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Restaurante Malveiro

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Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135 , Portugal
917 824 131
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the Algarve. Wonderful ambience, colonial, Mozambique. Beautiful food, good choice. Lionel and his staff are second to none. Must book not to be disappointed. We return regularly, can't resist it!

Thank Margaret587
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been visiting the Algarve for 20 years , and found Malveiro about 5 years ago . For us it's now a must visit , and all because the Standards set by Leonel are so high , and have never waivered. He is a hardworking front of house man , who deserves the success and reputation he has achieved... More 

Thank 186605Holiday
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little off the beaten path but well worth the effort to find. A relatively small selection of dishes on the menu but don't let that fool you - the quality is superb. The Mozambique 'Prawn' starter was excellent as was the Clay Shingle Kid. The only disappointment was the fact that I was too full to attempt one of... More 

Thank Ian565
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Restaurante Malveiro just outside Almancil is well worth a visit. I went with three other golfers with whom I was holidaying in the area. Leonel the host is incredibly genial, and all his staff are friendly and helpful. The food is great – I had the restaurant’s signature dish of goat in a terracotta casserole which was fantastic. We were... More 

Thank GuyB698
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We go to Malveros every time we visit the algarve and it is always amazing. The food, relaxed atmosphere and mix of Portuguese and Mozambique food is a welcome respite from Piti Piti chicken ( which I absolutely adore too ) We usually go there with adults, as it has a relaxed ambience with lots of chatter, but this year... More 

Thank cath w
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

As the owner Leonel says: "If I do not have a view to offer, I need to have very good food and service" for customers to come. And clearly true. In Malveiro you get fantastic food, wine and a welcoming service, not always was to find. Please come to Malveiro to taste and feel the best Algarve has to offer... More 

Thank gorcos
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Found it by accident. The food was superb and the price was good too. Could not have a more welcoming and kind staff. The fig ice cream and fig tart were to die for. Would love to eat here again

Thank AliMac30
Santa Bárbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We visited this restaurant recently and were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very welcoming and the owner was friendly and attentive. However, they failed to tell us that the covers delivered to the table before the starters were being charged for. Bread extra, butter extra, olives extra, pate extra and not cheap, these came to nearly 10 euros per person... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Its a great place to be with friends, for business, family or romantically! Cute and cozy place, ull fell like at Home! The begginers are to die for and the Mozambique Curry is amazing! The portions are well served and the have A great wine and dessert lists... The staff is nice and eficient too! I really RECOMMEND THIS PLACE!

Thank Grace S
Pozuelo de Alarcon, Spain
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Great restaurant in Algarve. Really nice place. Staff knows how to take care of you. Moçambique prawns splendid. And also give a try to the "camaroes frescos" (fresh prawns. Next time I will go for the fish. Some plates around looked fantastic. We were recommended a home local white wine. Served cool. We had to enjoy the second bottle. Honestly,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Portuguese, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: 917 824 131
The restaurant Malveiro existed for 30 years in the AlgarveGiven the specificity of our customers only serve dinner. We are open every day during the month of August. In the remaining months we closed on Sunday.We serve lunches for groups only by appointment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?