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O Alambique

Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
+351 282 449 283
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant with a good menu. We got risotto and a pork cutlets. The atmosphere is cozy and the waiter can speak difference language with is a benefit. Would come back

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner and chef Marlen Schmid met us when we arrived. She gave us an impeccable and friendly service throughout the entire process from order to payment. We had the O'Alambique Couvert while we where waiting for the main course; and even got a surprise...More

Thank Bjørn M
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Up front, the Alambique is definitely off the beaten track and either a taxi or car journey from the busy Algarve tourist coastline, but one you've got past that 'hurdle' you'll get to experience culinary excellence, freshly-prepared food using only sustainable, GM-free produce and bags...More

Thank Lincoln_Cliff
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We manged two visits on this trip to the Algarve. The latter being the Monday night initimate live music evening with special menu. A couple of our party had special dietary requirements and Marlen, the owner, was only too happy to look after us. As...More

Thank NicksterJD
Reviewed May 20, 2017

My husband and I received a recommendation from the proprietor of our B and B. She made a reservation and sent us off through the valley and beautiful fields to our delightful destination. Marlen, the owner, greeted us warmly and made suggestions. We were pleasantly...More

Thank sargan
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This is a lovely relaxed place to eat. It is all indoor with tasteful decor, subdued lighting and air conditioning. It is somewhere you feel comfortable dressed up or down and you aren't rushed so they can reseat more diners. There seem to be quite...More

Thank happiestonholiday
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

As always, another fantastic meal. The food is consistently of a high standard, presented well. The wine recommendations for the evening worked really. Service is very good, never rushed and friendly. Menu is well priced. The restaurant is always clean (including the toilets) and well...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We are never disappointed here. The meals are simply delicious and cooked with fresh homegrown vegetables and fruits wherever possible. Marlen and her team work incredibly hard to please....so make the effort to drive the short distance out of Silves for the best meal around!

Thank nonamefits
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Excellent second visit to this wonderful restaurant with my wife. From coconut prawns to black pork main dishes (one on a bed of mango chutney and another ordered as a special with lime sauce) the service and cooking is meticulous and all produces sourced extremely...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Marlen the perfect host delivering an excellent 4 course meal and even more outstanding wines from the Alentejo. Thanks we will be back again and until then recommend your restaurant to anyone we know.

Thank Thomas B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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