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Restaurante Malveiro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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All reviews prawn curry curries almond ice cream cake veal bread mozambique prawns kid curry beautiful wine railway line special dish absolute favourite wine recommendations memorable evening lovely evening the food is great lionel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favourite restaurants. Delicious food, wonderful ambience, excellent service and very good service. Thank you Lionel, Simone & staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Margaret587
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We looked forward to eating at Restaurante Malverio and the experience more than matched our expectations. The food is delicious. Starting with coverts of a hot vegetable-pine nut dish, sautéed chorizo, cheese with honey this is not a typical local restaurant. The food is Mozambique,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 2RedSquirrels
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Lionel along with his wife and team are the perfect hosts. Every visit we are torn between a special dish of the day or stick to our absolute favourite prawn curry. Along with the amazing food Lionel’s knowledge and wine recommendations are superb!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BellaCoco2018
Reviewed November 22, 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by one of my husbands golf buddies who travels from Vilamoura to visit regularly. Went for the first time this week and was not disappointed - Hubby had the kid curry which was delicious and I had monkfish and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank karen1_taylor
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Was in Stellenbosch, South Africa in February when I had a tap on the shoulder whilst enjoying a drink - it was Lionel! Back in Portugal 2 weeks ago we enjoyed another fantastic evening of fun, great hospitality and great food. Lionel always has plenty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stevewhiting
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Following a recommendation that we had discovered in a local magazine we paid two visits to this restaurant and were not only impressed with the food but also with the great hospitality and service. My wife was not feeling well on the first visit, so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 192andreask
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Absolutely charming family run restaurant, everything home made down to the chutney. Signature dish(es) wonderful prawns but especially the kid casserole, delicious. Excellent selection of desserts and wines. You'll need a taxi to find it! Just outside Almancil over the railway line... amke the effort...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank OscarFonS
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We came upon this unexpectedly & were very impressed by Lionel from Mosambique with his warm welcome & wife’s unusual menu The opening offering was a divine vegetable bread & Everyone was so attentive & keen to please Curries are their specialty & the restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MelpatO
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited here last Monday with family. What an absolutely fantastic place. The owner and staff were attentive and the atmosphere brilliant. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the beautiful wine. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend. Thank you.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GGRC10
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I have been going to Restaurante Malveiro since 2010 and it has been consistently outstanding. Lionel is a fantastic restaurateur, welcoming, friendly and attentive whilst not being over bearing. The food is delicious whether it is curry or the veal and the prices representing great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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August 24, 2015|
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Response from GerryConnolly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay . It is a quiet area and there is no problem in parking by the side of the road . Well worth it !!
August 10, 2015|
Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
No the conservatory near the road is the brighter part of the restaurant , the back room can be quite dark. Been here in summer and spring /autumn time and would say in height of summer can be quite stifling if its a... More
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