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Restaurante O Luar da Foia

Estrada Foia, Ceiceira | Monchique Ceiceira, Monchique 8550-245, Portugal
+351 282 911 149
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Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Monchique
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese
Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Aldenham, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Do you go to a restaurant primarily for the view? In this case a resounding yes as the panorama that awaits you from this lofty eating spot is simply breathtaking. Sit outside on a warm day with a cool glass of wine and a relaxing Lunch and you will not be disappointed. Keep away from the Tourist Menu and choose... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

At Luar da Foia, you´ll find a wonderfull mountain view over the seaside (more enjoyable during summer, but really cosy in winter). This is the ont the best, if not the best Restaurant with these attributes you´ll find at Monchique. Just take care of what you eat as starters, because you´ll no "space" for you meal :) . Medium prices,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We walked to this restaurant from Villa Vida Nova where we were staying so that was convenient. We had a lovely meal here, Wild boar with plums, fresh grilled fish and black pork, all was cooked to perfection but the portions were too big, one wild boar would do two people, we have since learned that you can order one... More 

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Nottingham, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had Sunday lunch here on the advice of a local. I think I chose badly as my 'lamb in the oven' was nearly all bone and was hard to distinguish as lamb. Rather tough and accompanied by rice and potatoes. The orange and watercress salad was lovely. My husband had pork strips with bread mash. The pork was fine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

if It's good enough for David cameron It's good enough for me. Amazing food, delicious prices. Enjoy please the javali com ameixas.

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Exeter
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

From other reviews I expected better. It really was just average food, but above average prices. The meze starter, that is placed on the table to start, cured ham slices (some curling dry & chewy in our case), olives, cheese,bread etc, comes at a not inconsiderable cost, if you are trying to budget your meal. Prawns (2) & calamari skewer... More 

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Hertfordshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

What a great location with super views particularly if you get a table on the terrace. The local ham and cheese were beautiful, the house wine very good (although the waiter did try to sell up, too enthusiastically by saying the house wine wasn't to his taste (not very good approach)), but the mains were good, with the exception of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great place, food was authentic and very tasty would go back for sure. Service was also really good we went on a day trip and stopped for lunch,

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The fish along the Algarve coast is superb, but it was very refreshing to get into the mountains and get some real country Portuguese cooking. Great cover including smoked local ham carved fresh for each order. Our order was hare with chickpeas and black pig cheeks braised with chestnuts - both substantial portions and delicious. The added bonus if you... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Having been to the top of faio in the mist we decided to stop here The welcome was excellent And the food was delicious Lots of locals here so must be a great place Generous helpings too 100% recomended What a great decision for an off the cuff lunch

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Additional Information about Restaurante O Luar da Foia

Address: Estrada Foia, Ceiceira | Monchique Ceiceira, Monchique 8550-245, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 282 911 149
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monchique
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Portuguese

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