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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed November 15, 2020

We have been coming here for over ten years and have never been disappointed with the food or the friendliness of the management. As there are many restaurants on this road from Monchique, best to be advised that it is the last restaurant before Foia.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020

A Breath taking view from the top Of the mountain. Sitting under a magnolia tree, a pine tree and a lemon tree. Couldn’t be more picturesque. The food was excellent. Delicious juicy Piri chicken. House made desserts - all Excellent. Served by charming and lovely...nonnas. An All round outstanding experience. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 23, 2020

I have been a customer since the 80s. I come to the Algarve at least once a year and no matter where I stay in the Algarve I drive to foia for a chicken piripiri, though the cod looks very apealing too 😉. The place...is called the mountain's paradise and it is! With a great view over the mountain up to the sea 😍. I highly recommend a visit for lunch or early dinner for you to enjoy the view as well! 💞More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 11, 2020

We Are Brits resident in the Algarve and have been here probably more than 20 times and have never been disappointed. Consistently good, authentic, family run. It’s no frills, but that is the authentic piri piri experience. You’ll struggle to find better and at 10...euro for chicken and chips for two people, it’s brilliant value. Plus, the views are to die for! Go.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 3, 2020 via mobile

Great chicken piri piri, great services and great hygiene in these difficult times with coronavirus being around, we will be back

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed December 21, 2019

We had the Piri Piri chicken meal set and it was delicious! The meal set is quite substantial, so bring your appetite. It was a nice sunny day so the view from the patio was great. You can see Portimao and the ocean in the...distance. The staff was very friendly and although they spoke very little English, the menu provided to us was in English, so ordering was easy. The location is up in the mountains and a bit out of the way, so it would be best to plan other activities in the area to maximize your time.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

Go for their Peri Peri chicken and garlic prawns for a very tasty and satifying meal. Price was excellent and service very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

We visited this small restaurant with amazing views on recommendation of a friend and weren’t disappointed. The views were amazing. The food was good - they do an amazing value set meal which includes the piri-piri chicken. Great food overall, only slight disappointment would be...the cuts of chicken we received...don’t think we had a breast amongst the four of us...it was all wings and legs etcMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Since 38 years visiting this great location with phantastic view and the best chicken Piri Piri in the world👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👌🏻! We’re looking forward to be back in July at this beautiful Place with very nice people! Thanks & best regards from Germany, Jan,Miri,Marie&Mori

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this place on way down from Foia. We had the Piri Piri chicken and it was lovely. It’s hard to miss the enterance as you travel down but well worth the stop

Date of visit: October 2018
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June 15, 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
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April 12, 2017|
Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
I suggest getting in touch with the restaurant. most parking is down a steep short hill from the restaurant. however, there are a few spaces closer up the West side of the building. there may be a step or two to the... More
August 20, 2016|
Response from Ali07London | Reviewed this property |
Its on the way up the mountain towards la Foia just before you turn a sharp right hand bend. enjoy the food and the view if you get there!
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