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Lagar da Mesquita


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Casual dining and lunch. Mediterranean and international cuisine; slow cooked food, spices and homemade sauces ...
$23 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place we ate in Portugal, a very high quality dining experience. Food of exceptional quality. Very good value aswell. Compares well with the finest restaurants I have ever experienced.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Birzzles1
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Came here for the first time for lunch, after so many "stories" that had heard about this place and how good the food was. My expectations were high, but at the same time I wasn't surprised when the food ended up being disgusting. The only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mountainclimber3
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Some days you just want a pizza or one of the myriad local ‘value’ options, but when you do occasionally feel the need to be treated special, or to give your special one a treat, then I would seriously consider this little gem slightly off...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank scuttlies
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

The food at this restaurant is so good I find my self enjoying things I normally wouldn’t like or touch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank steven m
Reviewed November 18, 2018

'I'm a man of simple tastes. I'm always satisfied with the best' - Oscar Wilde. Wilde would have been a regular in Lagar Mesquita. As I will be in the future. I am often in the Algarve and have favorite restaurants. But Lagar Mesquita is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 136wiebeb
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Absolutely brilliant food, service and no problems at all. The attention to detail was faultless. Recommendations for wine were faultless.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank roger856french
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This venue is a bit tucked away so you need Sat nav if unfamiliar with the area. Mesquita is signposted from the N270, if coming from Sta Catarina direction then the second sign to Mesquita is slightly more convenient for finding O Lagar. The barn...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank jamilla A
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Dinner her was the highlight of our 2 week holiday !!! just a lovely restaurant with great atmosphere and architecture, excellent service and delightful and delicious food. Ok so its not cheap but we had a blow out meal with 3 courses and the most...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank kentcritique
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Five of us visited this restaurant, my husband and I have been numerous times before , but it was a new dining experience for the other three. Three had starters which were mouth-wateringly good. Two opted for steak, two for lamb chops and one had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Evie E
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We enjoyed an idyllic lunch on the veranda at Lagar da Mesquita, named so because it was historically an olive oil mill (lagar) in a mosque (mesquita). Service was attentive, unrushed, and helpful (with the exception of the snooty host who was less than welcoming!)....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Justine S
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I paid by MasterCard when we were there in June 2016
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