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“Simply Class....No other words!”
Review of O Barradas

O Barradas
Ranked #2 of 64 Restaurants in Silves
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: The cooking style of Restaurante "O Barradas" is based on original Portuguese cuisine and recipes adapted into a more contemporary defined taste. We only chose the best ingredients often found in the local region and serve daily fresh fish caught in Sagres and the tenderest meat from the North of Portugal (Mirandesa).
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Some friends of ours gave this a glowing review and the restaurant came highly recommended. Taking this on board, we decided to book this to celebrate our wedding anniversary on May 28th.

It is off the beaten track but with a short taxi ride its easily accessible. We were shown to our table and it had been decorated with Rose petals. This was very romantic and added to the special occasion for us.

The service was perfect. Knowing the menu inside out and offering some mouth watering suggestions was an excellent help to us. All the staff were very friendly and added to this fine dining experience. The setting in the restaurant adds to an extra ambience and great atmosphere at O Barradas.

The wine choices were remarkable and grown on site. The truly organic nature for all the ingredients was simply class. The utmost of compliments to all involved. My wife and I really enjoyed, savoured and celebrated our wedding anniversary in style with the scrumptious menu an offer. The three courses were spectacular from the presentation, to service and ultimately in the taste. It was just pure excellence!

We look forward to returning during our next trip to the Algarve. We highly recommend this restaurant and will invite some friends for this wining experience on our return.

Thank Brian O
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Always a regular place I visit when on the algarve. Never fails to disappoint the food is great local Portuguese and the husband (front ofhouse) and wife (back of house / chef) team are friendly and charming. My favourites are melon with ham and pork stew.

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Thank danjed
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

We visit the Algarve regularly, and O Barradas has been consistently the best Restaurant for years now. We hardly bother with anywhere else if we want a really good meal. It is certainly the only place we ALWAYS go on every visit. The fish is superb, always as fresh as can be, and cooked to perfection. Luis is a brilliant Restaurateur, and his wife runs a brillian kitchen. Over the years it has got larger, and more sophisticated, and a little more pricey, but the ambience is always a delight, and the range of starters as sweets has extended as the kitchen team has expanded. The wine list is also superb, and the house wines are always excellent.

Sometimes it is very busy, and the service can be a little slow, but with so many delicious nibbles served while you are waiting for the main dishes, that is no hardship. There are few places I would rather spend time sitting relaxing than out in the courtyard in the summer, or by the wonderful wood fire on a winter evening. It is a relaxed, homely place, with family members wandering in and out, and the feeling of a happy, healthy place to be. We all absolutely love it!

Go for the fish cooked in the oven 'a casa' and you won't be disappointed. The lamb stew is a great winter warmer, and the flambé Portuguese sausage is a brilliant starter. The kids menu is extremely good value: our kids love the chicken kebab, and say it is 'the best in the whole world'!

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Thank DrWilbur
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great food although quite pricey.

I have been coming for a number of years and it's good to see the owner is now more relaxed rather than trying to run around for every single table!

The homemade rose is ok, although we were told "it's the best!" - it's not, buts its good!

Thank jamesfpolo
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Have dined here many times and always enjoyed it we were surprised that on this occasion our meal was constantly interrupted by the owners children going in and out of the door which was adjacent to our table. We had to get up and shut the door on each occasion. Very suprised that this was not stopped by their parents as this is not what you expect from this standard of restaurant. The food and wine was superb as always just a pity we were disturbed so many times. Will return but recommend table well away from the door.!

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Thank FreddieB22
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