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Gengibre e Canela

Travessa da Mota | 8000-388, Faro Algarve - Portugal, Portugal
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Ranked #15 of 174 restaurants in Faro
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Boliqueime, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Beautifull, tasty, exciting food, raw and cooked. Owner has a great personality and made us feel very welcome. All you can eat lunchtime buffet including soup followed by main meals for just 7.50 euro. Cant wait to go again.....

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Really nice vegetarian food in the heart of Faro. We got a vegetable soup and the buffet for lunch - but because there was a big group eating inside of the restaurant the waitress served the food for us (we did not get to self-serve). In that way we did not get to try all the different things, but the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stumbled across this wonderful restaurant when visiting Faro on a local bank holiday. The food (buffet) was incredible. With a choice of hot and cold dishes, every dish was amazing. I would recommend this restaurant for vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

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Leicester
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A real surprise - and a delight and a relief - to find a 100% vegetarian restaurant in Faro. The lunch buffet costs E7.50 - eat as much as you like: what a bargain! I think all the dishes on the buffet were vegan and the food was fresh, tasty and healthy. Good variety, too. The owner was friendly, welcoming... More

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Antwerp
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

during our stay in Faro, we enjoyed the vegetarian meals, with choice of warm and cold buffet; special the dishes with tofu and seitan

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Lisbon, Portugal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was my first time at a vegetarian restaurant and I have to say I was worried...but not for long because the first bite out of the nice lunch buffet this guys have just made go for more nad the price was also great value, under 8 euros...!!!

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Belgium-Aalst
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have to say that the taste and freshness of the food at the lunch buffet (7.5euro) was excellent. Also the dessert based on ginger, apple and canel (that looked like chocolate mousse) was superb. Only 1 tip to owner: do not play Beethoven (like 'alle menschen werden bruder') as it just feels akward.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had a great meal here. Soup, buffet and dessert. It was all really fresh and tasty. We had a good conversation with the people inside too.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Buffet style meal, superb fresh ingredients, delicious soup, and a choice of mains and salads. Soup and unlimited visits to the buffet for just 6 Euros. Takeaway option available. Central location. We were shown to the buffet by the owner with the words, "Help yourselves, you are at home.". We certainly felt very welcome, greatly enjoyed the food, the atmosphere... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Happened upon this place by chance ambling through Faro and struck gold. My partner and I are vegetarian and to find this on our last day in the Algarve was wonderful. We tried everything in the lunchtime buffet: soup, stew & rice, lasagna verde and salad and it was all delicious, washed down with a glass of white wine. Friendly... More

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