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Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 313 995
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent value, lovely setting

Can we just say that from the outside you would never believe this place was so good, but it is! 12.50 each for the tourist menu, starter, main and a great dessert plus you get a half bottle of house wine each! We'll done to everyone here, you deserve 5 stars and more, we came back for lunch, you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
Dandcp2014
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County Wicklow, Ireland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
County Wicklow, Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Can we just say that from the outside you would never believe this place was so good, but it is! 12.50 each for the tourist menu, starter, main and a great dessert plus you get a half bottle of house wine each! We'll done to everyone here, you deserve 5 stars and more, we came back for lunch, you must... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We first saw this restaurant during the day when out for a walk and although we liked the look of the menu the restaurant didn't appear great. I think the main problem is that it is located at the bottom of a slope so you cannot really see what it is like until you are actually in it. When passing... More 

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Torquay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The restaurant looks plain and run down, however we were pleasantly surprised by the food. We had the tourist menu which was good value! Large portions and absolutely stuffed when we left. Definitely worth a visit, staff friendly and welcoming

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

feel very welcome the food and drinks were beautiful proper Portuguese food best meal of the week!!!

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cheshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wasn't too sure when we first walked in but how wrong can you be. Amazing staff and front of house. Had prawn kebabs - absolutely amazing large portions - followed by fresh oranges and figs definitely 12 out of 10!!!! Never tasted such a beautiful dessert. This restaurant is a must.

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Birmingham
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You could easily accidently walk past the yellow canopy entrance to this restaurant but its well worth a visit. The grilled Bacalhau with potatoes was fantastic as was the Portuguese steak. Up there with the best Ive ever tasted. Very, very reasonably priced too. There doesnt seem to be any vinho verde on the menu so just ask your waiter... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

never had a bad meal here. staff always very friendly, food always excellent. Shared the fish cataplana with my eight year old who never eats kids junk food. he always asks to go to this restuarant when in portugal visit the blues bar over the road first then in here for a lovely meal. monkfish kebabs are excellent and try... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The restaurant looks a not plain and run down, however we were pleasantly surprised by the food. We had the tourist menu which was good value! Large portions and absolutely stuffed when we left. Definitely worth a visit

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great restaurant would recommend the prawn kebabs, went twice, really nice friendly place, but if you book a table don't be more than 5 minutes late as they will let it go, fair enough but be aware

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Hull, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We went with our two, five year old children on many occasions during our two week holiday. Both the service and the food were excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 313 995

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?