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“Vaults restaurant, Almancil, Portugal”
Review of Vaults (since 1670) - CLOSED

Vaults (since 1670)
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A series of extraordinary vaulted ceilings draw the eyes upwards the instant you step over Vaults threshold. This ancient former coaching house on the main street of Almancil is an architectural masterpiece, and considered by locals as much tourists as a special restaurant. Hosts David and Katrina make everyone feel at home, while head chef Marco oversees largely Portuguese and Mediterranean menu. On Sunday Vaults puts on a traditional British carvery (with all the trimmings)served for both lunch and dinner.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The restaurant was empty but it was late October. We ordered starters,main course and one dessert which were all very well cooked and presented. I particularly liked the inside of the restaurant as it was very unusual with brick arches and I am sure that when there are a lot of people in there the atmosphere would be extremely good. The staff were very attentive and I would visit the restaurant again in the future.

Thank LindaP742
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Vaults is a lovely restaurant serving british favourites in a friendly cosy atmosphere.
They have a Sunday Carvery, and Curry night to add variety to their already mouthwatering menu.
The hosts are very friendly and are there for your every need with expert advise on all dishes and wines.
We went with 2 other couples and our son aged 14 years, and everyone enjoyed their meal.
We have been back to this restaurant on many occasions and we have never been disappointed.
Highly recommended!

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Thank Toriastips
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Not long back from a weeks golfing holiday in The Algarve with 3 friends and felt I had to review a great place to eat in Almancil. It is called The Vaults situated in the main road in Almancil.
We arranged a Sunday Carvery for 8 of us and had a memorable lunch. Staff were very welcoming and the choice of food was excellent,4 starters and the Carvery at 10.95euros with a choice of Roast Beef,Pork & Lamb with Chicken & Salmon on request with Fresh Vegatables,Yorkshire Puds,Roast Potatoes,Cracling & Cauliflower cheese was excellent value. Seconds were offered and taken.Choice of Homemade Desserts or cheese board with a glass of Port to finish. Very friendly Staff,Excellent value food in a relaxed atmosphere makes this a must visit restaurant next year. Duncan Sutherland,Blyth Bridge,Scotland

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Thank Duncan S
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Everything great especially the piri piri prawns and eton mess.
You should not miss this restaurant.

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Thank JK88
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

What a brilliant place the Vaults in Almancil is - a wonderful old building with a great and varied menu.The owner, Lil, is so welcoming and her head waiter Joaoa is a real gem. We went twice in a week - one night for a superb curry and the second night for more traditional fare. Great prices with some two course meals discounted and a mouthwatering array of daily specials. I highly recommend a visit to this restaurant.

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