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O Alambique

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Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
+351 282 449 283
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lagos, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

Marlen is a great host, and the food way above average. Pumpkin soup to start with: delicious!! The deer as main course outstanding. Very reasonable prices.

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Thank johnfrost59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

They make seasonal food, and truly care about what you eat and drink. We felt really welcome. The attention to detail, taste, wine was great. Highly recommended!

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Thank Audun F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Great service and great price. Try the carrots and remember to ask for a dose of the local medicine.

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Thank Ragnar N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Our visit was so good it has inspired me to type my first ever review. We dined at the restaurant three times in five days. Excellent service. Marlene even prepared special glutton free bread for second visit. Excellent food especially the steak and lamb. Good selection of wines and cozy surroundings. Can't wait to visit Portugal and the Alambique again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here twice during our honeymoon. What can I say - this restaurant is real gem: Excellent food with weekly new specialties, a wonderful guest room and an excellent service. If you happen to be in the area and look for a special place to eat, I'd always suggest O Alambique.

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Thank Sebastian B
Scottish Borders
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Staff were busy but very attentive, food was absolutely excellent - all home made with local ingredients, servings even allowed us to have room for dessert! After a few disappointing meals in other places this was a treat to find only 5 mins away following a recommendation from our villa owner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Another gem hidden away on the outskirts of Silves. Really excellent food, great service and all at a very good price. Would definitely recommended.

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Thank Kris H
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Always serves good food, lovely ambience, great staff and love going there. A must on your visit to the Algarve.

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Thank Sylvia B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for an evening meal with my parents whilst on holiday. We were booked in on the recommendation of the people who ran our hotel. Cute traditional restaurant that's not too large - a small amount of tables provide a lovely atmosphere. Excellent wine and food served beautifully. Wide variety of food on the menu for both veggies and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are coming to the algarve then you have to visit this restaurant. Excellent food, using a good selection of ingredients. The convert includes different homemade bread everyday, tuna mayo, olives and carrots- make sure you try it. There are different weekly specials in addition to the regular menu. Great service and having travelled to the algarve for over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 449 283

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?