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Churrasqueira Leonel

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Rua Afonso Albuquerque 107B, Loule 8100-531, Portugal
+351 289 414 113
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I come here most weeks as for me, this place has the best Frango Piri Piri this side of the Algarve. Oh, and it is super cheap! If you are daring, ask for extra sauce, it is potent but oh my, delicious! Leonel is very busy, so if you arrive after 8.30 pm you need to reserve. The staff are... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Just had dinner here, ordered lamb chops, delicious!!!!! Plate turned up with 7! Meaty chops cooked to perfection, great service and very reasonable prices. Try it!!

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Loule, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Just back from lunch with friends. Have not been to Leonel's for a while and it was excellent. The restaurant was full on a Monday lunchtime. Couvert of fresh bread, sardine pate and olives. Great piri piri chicken served with salad and fries. Separate bowl of piri piri sauce which was fantastic. Good service. Excellent value at €13 per head... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

Leonel's is a real favourite. Okay, it's not fine dining, but for 20 euros for a couple's meal, you'll leave with change. Piri Piri is charcoal grilled, comes with abundant fresh chips and a large dressed salad. You get couvert and beautiful local cheese, and service with a smile. Menu is quite diverse with all meals under 10 euros. Get... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Cheap and cheerful but great chicken piri piri. Bread olives,cheese, chicken, salad and chips, wine just over 10 euros, although it does depend on the amount of wine you drink . 😀😄

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

We visited on the recomendation of a freind and weren't disappointed - good basic food, well cooked, great prices and served well in nice clean and cheerful surroundings. It will be hard to go to the market on Saturday and NOT call in here for lunch....could be habbit forming!

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Thank Stuart M
Loule, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

On the way into Loule from Sao Bras on the right before you get to the avenida. Typical Portuguese restaurant. Food generally all good - like all places very occasionally you get an 'off day'. Chickens good but I generally go for lamb chops - You get about 7 and its as cheap to eat them there as it is... More 

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Loule, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Good bread with cheese, pate and olives. The chicken was very good and served with salad and fries. The chicken is great value at €4.50. The service was somewhat lacking. Had to ask twice on a number of occasions. Service was not with a smile !!!!!

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Thank Jon M
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Eaten here many times always consisant 4.50 euros for half a chicken always busy staff don't smile easily buts a natural place with great efficent food don't forget they are paying 23% vat on the as prices once you go you be back

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Albufeira
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2015

The place was packed when we visited on a Saturday night, luckily a friend had booked. Couvert was traditional, olives well marinated plus a nice bit of cheese which was not expensive. I was a bit fearful when the chicken piri piri turned up as it looked like the sauce was very, very hot, and being a bit of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Afonso Albuquerque 107B, Loule 8100-531, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 289 414 113

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