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Estrada da Quinta do Lago | 8135-160, Almancil, Portugal
+351 289 394 579
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Ranked #18 of 125 Restaurants in Almancil
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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London
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70 reviews 70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It started well. A good welcome and a tasty sardine 'appetiser'. However, the menu could have come from anywhere in Europe and lacked a local flavour. I asked which grilled fish was best and that if it was good then I would take the turbot. I was assured that the turbot was excellent but although not 'off' it was definitely... More 

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London, UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I write very few reviews but I felt compelled as I was blown away tonight by the freshness and quality of the fish I had there. Perfectly cooked - great portion - just right ...

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is one of the dearer restaurants around, not silly prices and overall value for money but it is a treat not a 'go to' restaurant. The service is excellent as is the food and ambiance. If you are looking for a special night out, you will not be displeased here.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We dined at this restaurant last month for our wedding celebration with a party of 12 adults and two little ones. Two of our guests (my in-laws) recommended this place to us as they had visited the year before - well they weren't wrong, this place is amazing! The service was excellent, so attentive, we were welcomed with friendly staff... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Tomato soup...I LOVE IT...and this was a soup to be etched in my memory...IT WAS GREAT, and it is a long time since the last one I had was as good as this....delicious. The pepper steak was large and well cooked, and I enjoyed it, but most of the time I was thinking about the soup. The pudding was so... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is the second time I have visited this restaurant, the previous was two years ago and it's still as wonderful as I remember. I visited on the 20th Oct this time with my partner. We both had the steak, one mushroom and one peppered. The meat was cooked perfectly and both dishes came with plenty of vegetable sides. We... More 

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Worksop
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Visited here a couple of years ago and was not overly impressed but after reading all the reviews we thought we would give it another try. Had a lovely greeting and welcome and sat outside in a nice ambiance all looking very positive until the food arrived Chicken curry was like i had made it and i can't cook, Pork... More 

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Vilamoura, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is one very god restaurant with great food, meat as well as fish, served in a nice athmosphere of compentent people. Owner is great and very welcoming! A must to try out in my opinion.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Definitely not the cheapest meal we have when in the area but pretty much always the best. No complaints. Service and food superb. Worth the visit!

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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

No trip to the Algarve is complete without a visit to Alambique. We booked a month in advance and still couldn't have the exact time we wanted! The staff attention, the numbers sharing the experience and the food were as good as ever. And that's top notch. It's not cheap but hell, why should it be when everything is that... More 

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

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