso, chocolate chip cookies and old-school dessert. It's a nice hang-out, just back from the southern beach entrance, with...

Multicuisine in Arambol (Harmal)

Double Dutch

In a peaceful garden set back from the main road to the Glastonbury St beach entrance, Double Dutch has long been popular for its steaks, salads, Thai and Indonesian dishes, and famous apple pies. It’s a relaxed...

Bakery in Arambol (Harmal)

German Bakery

This popular little cafe bakes a good line in cakes and pastries, including lemon cheese pie and chocolate biscuit cake, as well as coffee and breakfast. It’s a cool meeting spot close to the beach but away from...

Asian in Arambol (Harmal)

Rice Bowl

Rice Bowl specialises in Chinese and Japanese cuisine and does it well. With a good view down to Arambol Beach, this is a great place to settle in with a plate of gyoza and a beer, or play a game of pool.

Multicuisine in Arambol (Harmal)

Outback Bar

Among the many little clifftop restaurants, Outback is consistently good for seafood and is always a great place for a sundowner, preferably right after you’ve hit the thermals over nearby Kalacha Beach.