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The Clipper

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Av. Beira Mar, Armacao de Pera 8365, Portugal
+351 282 314 108
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Steak

Visited this restaurant for the first time. Had the Portuguese steak and it was excellent. Have it cooked rare to med. Good decor and well kept restaurant, which has a touch of class. Yes you will get olives, bread and carrots without asking for them but it's OK. Carrots are in garlic and olive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
achatts
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Scenic view
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Visited this restaurant for the first time. Had the Portuguese steak and it was excellent. Have it cooked rare to med. Good decor and well kept restaurant, which has a touch of class. Yes you will get olives, bread and carrots without asking for them but it's OK. Carrots are in garlic and olive oil, bread was nice and came... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

I had the set menu at €12.95 and it was very good value for money. My husband had the beef stroganoff which was a different version than the usual stroganoff but he said it was excellent. I felt the place lacked atmosphere, and was " a bit over the top", it is after all just a restaurant on the seafront... More 

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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Staying at Holiday Inn so very handy! Automatically bring out olives, bread and pickled carrots(?) which you get charged for. If you don't want this, reject and you won't then be charged! I had the sea bass fillets with salad which was delicious and husband had steak in a sauce which just came with a few scallop potatoes round edge... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A little more traditional resteraunt with excellent fish on an inclusive menu. Attentive service. Both lunch and dinner popular.

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Ringwood, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice during a four day break, lunch and dinner. The quality of the food has remained consistently high over the three years we have been coming here. Very clean, eat inside or out. Friendly and attentive staff. We choose from the menu rather than the deal option, good value for the quality of the food.

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West Midlands
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and ambience. Meal deal €12:95 great just know your given bread/pate/olives and charged £3:25 as cover charge not a problem as food hot and really tasty

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Tried this lovely restaurant whilst staying at the nearby Holiday inn Algarve ( very good also) and not disappointed. This is the type of old style classic restaurant we seem to have lost in the UK. I hadn't realised how much I missed this quality of restaurant as most fare at home is Pub food style. We all had the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The 12 euro meal was great value. Starter, main, desert and bottle of wine if 2 persons shared and well cooked.

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Tividale, West Midlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in Armacao de Pera. Restaurant is spotlessly clean, food is lovely - staff are very attentive and helpful. Will definitely return next year

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Gemini999
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We have dined in this restaurant on several occasions over the years. It reminds me of being on board a classic cruise ship, with their glass decor. All the staff are extremely polite and helpful. The house wine is quite acceptable. The meals are quite nice and there is quite a choice, but they all seem to be served with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Beira Mar, Armacao de Pera 8365, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Armacao de Pera
  • Phone Number: +351 282 314 108

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 22
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?