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Alambique

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European, Portuguese
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Estrada da Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil, Portugal
+351 289 394 579
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A place to visit numerous times

From the minute you walk in to the minute you leave you are treated like VIP! Fantastic atmosphere, service, staff and food! Return frequently and look for to our next visit!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Sophie190500
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Leeds
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  • French first
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  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
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Leeds
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

From the minute you walk in to the minute you leave you are treated like VIP! Fantastic atmosphere, service, staff and food! Return frequently and look for to our next visit!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This has always been one of my favourite places to visit. If you like a relaxed settings with partner, friends or family it's perfect. It is also child friendly - the only fault I have is that in August there is always a slight delay in relieving food as it's always very busy. but I wouldn't let that put you... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I'm struggling to find anything negative to say about our visit. Family of four having our last night of holiday meal. The staff were friendly, attentive and very professional. The complementary appetiser of fried sardine was delicious. We like dessert so skipped starters. My fried sole with banana was exceptional, the king prawns, monkfish rice and chicken curry were all... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A couple of visits this summer and as always Alambique comes out as the clear winner. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. You are really made to feel that your business is appreciated.

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Alambique, is a night out, Not a quick meal,,,, Time ,, pass,es, this is fine provided you are prepared for it. Lovly Atmosphere, Friendly professional staff....... went 2 nights on our break. The Saturday night, the restaurant was very busy,, had to fill my own wine glass,,,,, a little disappointing as you are paying for the service,,, nevertheless,, always worth... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were sitting on the outside terrace, which was well laid out and had a good atmosphere. Staff were all very friendly and professional. Both my wife and myself had a two course meal. Good main courses, VERY good desserts (mine was a strawberry flambee). It was a bit breezy on the evening, but that did not dampen the spirit.... More 

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Radlett, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We spent a day travelling along the coast and although we were advised otherwise, called into Alambique at the last minute to see if we could get a table for 4 for Dinner. They advised us that there would be a 15 minute wait and decided to wait. We knew nothing about the restaurant, we just came across it on... More 

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Quinta do Lago, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We waited about 15 minutes to order and then another 45 before the starters arrived by which time we were on our way to finishing a second bottle of wine. When the starters did arrive they came at different times over about 10 minutes. The swordfish was tough,dry and salty which I sent back. The manageress said we had waited... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Alambique is yet another great restaurant to add to the restaurant riches of Almancil. From the minute you arrive at the restaurant you get the impression of being in a special place. In my view a happy smiling face as the first experience/impact is so important (and easy) in a business dealing with people. It always surprises me why so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

To be clear, this isn't a bad review. This place is pretty big, I would estimate >200 covers for dinner. We needed a table of 10 and the could comfortably fit is in 2 days beforehand. There were plenty of other large tables there too. The menu reminded me of old fashioned "simple" dishes of prawn cocktails, steak, pepper steak,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada da Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 579

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

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