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casa velha

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Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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estrada de sta eulalia, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
289541926
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  • 64
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  • 46
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great food

This place is brilliant food and service is first class...always eat here once or twice when on holidays they do a travellers menu which is very good or just off main menu

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
kate5868
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is brilliant food and service is first class...always eat here once or twice when on holidays they do a travellers menu which is very good or just off main menu

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very good choice of menu. we ate from the tourist menu which was very good value, included 3 course meal and drink. Would visit again when next staying nearby.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food served by lovely people 5 people dining all enjoyed. Old house bar on side also run by same lovely people had many a good night in there.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

11 of us ate here over New year, all of us had tourist menu and were delighted with meals. Will see you when we return in May as is one we must do each visit! We also found the bar next door and had a great night.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Warm and welcoming food excellent with good menu selection, waitresses always polite. Also had kareokee bar adjoining if you fancied joining in.

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1 Thank DorothyM2711
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Called here to eat one evening as we'd read good reviews and the menu looked good. My partner had the sardines, which came in a Portuguese sauce, he said they were delicious! He then had the leg of lamb, again it was really well cooked and tasty, i had the Portuguese steak, amazing! We then had home made cheesecake!! And... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We choose to eat here from the reviews on tripadvisor,we weren't disappointed .We started with the cover the pate was delicious,my husband had French onion soup,I had prawn cocktail,main courses were both steak in different sauces these were also cooked to perfection.The service was friendly& good also the meal wasn't,t hurried.will certainly return.

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2 Thank Lyn321
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

It was lovely to return to Casa Velha as we had been going there for years, it still looked the same and had the same charming Portuguese owner who remembered us! My husband had roast leg of lamb with saute potatoes it was delicious and I was sorry I never ordered it myself when I tasted it,I was happy with... More 

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lisburn
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Great little restaurant,food is brill and the quantity is great,not cheap but you get what you pay for,great service lovely food and a we tip go for the house wine,its a litre we had the red,the onion soup is a meal on its own,you will enjoy

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We had the tourist menu and it was great value. We are back for New Year and will be coming back. The soup & deserts were excellent, liver was good, Portugese pork a little tough. I will try a fish dish next time as looked very good. Only negative was the smell of drains, which was off putting when we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: estrada de sta eulalia, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: 289541926

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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