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GIgi's

Beachside, Quinta do Lago, Portugal
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: http://www.quintaproperty.com/guide/gigis-beach-restaurant-in-quinta-do-lago-343.html
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Reading all these reviews it seems the world is divided: Those who adore the laid back atmosphere and fabulously fresh, beautifully cooked fish........ and those who choke on the bill and want something more akin to 'fine dining for their money . Let's just say, fine dining it's not, but the best fish I've ever eaten? Possibly..... no, probably. It... More

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Dublin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just returned from lunch in this beach-side restaurant. We are used to eating in expensive restaurants and have no problem with paying a lot of money for good food in a pleasant environment. However we left this restaurant feeling utterly robbed. We were charged €180 for half a sea bass between three adults and two children. We each had two... More

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Not only would I but have - now for the fourth year running. Just a little gem, the freshest seafood perfectly cooked, simple bowl of salad which has a freshness that always surprises me and a few seasonal veg. Nothing else - nothing else needed just a chilled bottle or two! (Taxi recommended) Only open for lunch and only takes... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is an iconic restaurant. We always go there when in Quints Da Lago.. The food is sublime and the music magical if you cannot relax here on holiday then you need to have therapy. .

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York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Still the same, nice setting, good food but exceptionally expensive. An evening meal at any of the very top restaurants in the area cost similar to a lunch here. Sadly their pricing makes it simply not worth it.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Almost did not go because of some of the negative reviews. So glad good friends treated us. Great spot. Friendly and great fish. Will be making it an annual event😎😎😎

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We heard about Gigi's from several people in Lisbon before we arrived in the Algarves. They did not do it justice! It is the best fishe we have ever eaten! There is no menu, they take you over to the fish counter to select the fish you want. The first day we had stone bass and since it was so... More

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County Kildare, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stumbled upon this little gem on the last day of our holidays. Great atmosphere with fabulous music playing and all round a great buzz about the place. Food was excellent - our 15 year old daughter and her pal practically licked the plates and reckoned it was the best meal ever. This is simple great quality fresh produce cooked to... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I love this place, the fish is fresh caught from the day. The owner charismatic character selects personally at the market every fish that you will eat, and you might be lucky enough to be offered a special dish off the menu that he will prepare for you. the atmosphere is great, we feel the great hospitality that this family... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Choice of fish, preparation and service were excellent. The location on the beach was very enjoyable but this appears to be a very popular lunchtime restaurant so booking is essential.

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