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A Fabrica


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Beachfront restaurant with inside and outside dining. Daytime we serve lunches, snacks, fresh fruit juices, smoothies, teas, coffees, (including vegan and gluten free options) Visit us in the evening for a full and interesting a la carte menu with an international flavour, carefully selected local wines, produce, cocktails, kids menu. Bright and contemporary interior. Open 6 days per week through summer season. Closed Sundays
$10 - $25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Asian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Table Service
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Reviewed October 31, 2011

I have eaten here on a number of occasions because the food is nothing short of fabulous in terms of taste combinations, quality of ingredients, preparation and presentation. I recently brought a group of friends who are particularly interested in good food and wine -...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Luz-star
cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2011

Thank you for your visits and your comments. We are closed now for November and will be opening in December with a short menu for the winter season. We hope you will visit again and that you will enjoy our next summer season menus starting...More

Reviewed October 11, 2011

Visited twice in our 2 week break, had excellent service and food on both occasions. A step above the average, but no more expensive. Good beer and wine, service was attentive, but not overbearing. A very pleasant place, with a refreshingly different menu to the...More

Date of visit: September 2011
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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2011

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visits at Cafe a Fabrica, and look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed October 6, 2011

We stopped by one evening and thought we would give this place a try, as there were a few people already eating. Price of our like for like meal here in Luz was a little above the average we had paid and nothing to write...More

Date of visit: September 2011
Thank keith47
cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2011

We strive to be attentive at service and apologise if this was interpreted as pestering. We remember the incident with the iced coffees. We have a list of flavoured, liqueur, and ice cream float coffees and unfortunately the hand written order ticket was misread and...More

Reviewed October 3, 2011

We discovered this little cafe by chance on a day visit to Luz. The location and service was great and not only did they offer iced coffees which seem to be really difficult to find in the Algarve they were delicious and perfectly made. We...More

Thank claireybel54
cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2011

Thank you for visiting our restaurant. We expect to expand our menu of specialist coffees by next season and we hope you will enjoy your return visit.

Reviewed September 19, 2011

Not sure what all fuss is about, we had awful visit. Visited with wife and two young kids ( one was a young baby). Booked for 7pm as late for kids to eat. However staff service was so slow, based on them knowing the kids...More

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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience at Cafe a Fabrica. We do strive to be child friendly with provision of high chairs, baby changing facility, games and colouring books, and a child's menu. However, although we have an informal day menu,...More

Reviewed September 5, 2011

On the beachfront and so convenient we tried this restaurant several times for breakfasts, lunch, and dinner, over our 2 week holiday. The kids got hooked on the fluffy american style pancakes for breakfast, I had muesli and fresh fruit salad or fruit smoothies. Hubby...More

Date of visit: August 2011
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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

Thank you for dining with us. We are pleased to hear that you found something for everyone on all the menus!

Reviewed August 19, 2011

Fabrica is very close to the beach and is apparently the old fish factory! Nicely decorated, with friendly staff and a varied menu. I had the goats cheese salad for lunch which was delicious. I was trying to be good and then I say kath's...More

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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

We produce a wide range of cakes and alternate the selection daily. If you have a favourite, you can request it, and we provide whole cakes to takeaway including celebration cakes.

Reviewed August 16, 2011

We ate at this restaurant several times .It was really nice and relaxed,Lovely menu and not expensive .The staff were young and vibrant. I would have no problem in recommending it. A bonus is it is beside the beach ,and a few little shops run...More

Date of visit: July 2011
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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed August 8, 2011

Friendly staff and great food, right on the beach - what more could you want?! Simple lunches hit the spot (a panini came with home made chilli jam) as do the homemade cakes and scones for afternoon tea. But the evening menu is especially delicious...More

Date of visit: May 2011
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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

Thank you for your visit. We change our menus regularly and this month we have a new pork dish with tenderloin and slow roast pork belly

Reviewed June 28, 2011

This is a great find right at the beach, new since our visit to Luz last year, and a nice change from fast food along the beachfront. Good kids meal option alongside an interesting 'grown up' menu, Beautifully presented delicious food, irresistible desserts including a...More

Date of visit: June 2011
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cafeafabrica, Owner at A Fabrica, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

We also make a delicious gluten free chocolate cake, but if you can, please let us know in advance of your visit to ensure extra choice of gluten free cakes.

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August 10, 2018|
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Response from 529rayf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I believe it is A Fabrica you need to be contacting and reserving with. I hope you manage to contact them and have an enjoyable evening.
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Response from KidneyEastMidlands | Reviewed this property |
It may be closed season. I think they close at the end of September.
September 12, 2017|
Response from marions873 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do accommodate children , & yes I think they should be open 3rd wk in September
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