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O Alambique

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been visiting Alambique for some years now, on an annual basis. Every time we have a delicious meal, served beautifully!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Diana T
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We have been many times over the years and each meal has been excellent. Each week has different “in season” specials, always delicious. On Monday nights a guitarist and singer make a lovely way to spend a Monday night! Good food and Excellent Local Portuguese...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rachelbl00m
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Simple dishes but cooked well. Terribly slow service on not a busy evening. 50 minutes from sitting down to starter, another 50 after finishing started until main course served. Painful. Enjoyable once food did arrive but will not be returning.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PK85
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful evening with an excellent meal and great service . We were only in the area for a few days golf and it was an evening we all enjoyed . I would highly recommend Alambique to anyone looking to relax with friends...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W7957LIpault
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not have a good experience. The restaurant was not very busy - we waited for an hour for our starters and then another 50 minutes for our mains. I could not understand why it took so long, the dishes were not complicated...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank gemoala
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My family stumbled across O Alambique on our first visit to Portugal in 1999 and returned every year until our last trip in 2004. We were delighted to find it was still there, serving excellent food with fantastic service. An exceptional experience, thank you to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rb1797
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Ate here on the recommendation of an acquaintance and we were not disappointed. We both had fish dishes and they were cooked beautifully with all the right accompaniments. Service was great, although for the time of our visit (early evening on a Tuesday in June)...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kategrew
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

20 years since my first visit and 10 since my last but every bit as good as it was all those years ago! Marlen is still producing the best food you’ll eat on the Algarve and the only thing that has improved is the service...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Bms2gad
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Very nice food, waited ages for everything & overpriced, expensive to me for what it was, and we were all still hungry afterwards, glad I went but wouldn’t rush back. The waiter also forgot that he’d put our bottle of white on ice so we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank blueval
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is our 6th visit to Portugal and every time we are here we have to visit this gem and enjoy food freshly prepared by Marlen. The food is incredible and the service delightful. Everything is fresh and prepared to order so it takes time,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andy M
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