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Paraiso da Montanha

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
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All reviews chicken rabbit piri piri salad marzipan frango fries bread goats cheese shaded terrace light lunch amazing views excellent food well worth a visit kid da driveway
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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
Thank intercity235
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

A good place to stop when travelling up to Foia for lunch The Good. 1. The chicken piri piri is the speciality and I would definitely recommend it. The chicken is on the bone and dome traditionally. The flavour is great and the fries with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MichaelL19712014
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Wow best food we have had this trip by far. And we have been in Lisbon and Redondo. We had the house speciality of chicken for two Frango Molh and it was superb, so good in fact we are going back on our last night...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ayeshaofyealm
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch after recommendation and weren’t disappointed. The restaurant is situated (very) high up in the hills about a 45 min drive from Luz. The approach is impressive as you climb up and up (ear poppingly high!) and the view from the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JCM72bristol
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This place is fabulous. Situated on a tree shaded veranda overlooking the valley of the Algarve, this lovely restaurant on the road up Mt. Foia just past Monchique is a destination restaurant. If you are staying in the Algarve and are looking for a lovely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AWH58
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Birthday treat for my husband party of 4 adults and 2children we were not disappoint wide selection of food we went for kid and chicken delicious children catered for and they enjoyed it will return, bonus is the parking

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MargaretB346
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Came here 40 years ago and the peri peri chicken just as I remembered. Fantastic position with outstanding views. Plenty of parking. Very reasonably priced, lovely staff. Will not leave it as long before next visit, so happy it is still going and doing well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank _lolnken
Reviewed June 8, 2018

They are fame for their Piri-Piri chicken and the smell of the barbeque even before entering the restaurant was such a tease! The drive was rough for me (motion sickness abound). But once arrived, all pain was forgotten. They seated us outside at the best...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Darthguppy
Reviewed December 9, 2017

It’s a while since we have eaten here and, I have to say that it’s much busier than it used to be-with good reason! Their piri piri chicken is excellent value and beautifully cooked to order. The views are fantastic and the welcome always friendly....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank StHilda
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Pine scented and shaded terrace with views over the Western Algarve. Came here in '81 on the recommendation of a local and it still delivers 36 years later. The menu is traditional so expect Faceeiras (Pigs cheeks), Coelho (rabbit) an Cabrito (kid) as well as...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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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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