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Ristorante Belmondo

Senhora Da Rocha Beach | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450 , Portugal
+351 282 313 132
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Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Porches
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Come and discover art and passion in the true flavours and aromas of authentic "cucina d'Italia." Belmondo gives you the experience of pure gastronomic pleasure amid fantastic scenery. It is only a few steps from the Atlantic Ocean, on the cliffs above Senhora da Rocha beach, between the Pestana Viking and Vila Vita hotels.In November 2012, Belmondo was honoured by the Italian Embassy with the Ospitalità Italiana prize wich selects restaurants from around the world that represent genuine italian cuisine and culture.After a career of 30 years of career in italian food business , in the best restaurants in Italy, France and Germany, distinguished Chef Américo Palmeira ensures that Belmondo’s philosophy - quality and "passione per la cucina" – is upheld. An irresistible menu and a selection of true nectars of the gods create the right atmosphere to relax and soak up the Belmondo world ...
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is in a delightful setting and we were entertained by a very capable singer on the poolside. The dourness of the receptionist was offset by a friendly and attentive waiter. The menu looked quite exciting but it was pricey. The melodious tones of the vocalist helped us endure a twenty minute wait for drinks. We waited for about... More

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Rothwell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is not a bad restaurant by all means but I think it has pretensions to being better than it actually is. When I visited, the food was fine (I had fillet steak in Gorgonzola sauce, which was very nice) but the service wasn't as good as it might have been. It was the most expensive restaurant we visited during... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

When we walked in we thought the we would be in for a real treat. The ambience and setting is really nice and there was live music. What a disappointment therefore, to receive such poor service. There was a long wait for the drinks and food and when it finally arrived it wasn't hot, I had to send mine back.... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The ambience of the restaurant was high end, with comfy sofa's, a cosy fireplace, a champagne and cocktail bar area, a dress code sign on the wall and very smartly dressed waiters. I walked in thinking, oh god, were in for a very special treat tonight and instead received a really poor service, our food took an hour to reach... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

we loved Belmondo restaurant. it has a lovely pool whcih, if you eat in the restaurant you can use for free. It's not cheap but the food is good. The salads are so delicious - I would recommend the seafood salad! My other half loved the pizza. the staff were really friendly and attentive as well. In the middle of... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I am shocked by some of the reviews made here , especially the one from the person who stayed at terrace club. I loved the answer from the management though. We only ate here for lunch on a couple of occasions during our 7 days stay and we absolutely loved the food. The lady taking our orders seem very professional... More

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RistoranteBelmondo, Proprietário at Ristorante Belmondo, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, especially coming from a person of good sense. We were happy to have given recognition to an employee who works with us for eight years, of which we are proud. We also felt shock when reading some false reviews about Belmondo. This is due to two things: unfair competition and badly intentioned people. We... More

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We only visited this restaurant once as the waiting time was unbelievable. The food arrived an hour and a half after we ordered it despite several requests as to its whereabouts. Many other diners were also left waiting for ages even with small children who were very hungry. Once it arrived the food was actually delicious however this was not... More

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RistoranteBelmondo, Proprietário at Ristorante Belmondo, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your visit and compliment about our food. In Belmondo we always do our best to satisfy our guests. In August, we are faced with hundreds of guests who visit us without reservation, that difficults our work in this very busy month in the Algarve. Being our freshly prepared food with the freshest market products, sometimes to... More

london
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

eaten there many times, lovely food and great service... I think the staff are told to adapt a certain stance however oncs they know u they will joke and laugh with u Great place

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North west
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

On our first night we went to this restaurant on advice from out hotel terrace club. It was average food , I had risotto, not seasoned , tasteless and I make better. The prawn starter was nice. We had garlic bread and asked for cheese it came plain. We asked for cheese, the waitress that had given us evil stares... More

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RistoranteBelmondo, Proprietário at Ristorante Belmondo, responded to this review

Hello, Its totally impossible that your evaluation is true. The waitress mentioned in the review works in Belmondo for 7 years and is a competent professional and extremely friendly. Regarding the food, we are sure that all the dishes are delicious as undergo a quality control before reaching the table. For this reason and more, since 2012 we are honored... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went here on our last night before leaving Portugal. Warm welcome and quickly seated. The food was amazing however a bit over priced and one waiter was rather abrupt and rude to use but another member of staff was lovely and made up for his rudeness.

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