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O Leao de Porches

Rua da Igreja, Porches 8400-473, Portugal
+351 282 381 384
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rua da Igreja, Porches 8400-473, Portugal
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food in a beautiful building. Service was attentive and there was a lovely atmosphere. Expensive but worth it for a high quality special meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Natalieerica
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

by checking the other reviews, we assumed to be delighted by the food and service ... but, we have been disappointed ! indeed, it‘s a nice place ... my starter & main course was just average - both with a lack of spices ... not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank hps01
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We recently ate at O Leao. The welcome was fantastic, the owner is very accommodating. I had just the cover but my husband had the codfish entrée. It was served on a bed of red pepper hummus which was very tasty but the fish was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MusicalArt
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing and pleasant experience at this wonderful out of the way country restaurant. The food and service were both sublime and exceptional. Would definitely recommend if you enjoy the finer cuisine of life!! Recommend the Foie Gras and The Duck!! Going...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dione S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I have eaten before in this restaurant and found it very good, unfortunately I went there last night with my family and found the service very poor. The restaurant was serving in the terrace area and it was full, we were shown to a table...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank William M
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The cost of dinner here dictates that we can only visit occasionally. Love the location and the outside dining area, but suggest that you use a taxi, as it is difficult to find and almost impossible to park. Food wise, def on a par with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alancgreen8
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant and were expecting a lot. Unfortunately the cook was trying to create food a la nouvelle cuisine, but the execution was only average. The prices however were not.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 266tanjar
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We didn't expect that delicate kind of food. The combinations of local fresh fish and flavors from mainly the Algarve were surprising and fascinating. Big compliments!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our holiday and enjoyed both visits. There was a high standard of well trained service and a great welcome. Seating is mainly outside, so if eating early, ask to be in the shade. The food was of quite high...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dogbrain30
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Delightful restaurant that has always maintained a good standard. We have eaten here on many occasions and never been let down.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank christopher d
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Rebecca C
July 9, 2018|
Response from Fishtankdiver | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was a couple there with a young baby when we were there
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Bieke_S | Property representative |
Dear guest. Nice that you want to come to us for this special occasion. The restaurant is about 3 km from your hotel. A birthday cake is always possible if you order it ahead. Just let us know for how many people and... More
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Darren W
July 8, 2016|
Response from Kristoff G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is 4km from your location, by car is it 5-6 minutes. It's right in the middle of the old Porches town, near the old church.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $55
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: Rua da Igreja, Porches 8400-473, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 381 384
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