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The Galley

Av. Pescadores - Praia 8600-130 Luz Lagos., Luz, Portugal
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
Av. Pescadores - Praia 8600-130 Luz Lagos., Luz, Portugal
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Came off the beach because it looked like rain, and this was the closest. Friendly welcome. Don't be put off by the offer of all day English breakfast! Service was ok. Tables very close together, and lots of uk people, who wanted to chat. Prawns...More

Thank athelstan30
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Went here recently with friends on a Sunday evening. This is a very popular restaurant on a raised level overlooking Luz beach. The food was excellent and the service very efficient even though it was very busy. Probably a good idea to book in advance...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed June 29, 2016

As the title says. Worse food I've had in a long time. Swordfish was tasteless, crap salad and about 12 frozen chips.. Slow service and unfriendly staff. This place only survives due to the location.

Thank jonnyjonjon8383
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant was 'linked' to the apartments we stayed at and hence received a free glass of wine each. Good quality house wine and a big glass! The food was freshly cooked, a wide ranging menu and served by friendly waiters. Ate here twice during...More

Thank Will R
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Between us, only one of the four meals was even remotely appetising. They heavily over boiled both fish dishes, my fathers meal was so bland it was painful and I watch a young couple complain and get a mouth full about not giving a good...More

Thank XaoLaz
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We went last year for a full English. It took twenty minutes to order a drink and food even though it was only us in the restaurant! It was nice but a fry up is simple the service really let it down and I've heard...More

Thank Wanderlusttravelerd
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Last visited this place a couple of years ago, it wasn't to bad then, this restaurant's probably got one of the best locations in Luz in regard to the sea view, unfortunately the food and service doesn't match, I took some friends for a meal,...More

Thank ashcroft1975
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Location and views great, staff friendly and good humoured. As to the food... Ok there are better places in Luz but it's actually not that bad. Their lamb stew is lovely as is the grilled sardines prawns and other fish and Portuguese dishes. I did...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Tuna steak in onion gravy, was lots of tuna but had been boiled and the gravy was unexciting and bland The location and service is good but the food is below average for the cost

Thank Joannebo
Reviewed June 14, 2016

My boyfriend and I decided to stop here for a toasted Sandwich a few days ago and what a mistake. The waiting staff was friendly and we had a table with a good view but the food was not fit to be eaten. Mine tasted...More

Thank spuddyhawkins
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Pescadores - Praia 8600-130 Luz Lagos., Luz, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz