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Sao Gabriel

Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
+351 289 394 521
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in the restaurant in the evening with a booking. I have to say that for a 1 star Michelin restaurant was one of the worst welcome / receptions / beginning of meal received when dining in a restaurant of this kind. While arriving, some...More

1  Thank FBCritique
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Wonderful food, service and ambience. Could not have been made more welcome or better looked after and the food exceeded expectations. A fantastic evening. Thank you.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited the São Gabriel restaurant to try out the unlikely moments menu. The food was truly excellent, made with expertise and fantastic produce. The service to start with was also excellent and each dish was carefully explained adding details and a new layer to...More

Thank Aleksander H
Reviewed August 4, 2016

São Gabriel is a superb restaurant located between Quinta do Lago and Almancil. It is superb. In the premiere league of excellent restaurants in this area we rate it second only to Gusto in The Conrad. The staff are friendly, well informed and attentive. The...More

Thank ProfMA
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Four of us visited Sao Gabriel for the second time, and as in our first visit we selected the multi-course prix fixe menu. The menu was entirely different from that of summer 2015 but the dishes were equally imaginative. The servers are quite firm in...More

Thank Dyserth
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The chef appears to run the restaurant! We were a party of 6 and 5 of us wanted the fixed price menu and one just to order from the general menu. The waiter told us that the chef would not allow this. They finally relented...More

1  Thank William895
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant hidden away. Food is outstanding. Perfect outdoor setting. Greeted with a gin and tonic on the house. Staff very friendly and attentive, just perfect. A must if you are staying in the area. €10 in taxi from Ria park hotel.

Thank Sal265
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We came for the Sunday lunch set menu. For 32€ you get a very good and honest menu. Creative, not very typical but very good level for the price. Looking forward to visit the Thai Garden.

Thank Jnamaral
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We rented in the area for a year and didn't visit this restaurant. We were over on holiday and knew we had to come. Beautiful warm evening, so we sat outside. We all decided on the Al La Carte menu, I had the scallops, hake...More

Thank Mat1lda1
Reviewed July 4, 2016

For a relaxed and comfortable restaurant either inside or out in the garden area this is the top place. Everyone is friendly and courteous without an obvious presence. They are attentive when needed but unobtrusive in the background. Most perfect service from an amazing menu....More

Thank NickyPuss
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they have a vegetarian menu, i.e. no fish meat or poultry, but eggs cheese and milk are fine ?
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Alice_Romsey | Reviewed this property |
I'd just mention it when you book and they'll be super helpful to give you an excellent meal whatever your needs.
Do you accept children age 12 & 11 for Saturday dinner? They behave well.
March 8, 2016|
Response from Tazjocks | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale do Lobo Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-106, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 521
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