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Le Marquis Restaurant

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Fusion, French
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Monte da Palhagueira, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005/488, Portugal
+351 916 076 540
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 156
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Marquis, The Best!

We had a marvelous experience eating at The Marquis with friends. And this was not the first time, actually it was the 4th time we went there. Great dishes, great atmosphere and great wines... If you want the best, there it is!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Wim H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We had a marvelous experience eating at The Marquis with friends. And this was not the first time, actually it was the 4th time we went there. Great dishes, great atmosphere and great wines... If you want the best, there it is!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had heard good things about this restaurant and we booked for a Friday night in August expecteding the place to be packed. The drive up there is lovely with some amazing views as you drive up the mountain. We got to there and the restaurant was empty, and we stood at reception for a while before having to call... More 

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Thank Jonathon G
Beaulieu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Calm but lively atmosphere, excellent food and wine. Cozy place with beautiful landscaping. Fantastic friendly service.

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Thank Casey G
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My family and I discovered this restaurant a few years ago and whenever we're over we always pay a visit. Velma's hospitality is sublime and Vincent's food is out of this world.

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Thank Hannahpriyanka
Almancil, Portugal
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

A delightful and very pretty restaurant. Beautiful interior. In the winter they light the fires, but it was too warm for this visit. Our first time at this restaurant. Food was very good and much much better than the average Portuguese restaurants in the area. Lovely area to walk around and the views driving back down to Almancil are wonderful.... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Wonderful surroundings, a delightful welcoming host and food to die for. Everything about Le Marquis is first class and we thoroughly recommend it

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Thank Patricia L
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Well where do I begin on this little gem of a restaurant! After being recommened by family living in the Algarve we paid a visit to this place for my wife's birthday. Sitting outside in the courtyard provided us with a truly romantic evening! Food was to die for and the service was exceptional! Made to feel special before, during... More 

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Thank Thetrymachine
Bletchingley, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We really enjoyed our most recent visit to Le Marquis, our favourite and probably the best restaurant in the Algarve. fantastic classy and rustic ambiance. Helma and Vincent are a great double act, both trained chefs, she manages front of house and he is in the engine room - his food exquisite and very clever! This time I even forgot... More 

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Thank Jeremy W
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This is a really high quality restaurant,great service,lovely people and amazing presentation.A bit hard to find but well worth the effort.

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Thank Bryan G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

fantastic meal, food excellent, service and attention to detail first class. In all a wonderful experience. Owners fantastic hosts we felt very welcome.

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Thank susan P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Monte da Palhagueira, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005/488, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Barbara de Nexe
  • Phone Number: +351 916 076 540

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?