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Alambique

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Estrada da Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil, Portugal
+351 289 394 579
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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
Excellent food and staff

Been on many occasions and never lets us down. The owner is great fun and so are the staff! Always have a smile on their face. Food is extremely delicious and we have tried many different meals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Sophie190500
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Leeds
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Leeds
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Been on many occasions and never lets us down. The owner is great fun and so are the staff! Always have a smile on their face. Food is extremely delicious and we have tried many different meals.

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Conwy, North Wales
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We visited on the spur of the moment after my other half had been watching the football and looked very casual......didn't matter a jot. We got a very warm welcome, thoroughly enjoyed our food and will return (minus other half wearing his Crocs!!)

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Northampton
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Everytime we come here, everytime we love it. The service is exceptional, the food consistently good, the wine delightful. Ate outside as was unseasonably hot. Keep up the great work Alambique. We love this place!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We booked for 50 people so we they decided to put us the a private room away from the main restaurant was we probably a good idea as we were reasonably loud and it made it more intimate for us. only two people out of the 50 did not particularly enjoy their main meal, but one ordered the wrong thing... More 

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kent
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

What a lovely restaurant, we were running late so telephoned to explain we were going to be late they were so kind dont rush take your time. Waiters so nice and monk fish curry to die for, love it.

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A warm friendly welcome, lovely restaurant with roaring fires.great menu selection and wines.very busy for a Thursday evening tells you something when a restaurant is full in march! Superb quality of food with a varied menu ...highly recommend

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is all show and no substance. The outside area looks great with the stone walls, lovely planting and the nice naked flames.... but don't let this "sorcery" enchant you. The menu is quite varied and I was hopeful that the food would be very good on account of the very high prices. Then the food came out and... More 

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I liked the filet of beef that I had on this visit. My friends and I visit this restaurant most time we come to Portugal. It is not cheap but the food is very good. The fish and the beef are very good. It has a great atmosphere and generally very busy so book before you go.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Dinner with a former colleague. Visit in February one would expect the restaurant to be quiet, Nothing of it it was very busy. we had a booking, we were introduced to the owner who gave us a complimentary glass of champagne. We ordered and were brought out a chef's special which was a sardine grilled in some type of brad... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Alambique is a firm favourite of ours and somewhere we return to every time we are staying on Vale do Lobo, although we still consider it worthy of 'excellent' rating we are seriously hoping that the slight 'blip' in service last weekend was a one-off, interesting as the owner was not around. We were shown to our table and given... 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: Portuguese

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