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The Zanzibar Restaurante - CLOSED

The Old Village, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8110, Portugal
+351 289 324 818
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Dec 3, 2014
“Go for specials”
Sep 25, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Portuguese, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Old Village, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8110, Portugal
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Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having eaten in the restaurant a few times now I feel I can review it, the service is very good, a reasonable menu choice, the specials are lovely and the zanzibar rice (a little hot) is really nice.

1  Thank stew_mot
Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

It amazes me that people are willing to spend more money at other local restaurants when this place offers a sophisticated and chilled dining experience for less money! Firstly, the restaurant itself is lovely. The music is at the perfect level and is just the...More

3  Thank James E
Reviewed August 26, 2014

As a treat, to get away from the family, we returned to Zanzibar and were not disappointed. With a large outdoor patio in the picturesque Old Village, we were seated promptly (despite not having a reservation). There were plenty of waiting staff and the menu...More

Thank Barrie V
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Good location but abysmal service and distinctly average food. They only seemed to have one waitress who was allowed to take orders but had no system. Tables arriving after us ended up receiving their main meals before we were given the chance to place an...More

Thank GroverUK
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We ate here twice on our recent family holiday, food was lovely and not too pricey. lovely setting and staff could not have been more helpful. Menu isn't too extensive but what they do they do well.

Thank carken2014
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Location great for families as grass area for kids to play football or run until food ready. Bread , olives good and food ok - service a bit slow but lovely place to sit. They seem to religiously serve each table in turn no mater...More

Thank davidyule
Reviewed August 11, 2014

The restaurant is situated in a lovely square with gardens and buildings covered in bourganvilla. The kids were able to play on the green in plain view until their food arrived which gave us all some peace! Food was very good, fresh fish, great quality...More

1  Thank SineadL110
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Apart from the lovely location that Zanzibar is in, it is the worst place. The staff are hostile and rude, the food is average and incredibly overpriced. The only bad experience in the 5 years of staying in Old Village, Vilamoura.

2  Thank Caitlin138
Reviewed July 19, 2014

A lovely location within the old village area. Service is quick and friendly but the food is very plain. Not much taste in the chowder starter. Main course was grilled chicken with a piri piri pour on sauce, not marinaded as I would have expected....More

1  Thank Alan_Stephenson
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited this place as we stayed at the Four Seasons hotel nearby. It is located in the old town. We were the first guest to enter the restaurant at 19:30, but before we left it was crowded. We initially started outside, but it was...More

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  • Address: The Old Village, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8110, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 324 818
The Zanzibar is an Imposing, Grand looking building that offers you the promise of a great dining experience, and it does not disappoint. Whether you choose to eat casually on the ground floor or terrace or fine dine in the beautifully decorated 1st Floor A la Carte dining room, the food is first class. We use only the finest and freshest produce and cook every dish fresh from scratch. The staff are friendly and welcoming when you arrive and are attentive and efficient during your meal. Our only concern is that you have an enjoyable visit and come back often. Our greatest thrill is serving the numerous customers who dine with us again and again.
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