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The Smokehouse Algarve - CLOSED

Sesmarias | Carvoeiro, Lagoa 8400-911, Portugal
+351 912 379 092
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good5%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 10, 2012
“Disappointing”
Nov 6, 2012
“Not recommended”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
International, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Sesmarias | Carvoeiro, Lagoa 8400-911, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed November 10, 2012

It was just OK with poor service and menu. The meal didn't warrant the price. Seating was not very comfortable.More

3  Thank gavScotland_Portugal
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2013

It was just OK with poor service and menu. The meal didn't warrant the price. Seating was not very comfortable. Hello Reading your review from April (that was posted recently in November) I feel it is only fair that you elaborate a bit more.. what...More

Reviewed November 6, 2012

We had such high hopes of the Smokehouse based on previous reviews, but unfortunately they were never realised. We arrived 19:15 and ordered 4 main courses which were simple cold platters, but we did not get served until 20:30! The English husband and wife team,...More

1  Thank Martin_Lancs
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2012

Oh dear! We always aim to please, (as you will have seen from our previous reviews here on Trip Advisor) but, it would appear from your review, we slipped up on this occasion! It is just unfortunate that you arrived on Halloween Night, for what...More

Reviewed September 18, 2012

Well what an oasis this place is, set within a small development next to a very inviting looking pool! A lovely little bistro with a good menu and great staff. Being a scorching day we decided to sit inside and take advantage of the air...More

Thank Algarvegirl
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Hi So glad you both enjoyed your lunches and the Treacle Tart, along with our Smoked Food, it is proving to be a very popular choice for dessert! Our Bagels have also been a success this season too! We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed September 16, 2012

What can i say we stumbled onto this lovely place pure by chance while out walking and popped in for a beer sue and john made us feel so welcome amazing couple so happy and friendly which made us return for a second visit for...More

Thank Debsward1962
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Thank you so much - it was a pleasure to meet you both. We look forward to seeing you when you come back to the Algarve again. Kindest regards Sue and John

Reviewed September 6, 2012

We have just returned from the Algarve and visited the smokehouse allot during our two week holiday, and it is amazing!! Sue, John and Ivete are very very welcoming, friendly and accommodating, The food is great, fresh and very tasty, in a lovely relaxed atmosphere!!...More

Thank blossom219
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Ha! The Princess Pasta - such fond memories. Your little girls were amazing company and made us smile every day. Thank you for making our working week such an enjoyable time with lots of fun and smiles. We look forward to seeing you next year....More

Reviewed August 18, 2012

Just back from a week in Parchal. We made a point of visiting the Smokehouse after reading the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed! Every aspect of the experience was delightful. From the warm welcome, comfortable surroundings to the fresh, contemporary menu that...More

Thank maindenturret
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Hi, thank you for your lovely review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and also that you mentioned about the Children's food. We aim to provide children with what they want to eat - in smaller portions of course. We...More

Reviewed August 3, 2012

This restaurant was just a ten minute walk away from our villa in Colina de Lapa so it's an ideal distance for lunch or dinner where you can enjoy a glass of wine/beer and not have to drive or get a taxi to to from...More

Thank Family096
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Thank you for your review of our Smokehouse and our Menu. We have seen a number of people from Colina da Lapa this season (as you say, it is only a few minutes away). If you are ever back this way, we look forward to...More

Reviewed July 9, 2012

Just back from The Algarve, we ate in the Smokehouse a few times, the food was delicious, John, Sue and all the staff were lovely, my mum celebrated her 65th birthday when we were out there and Sue went the extra mile baking her a...More

Thank tony1968s
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

Hi Sorry it has taken me a while to thank you for your review, but Thank you anyway. It was a pleasure and to see Mum's face when she got her Birthday Cake was priceless ha!! Look forward to seeing you all again when you...More

Reviewed June 18, 2012

One word to explain our experience at the Smokehouse 'Amazing', 'Delightful', 'Attentive', 'First class service', 'Quality' - Sorry but I just couldn't hold myself in summarising in just one word because truly visiting the Smokehouse and meeting Sue & John was a definite highlight of...More

1  Thank Mandip S
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2012

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review!! We are really glad that you enjoyed your visits to us. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all - Jai is really adorable. We hope its not too long before...More

Reviewed June 18, 2012

Amazing lunch, we had the fish board and the meat board both were delicious. We will certainly be making a return visit soon.

Thank jayzee6
suziebear50, Owner at The Smokehouse Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2012

Thank you so much. We are glad that you enjoyed both of the Deli Boards that you had. Look forward to your return visit, please make yourself known. Thanks Sue & John

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$14 - $29
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sesmarias | Carvoeiro, Lagoa 8400-911, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagoa
  • Phone Number: +351 912 379 092
  • E-mail
Description
They were THE ORIGINAL Smokehouse of the Algarve with a fab menu that showcased their quality, delicious, traditional Smoked Food, including their famous Smoked Salmon, may open again in a new location, but maybe not in the Algarve....
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